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The Clorox Company Operations Supervisor in Forest Park, Georgia

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At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we’re all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth – growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Job Overview/Summary

The PCMC Technical Leader is charged with making manufacturing processes more reliable, stable, and capable using WCM Pillars & Processes. Collaborates closely with department leadership, PCMC representatives, Engineering, and World Class Manufacturing resources. Uses World Class Manufacturing tools (i.e. Progressive Maint., Autonomous Maint., Focused Improvement, Kaizen, SMED etc…), engineering tools and methods to deliver measurable improvements in safety, reliability, quality and productivity by identifying, leading, and owning results for improvement projects. Build a collaborative culture in the operations team that resolves manufacturing issues using World Class Manufacturing tools. Methods and character of the applicant reflect the company’s core values of Safety, Quality and Productivity.

Key Responsibilities

People

  • Lead, Coach and Develop direct reports and others to ensure Forest Park has the required bench strength to supply personnel to the PSO organization while continuously delivering the plant metrics and meeting the individual’s career interests

  • Plant Vision Work: Help develop and drive the Plant Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles to ensure the plant’s culture and long range plans meet the business needs

  • The professional in this role will provide day-to-day leadership for manufacturing operations through monitoring of total production process to ensure that safety, quality, production, and cost goals are met.

  • Provide appropriate training to operating personnel to ensure that the necessary skills are developed to meet business needs.

  • Provide direction on crew structures to optimize workforce based on business needs

  • Support and reinforce the implementation of Continuous Improvement Process to deliver measurable and sustainable improvements.

  • Deliver shared base business requirements and operating results including Recordable Injury Rates, departmental cost, labor productivity, inventory management, efficiency, and unplanned downtime.

  • Excel in leading teams and individuals through problem solving, prioritizing issues and opportunities.

  • Manage Equipment Related opportunities through data management system

  • Manage Daily Safety, Quality , Housekeeping and environmental requirements for designated areas

  • Manage Personnel Time keeping system and payroll for direct reports

  • Manage Continuous Improvement Processes that support Plant / Department metrics

  • Complete all performance management (PMPA) requirements throughout the year

  • Support and provide direction with hourly level hiring and evaluation

  • Work to develop safety and quality ownership in Associates

  • Support Rewards and Recognition programs

  • GEMBA walks on a daily basis to foster plant leadership

  • People Management & Span of Control of up to 40 Hourly employees

Operation Metrics

  • Drive Plant metric to glide path:

  • Meet all plant and company metric goals for Safety, Quality and Line efficiency

  • Drive technical improvements and maintenance upgrades

  • Ensure Operational Readiness requirements are met on all projects

  • Maintains quality standards through support of QIR and QN processes

  • Ensures WPO and housekeeping standards are sustained

  • Assists Maintenance in planning and prioritizing maintenance work

  • Lead loss discussion of business unit area in Daily Review meetings

  • Manage changeover, startup, and shutdown processes to standards.

  • Supports development of production schedule and achievement of schedule adherence

  • Works with other resources to improve line / equipment performance to goal

  • Support WCO improvement activities for business unit within standards

  • Works closely with T&Q pillar team to identify needs and address opportunities

  • Supports plant and corporate capital projects

  • Participate / Lead Packaging EO, EQ, POM, and PQ

  • Develop and maintains process to document operating task in JIB format, working in association with T&Q

  • Develop and track progress against the Loss Elimination Action Plan (LEAP) for assigned business unit

  • Managing cost and deliver OEE glide-path.

Training

  • Drive group level alignment and completion by Associates, in junction with the T&Q function

  • Ensure support for both the operations and the operators in getting time to complete training requirements

  • Mentor Associates on Leadership skill requirements and with root cause analysis to problem solving

  • Complete all required training requirements per company expectations

Strategic Leadership/Plant Initiatives

  • As a member of the plant Leadership team, support the strategic leadership journey map plans

  • Provide support and Leadership direction on annual Leadership plan

  • Support all plant celebrations, by participating and assisting activities

  • Drive a plant culture change to better support Manufacturing Flexibility

  • Work with Corporate Eng., Support Departments, R&D and the plant to develop an equipment and operations platform that allows for greater flexibility to support FS4G

  • Analyze plant budget with Plant Controller and others. Make recommendations to achieve Breakthrough savings and execute to plan

  • Work with Plant Engineering to develop Capital Budgets that align with the business needs

  • Own process / equipment standardization. Acts as the “gate keeper” for equipment and process changes, including plant engineering projects, trials, etc. Manages the testing of winder improvements including development, verification and implementation of test plans and tactics. Leader of the standardization of winder equipment and management of change process.

  • Develop, Own, and Manage Department Reliability Improvement Programs. Drives and owns PCMC machine reliability. Implements tactical plans that improve machine specific improvements to OEE, scrap and quality performance. Provides technical leadership of major unplanned maintenance events. Studies equipment and process trends and leads actions for improvement.

  • Technical capability development of technical and operational resources. Provides technical resource training for plant maintenance and electrical technicians. Provides the tools required to reliably trouble-shoot and maintain the Winder process. The focus is to deliver a “one right way” method of trouble-shooting and maintaining the equipment. These tools will be utilized to further develop our process control strategies.

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

  • 3 years of leadership experience

  • Position will require the candidate to be in manufacturing environment with rotating equipment, elevated surfaces, temperature variations etc.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational technical experience in manufacturing (molding, packaging, maintenance etc.)

  • Team facilitation and consensus building working thru engagement of various levels of the organization

  • Excellent oral/written communication and people skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Desire to move upward and relocate within Clorox

  • Exposure to World Class Manufacturing, Lean, or 6 Sigma is a plus.

  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as business needs dictate

Required Education:

  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent experience

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree, College Diploma, or Equivalent

More about Product Supply (PSO)

The Product Supply Organization (PSO) is an inclusive, diverse global community of leaders. Our team is responsible for sourcing, making and shipping some of the world’s most trusted household products. In our organization, safety is paramount and innovation a must. Join us if you want to keep growing professionally and make an impact in the lives of millions of homes.

More About Clorox

At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Clorox Healthcare® and CloroxPro™ Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts and included on CR Magazine's 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2019 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index and the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, among others.

We also support our communities, contributing about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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