Finishing Production Supervisor

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values ? trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.
UPM Raflatac is looking for a Finishing Production Supervisor who will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the production unit. This is a shift rotation position.
UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions complemented with world-class service. As one of the world's leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2017. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM ? The Biofore Company. Find out more at www.upmraflatac.com.
Greetings from your future manager:
'This is a great local opportunity to join our highly-motivated team at UPM Raflatac! You will be leading a production team at our state of the art manufacturing facility located in Dixon, IL. UPM Raflatac offers many opportunities to learn and grow. This role will be fast paced and critical to our success. Come join our team!' ? Boyd Lambrigtsen, Assistant Finishing Manager.
What you'll do:
Create and assure a safety conscious work environment.
Be responsible for overseeing the day to day activities and effectiveness of production crew(s); assure appropriate staffing levels, coverage, and other practical matters.
Be in charge of daily and monthly reporting, employee relations, including management of related administrative duties including payroll, vacation, attendance, performance evaluations, personal target setting and work schedules.
Work closely with maintenance staff leadership to schedule required maintenance, including planned and preventive maintenance tasks as well as maintain appropriate documentation related to processes and performance. Analyze as appropriate to determine and capitalize on best practices.
Be responsible for Finishing related housekeeping, 5S and Lean6Sigma initiatives.
Be in charge of Crew Production performance analysis and evaluation for providing process, quality, and waste improvement as well as implementation and control of working procedures in department in cooperation with department Manager and process engineers.
Ensure adequate level of basic production supplies, support implementation of "UPM Step Change in Quality" program initiatives for Dixon. Other tasks specified in the Quality Systems.
Who you are:
You have any combination of education and experience equivalent to a BS in engineering or related field and 2-3 years supervisory experience in a paper converting / finishing environment, and knowledge of mechanical and / or electrical maintenance.
You are able to serve as an effective team leader and possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to relate well with a diverse constituency.
You have well-developed problem solving skills, and demonstrated inventiveness and initiative.
You have previous computer experience, including MS Office products and automated production management systems.
This is what we offer for you:
Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.
Additional information:
Location: Dixon, IL
To apply, please submit your application via Apply button by October 18th, 2018. We review applications already during the application period, and you may be contacted already before the application deadline.
If you have any technical issues with submitting your application, please contact our HR Service Center at contacthr.us@upm.com or 877-723-5247.
This Job Description is intended to be a guide, and is not intended to be a contract of employment, explicit or implicit. All contents are subject to change at the sole discretion of the company. Cooperation is expected of all employees. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
UPM North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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