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Senior Manufacturing Supervisor (Newark, DE)

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Newark, DE 19713
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At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $33 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

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Job Description:

Aearo Technologies LLC, a 3M Company is seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Supervisor for the Industrial Business Group located in Newark, DE. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of will be responsible for leading the manufacturing operations of a three-shift team in our Converting department and continual improvement in Safety, Quality, Service & Cost. Supervise and manage all functions involved in the production of 3M products in a safe and economic fashion. Responsible for direct supervision, training, safety performance, product quality, cost control, employee communications, employee morale, continuous improvement and productivity in our Fabrication Department.

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This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

+ Responsible for supervising and directing activities and personnel to achieve an efficient production operation with focus on safety, quality, service, cost and efficiencies

+ Responsible to oversee foam fabrication and converting process for multiple shifts

+ Cultivate and lead team environment for employees by encouraging and implementing cross training programs, cooperation, innovation, flexibility and teamwork

+ Regulate and control cost through planning, implementing Just-In-Time concepts and/or cost reduction methodologies and efficient utilization of labor, materials, and equipment

+ Responsible for departmental budgeting and forecasting

+ Promote cooperation and teamwork through facilitation, coaching and training

+ Review and prioritizes production orders/departmental schedule of fabrication and converting processes

+ Drive implementation and sustainment of Lean Manufacturing elements

+ Investigate root cause and corrective actions for customer incidents

+ Responsible for the development of team

+ Promote, interpret and enforce broad knowledge of corporate and plant policies and procedures

+ Responsible for coordination and implementation of administrative services including time reporting, attendance control, vacation planning, and overtime

+ Utilize corrective action to resolve conflict and inappropriate behaviors

+ Evaluate and incorporate new technologies into converting process for continual improvement in Safety, Quality, Service and Cost

Basic Qualifications:

+ Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

+ Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment in a private, public, government or military environment

+ SAP Experience

+ Lean Six Sigma Experience.

+ Experience with converting technologies and manufacturing equipment.

Location: Newark, DE

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Benefits: Maybe authorized

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