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Operations Supervisor
Summary
Title:Operations Supervisor
ID:19-14
Department:Planning/Manufacturing Operations
Description
Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables and related services. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in conductive inks for flexible circuits. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium and Brazil.  IIMAK’s IIMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions Division provides manufacturing services in Mexico’s maquiladora region. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy.  We currently have an opportunity at our Amherst, New York facility to join IIMAK as an Operations Supervisor.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Operations Supervisor will provide technical support and direct supervision to manufacturing operations to meet business needs and achieve a competitive manufacturing environment. Main responsibilities will be providing daily technical support to operations, employee management, and developing, maintaining, and improving processes for new and existing manufacturing procedures, including process control initiatives. This position is expected to be on C-Shift (6:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every other Wednesday).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Primary responsibility is for the Safety, Quality, and Productivity of the Processing and Converting departments.
• Provide daily technical support to the assigned manufacturing area. 
• Responsible for the proper training of employees for maximum efficiency and outstanding quality. 
• Maintains and enforces Company and Safety Policies.
• Trains, develops, and evaluates employees.
• Meet budgeted expense targets and performance goals.
• Coordination of staffing for assigned departments. 
• Continuously interacts with support departments on Production related issues.
• Sets high standards for plant housekeeping and enforces compliance.
• Verifies employee timesheets for accuracy.
• Provide support/coverage to other Production Supervision including off-shift coverage as needed.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:
(qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)
• BS Engineering or related technical discipline preferred, coupled with relevant experience in a manufacturing role.
• 2+ years of experience in supervision or relevant leadership role.
• Ability to work 24/7 schedule; 12 hours shifts, 3 & 4 shift workweeks
• Work schedule flexibility to optimize cross shift communication and interaction with all peers and direct reports.
• Proficient computer skills including MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
• Above average communication skills. Keeping Management well informed as events occur.
• Strong leadership, analytical, and mentoring skills.
• Must exhibit initiative, decisiveness, and self-motivation with the ability to assume responsibility.
• Excellent organizational skills.  Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities.
• Requires a high degree of ownership, personal commitment, and demonstrates a strong sense of urgency.
• Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in teams.
• Formal training in Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma.
• Working knowledge of problem solving techniques, including root cause problem identification.
• Ability to interact in a professional manner with all levels of the organization.

IIMAK is dedicated to providing employees with a business environment that supports communication, commitment and the opportunity for advancement.  We are positioned to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to match this exciting opportunity.  If interested in joining a dynamic organization with global presence and applying for this career opportunity, please apply online at www.iimak.com.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran IIMAK is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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