Responsibilities:•Candidate apprentices in various aspects of production management including - Partner cross functionally with Planning, Quality, Manufacturing, Maintenance and the Warehouse to maximize efficiency and output of high quality product in a safe manner•Oversee environmental testing and reporting •Ensure that planned efficiency and production numbers are attained or exceeded to ensure customer demand can be fulfilled on time•Ensure the first pass quality goals and preventative maintenance of lines is completed to standard•Facilitate the use of continuous improvement methodologies and projects to improve and streamline production processes•Participate in projects including workforce planning, budgeting, new product launches, equipment installs or upgrades•Keep abreast of new technology that can be used in the production process. •Determines the need and requests the purchase of capital equipment•Oversees plant expansions, plant and ground maintenance•Involved in the hiring process of production, maintenance and transportation employees
Key qualifications include:•Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Packaging Science or similar field.•Knowledge of production within the manufacturing field, preferably corrugated industry•Co-op or student internship experience in areas of production processes, preventative maintenance and budget management is beneficial•Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to partner internally and externally to achieve results•Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives on tight deadlines and delegate accordingly•Effective communication skills with the ability to influence change and encourage action•Solid problem solving abilities with the ability to coach and mentor others in this capacity
Sumter Packaging produces corrugated shipping containers and specialties for over 600 industrial customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Since our company was founded, we have enjoyed a reputation for outstanding packaging products and superb customer service.