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Supervisor - Focus Factory-Lynchburg Production Indirect

Lynchburg, 1000 Robins Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America Req #442
Monday, January 27, 2020
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assisting the
    Production Manager in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all
    activities in the filling and packaging area.

  • Interacting with other
    departments in coordinating production schedules and related activities.

  • Accountable for
    safety, quality, and the attainment of cost and performance objectives.

  • Communicates and
    provides feedback to direct reports and team members regarding performance
    expectations.

  • Interacts with other
    departments to achieve production schedule.

  • Verify, on a day to day basis, that production staff follows procedures and instructions, completing records, and operating safely.

  • Observe timeliness of
    day to day activities to facilitate meeting manufacturing schedules.

  • Assuring that staff
    receives necessary training and maintains all regulatory requirements within
    the operations department including that for, GMPs, safety, and protecting the
    environment.

  • Performing performance
    appraisals and initiates employee disciplinary action.


    Other Job Functions

  • Assists in developing
    long-term infrastructure plans.

  • Identifies or
    recommends new or upgrading of equipment and/or methods to improve productivity
    and capacity.

  • Ensures processing
    areas are clean and orderly at all times.

  • Determines capital
    required to meet emerging business needs.

  • Investigate errors,
    accidents and quality defects.

  • Establishes and
    revises standard work procedures and best manufacturing practices.

  • Work with production
    control to organize and plan daily production schedules.

  • Provides leadership,
    direction and coaching to production team.

  • Maintains a positive
    employee relations environment, while properly motivating and coaching the
    workforce.

  • Works with other
    supervisors to ensure accurate and detailed shift changeovers occur.

  • Must adhere to
    production labor standards.

  • Performs other duties
    and tasks as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have the physical skills and ability to work a flexible schedule around frequently changing production demands.

  • Problem solving and analytical skills

  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point.

  • Good understanding of FDA Good Manufacturing Practices Regulations
    (GMP’s) and OSHA safety requirements.

  • Self starter with strong work ethic.

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills.

  • Ability to up to 30 lbs.

  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, squat or kneel for long periods of time.

    Education & Experience


  • BA/BS in Engineering or related technical field

  • (1) to (2) years manufacturing experience or, in lieu of a
    degree, some college level courses and three (3) to five (5) years progressive
    experience in such an environment.


    Working Conditions:


  • Good working conditions; climate controlled

  • Long periods of standing, bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling.

  • Exposure to frequent movement of motorized equipment throughout production floor (electric pallet jack)

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Indirect
  • Lynchburg, 1000 Robins Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America