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Caldwell Mfg., Williamsport, MD - Shift Superintendent

August 27, 2020 2:17 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

Title:  Shift Superintendent 
Department:  Operations
Reports To:  Operations Manager
Location:  Williamsport
Classification:  Exempt, Full-Time

Position Summary

Supervises and coordinates all resources and activities of the production areas for the 2nd shift team.  Responsible for the management of production labor, generating management tools to efficiently produce product in a cost-effective manner. Manages safety programs, training programs, quality, and continuous improvement programs for all 2nd shift production departments.

Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities

·         Provide leadership to 2nd shift to meet quality and production schedules.

·         Contribute to the effective management of the company through development of short and long term production goals.

·         Ensure to enhance quality as well as reduce waste

·         Utilize external and internal VOC to evaluate or enhance processes

·         Facilitate root cause problem-solving procedure to all functions

·         Execute standard work and develop SOP’s

·         Continually improve safety, quality, and delivery metrics with a concentration on customer satisfaction

·         Prioritize and coordinate multiple projects’ needs and resources to meet deadlines

·         Recommend and institutes lean improvements in work procedures, which improve production, product quality, scrap reduction, and worker efficiency

·         Perform administrative duties of personnel following company policies.

·         Provide training, development, motivation, and teamwork discipline for all supervisory and production personnel.

·         Collect, tabulate, and evaluate all necessary production figures for reporting needs.

·         Evaluate production methods, quality methods, and safety methods for continuous improvement.

·         Work closely with the Operations Managers to achieve plant goals.

·         Oversee plant functions in the absence of the Operations Managers.

·         Ensure all personnel are trained in safety issues for a safe working environment.

·         Provide oral and written communication paths for all three-production shifts

·         Must be able to interact effectively with people at all levels of the company and be a team player.

·         Possess the ability to get people involved in getting objectives accomplished.

·         Evaluate production methods, quality methods, and safety methods for continuous improvement.

·         Identify improvement opportunities and perform under minimal supervision to attain results as well as process enhancements

  • ·         Ensure entire team members are properly trained, resourced, supplied and managed to attain strategic objectives.
  • ·         Provide and keep all tools necessary for production in good working order.  Purchase tools as needed.
  • ·         Works closely with the quality manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Quality systems. 
  • Lean /Six Sigma implementation experience a preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience of 5-10 years of production supervisor responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self motivated.  Able to work with minimal supervision

Educational & Certification

·       Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate technical discipline with 3-7 year’s experience is preferred. 

·       An Associate’s degree with greater relevant experience is also acceptable.

·       Lean/Six Sigma certifications from an accredited source.

Submission Process:
Qualified applicants are asked to submit cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to:

Beth Taylor, SPHR
Human Resource Manager/Safety Coordinator

Caldwell Manufacturing Company
Website: www.caldwellmfgco.com
9850 Prosperity Lane
Williamsport, MD 21795


Caldwell Manufacturing Company NA, LLC is committed to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.


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