• Plant Supervisor

    Location US-MO-Harrisonville
    Job ID
    Manufacturing & Production
  • Overview

    Plant Supervisor


    What we’re about:

    • Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
    • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
    • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
    • Entrepreneurialism- We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

    This highly visible position is at our Harrisonville, MO location.  Responsible for providing leadership, training and coordination skills to the plant operations teams. Works to develop SOPs and measures regarding changeovers, fill weight management, cross training and new employee development.  Responsible for standardizing productivity, operations processes (Shift change, TPM, new employee or ongoing training) and waste or cost controls.


    What you’ll do:

    • Responsible for daily operations of the Processing area for all shifts.
    • Directs and councils the Coordinators in daily operations and strategic problem solving when required.
    • Organizes and plans labor needs such as quantity of temps needed, vacation coverage and overtime.  Focuses on managing labor to standard
    • Implement and maintain 5s and lean manufacturing processes, through Gemba walks, and periodic Kaizen events.
    • Insures employees receive proper training (Safety, operations, housekeeping).  Performs follow-up meetings with employees throughout the training process.
    • Works with HR and Plant leadership team to attain long term development and career growth of operations personnel.
    • Leads operating teams in the execution of the more operational aspects of the TPM program
    • Does periodic audits on the operations/processing processes and provides analysis of operations to support initiatives or areas of opportunity
    • Leads operating teams in problem solving and short-term business issues.  Takes part in periodic meetings to discuss long term strategic planning.
    • Works to standardize operating processes such as changeovers, startups and shut downs
    • Implements cost control systems in areas such as waste, repair and maintenance, supplies and labor
    • Ensure all hourly employees’ time is properly recorded in the payroll system.
    • Monitor and assist with adherence to company policies and procedures
    • Works closely with the Human Resource Department to perform interviews and give input in the hiring process
    • Perform all new hire 30-60-90-day reviews and develop new hire training schedule/deadlines
    • Handle employee disciplinary issues utilizing proper conflict resolution techniques.
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    What you’ll need:


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
    • Two years of supervisory / lead experience in a manufacturing environment.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational/time management skills
    • Able to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work for long periods of time, under pressure, to produce results
    • Ability to operate a computer in a Windows-based environment and most office equipment
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Results oriented
    • Demonstrate ambiguity to change


    What we’ll offer:

    • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
    • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
    • Career ownership & development
    • Diversity & Sustainability

    Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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