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Production Supervisor II - Don Plant (Pocatello, ID)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.SummaryIncumbents in this position provide leadership and direction in a safe, environmentally sound and efficient--manner in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Supervise, schedule, evaluate, train,--and motivate hourly personnel. Maintain high level of confidentiality. The incumbent is also expected to--provide leadership in process, organizational, and personnel improvement efforts. He/she will also--perform at a high level in positively relating to others and positively representing to others the views of--his/her leadership. The incumbent will be a proactive maintenance and operations leader, identifying--process and equipment vulnerabilities and creating plans to act upon findings.Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthen and improve safety in the workplace through compliance within state, federal and plant rules and regulations, inspection and training.
  • Serve as Incident Commander and/or Safety Officer during safety and environmental incidents as required. Ensure environmental compliance through proper knowledge and enforcement of procedures and requirements.
  • Report hazards, near misses, and incidents through Enablon. Conduct preliminary investigations into incidents.-- Participate in and support the CARE about safety program.
  • Maintain good lines of communication among departments, crews, other supervisors and management. Read and understand area notes and translate them into a plan of the day for operations. Prepare and review shift notes, provide follow up, troubleshooting steps taken, and path forward as needed.-- Escalate safety, environmental and production issues--to key stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Set example, sustain open communications, coach hourly employees,--provide training opportunities, set goals, conduct performance evaluations and remedy employee work issues.-- Meet with trainees on a routine basis.
  • Manage employee performance and disciplinary actions as needed. Handle employee/crew timekeeping, including vacation entry and approval as well as attendance policy expectations and follow up. Uphold respectful workplace policies and enforce work rules.
  • Conduct and/or ensure completion of various weekly and monthly inspections.--Conduct monthly emergency response drills and STAR Team check-ins.--Conduct monthly safety meetings and ensure actions/follow up items are escalated and follow up is provided as needed.
  • Uphold programs, policies and procedures; ensure they are utilized and reviewed routinely. Ensure direct reports have the training and tools to complete jobs safely and efficiently.
  • Be responsible for equipment uptime and account for equipment downtime. Ensure work orders are entered in a timely manner for equipment issues and properly coded for tracking purposes.
  • Organize small outages (down days) to minimize equipment downtime by establishing effective cross-departmental partnerships. Call out additional resources in the off-shift to minimize production downtime due to process upsets and/or equipment failure.
  • Monitor product grade and ensure process adjustments are made to ensure all products (both intermediate and finished) are on spec.-- Ensure product sampling and quality control testing is being completed and results acted on accordingly.
  • Perform frequent area audits, including operators in the walk throughs; "see what I see". Address any safety or housekeeping issues observed during the walk.Typical Education
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)Relevant Experience
      • Minimum of 3 years supervisory/management experience, preferably in manufacturing--operations
      • Experience in Phosphate Operations a plus
      • Strong communication skills, both internally and externally
      • Previous Union experience is a plus
      • Ability to achieve results through others
      • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be self-motivated and a selfstarter
      • Strong knowledge of computer systems, preferred system knowledge in SAP and/or JDEOther Information
        • Understand the Collective Bargaining Agreement and apply rules fairly and consistently.
        • Ensure proper staffing levels for the plant to efficiently run 24 hours.
        • Effectively encourage new and innovative ways of thinking.Job Requisition ID:--17472Travel Required:--NoneLocation(s):--ABW Don Plant - Pocatello--Country:--United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **

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