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Foreman

Foreman
+ Job ID: 5512
+ Functional Area: MANUFACTURING
+ Position Type: Full-Time Regular
+ Relocation Provided: No
+ Shift: 3rd
+ Location: MOUNTAINTOP, PA
+ Education Required: Not Indicated
+ Experience Required: Not Indicated
SUMMARY
The Foreman is responsible for the direct supervision of assigned co-extruded blown film production lines. Must know blown film basics, troubleshooting, extruder drives, heaters and controls. Foreman knows how the start up and shutdown production lines. He/ she is responsible to safely produce quality film as efficiently as possible. He/ she is responsible for the proper use of equipment and materials, and to oversee the safety and work practices of packers and material handlers working with them. They must ensure that they as well as those working with or for them are in compliance with established safety, quality, quantity, housekeeping and disciplinary standards and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. I. MANUFACTURING;
Review production orders and begins process of starting line up or keeping lines in production. Responsible for all processes, equipment and packers on assigned lines. Must meet production, quality and quantity standards. Assures proper set ups and quality checks. Organizes work for smooth operations. Assists in training packers on how to do quality checks, gauge, length, width and weight and does follows-up on production to make sure product is being produced to specifications and documents paperwork. Make necessary adjustments and settings to equipment so product is in compliance to work order. Can operate all aspects involved in a start-up, production of run, and shut down of equipment. Must assist others when required and must perform duties which are deemed necessary to keep the shift/department safely running effectively, clean and orderly. The foreman must notify the supervisor of any safety, quality, production, equipment issues as they arise.
1. II. OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS;
Reads work orders and must ensure that all AEP, ISO, AIB and customer requirements are met. Verbally communicates with co-workers on production needs and process.
1. III. HEALTH AND SAFETY;
Adheres to safety policies and procedures in compliance with AEP?s guidelines. Visually inspects production area for tripping hazards, equipment safeguards, employee?s safety, adherence to policies and maintains a clean work environment.
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or demonstrated skills developed while working in related positions. Good mechanical background a plus. Have valid AEP forklift license.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English to a level which will ensure critical information is understood and transferable to all.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to do functional math; i.e. adding, subtracting, multiplying and division. Must be able to set up and understand measuring and monitoring equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must be able to keep up with moderate speed production machines. . Manual dexterity required with exposure to arm, wrist and back fatigue. The employee continuously uses their arms, hands and fingers to handle, grasp, hold, grip and squeeze. The employee routinely bends and lifts up to 50 pounds ( 65 pound max.) over a twelve (12) hour shift, kneels, squats, pulls and drags sheets of plastic, rearranges and organizes products/materials, climbs/descends stairs into/from the tower areas 50 to 75 feet in the air and pushes a broom to clean the production floor. The employee stands approximately 10 hours and frequently walks the production area to locate materials, check supplies, locate pallets and offer assistance where needed. The employee routinely steps up 1 ? feet and pulls themselves into the seat of a forklift. Operation of forklift and lifting equipment are essential to job responsibilities.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions on this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to very loud. An essential part of this position is to work in a teamwork environment. The employee is constantly exposed to temperature variances; extreme heat during the Spring and Summer and cold temperatures during the Winter.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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