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Converting Manager

Kalamazoo, MI

Industry: Manufacturing, Other Job Number: 44224 Pay Rate: $80 - $90k
In this leadership role you will lead the day-to-day activities of the converting department. They are looking for a strong leader with a technical/maintenance background who will be responsible for a specialty line that makes embossed, waxed coated cardboard for bacon and similar products that gets shipped directly to the manufacturer. You will be responsible for about 25 production people across three shifts that work Monday - Friday, they are strong teams with who are self-directed. You will be responsible for shift staffing issues, insuring all schedules and releases are met.

You will also be responsible for performance coaching and/or/counseling of individuals for performance relating to safety, quality, productivity and/or inappropriate behaviors to include disciplinary action if required to resolve performance issue. You will prepare and distribute daily shift report and ensure that safety/housekeeping norms, procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed. You will be accountable for overall shift performance in areas of safety, housekeeping, quality, waste and production and will take necessary actions to insure goals are achieved. You will notify area managers, maintenance manager, production manager, and plant manager of equipment breakdowns which exceed or will exceed two hours in duration. You will need to show you can develop and/or implement safety procedures and supports the efforts of the HS&E Manager in achieving the plant safety goals and be responsible for shift safety meetings. You will attend and participate in department meetings as scheduled and provide daily communications to the department i.E. Announcements. Should materials or product be determined to be out-of-spec, the Converting Manager will insure corrective action and/or disposition is taken and you will ensure product quality, production efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards. You will also manage individual job assignments and training plans. You will provide leadership and direction to leadman and other hourly employees to continuously improve safety, quality, reduce waste and increase throughput.

Base is $80 - $90k. Huge company that offers a great benefits plan including 401k and relocation assistance.
At least 2 years of team leaderhship experience; Navy Nuke exp preferred; BS degree is preferred or or technical education/experience in lieu of degree; Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must
Become part of an exciting growing business where nothing stands in the way of a better future for those who want to meet the challenges that lie ahead. They have some exciting times ahead of them with excellent growth opportunities for the business and our people and they have proven they like to hire military.
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