We are looking for a hands-on 1st Shift Plant Supervisor to join our growing team in Westland, MI. The Plant Supervisor will manage daily plant operation, plant maintenance and leadership of shift crew; by being physically on the floor and leading by example.
As a Plant Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing a diverse and talented operations team. Your primary goal is to properly organize staff members and achieve a reasonable workflow throughout the day. Your position will also include directing, disciplining, training, and assisting lower-level manufacturing employees in a factory setting.
What will your job involve?
-Facilitates hiring, training, developing, and ongoing floor support and direction
-Performs quality checks on all smart containers entering and exiting the facility
-Conducts regular quality assurance training to staff in line with metrics
-Creates and offers solutions to troubleshoot and solve operational inefficiencies
-Monitors plant equipment and makes minor repairs when possible
-Manages stock control, inventory, and ordering metrics and provides analysis and feedback to Plant Managers and Supervisors
-Manages projects as directed by the Plant Manager or Senior Managers on an as needed basis
-Develops streamlined operations such as process flow mapping, time in motion studies, risk assessments, and other continuous improvement functions to ensure alignment with metric targets
-Oversees regulatory compliance, ISO, and AQIS administration for the site
-Ensures preventive program maintenance is done at the end of each shift
-Engages in effective communication across teams, departments, and organization by using Daniels' communication systems and platforms
-Effectively manages allocation of resources to meet objectives (headcount, budget, scheduling, etc.)
-Assists in the annual performance review process
-Develops and maintains a productive, professional, and customer-service oriented team
-Ensures compliance with necessary safety procedures (weekly training of workplace, health and safety)
-Ensures that a facility maintenance and upkeep program is developed and maintained
-Keeps machinery, floor workplaces, and operating areas free of clutter, debris, or other OSHA hazards
What are we looking for?
An effective leader who enjoys a fast-paced environment, the Plant Supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process at Daniels Health. The perfect candidate will need to be able to communicate in a variety of ways, from transmitting information to coaching their people and must be competent and comprehend complex operations. Here's some of the skills and attributes that would make you a great fit candidate:
3+ years plant/warehouse leadership experience (or relatable experience)
Familiar with OSHA and similar guidelines
Proven experience in improving processes and procedures
Occasionally working in confined spaces; extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing. Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing as much as 300 pounds;
Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds;
Standing for extended periods of time.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical exam (including drug screen), police clearance check and reference checks.
Works well with others and can motivate people you work with.
Good communication skills both written and verbal with record-keeping discipline
Ability to work weekends, holidays or flex hours as needed by production demands
Why work for us?
You will be contributing to a cause that matters - supporting clinicians on the front lines of healthcare, we have a big responsibility and while it's demanding, it's also incredibly fulfilling
You will join a great team - As a family-owned business we're pretty particular about bringing people on who will enhance our culture, not detract from it. We have some amazing people we work with every day!
Job stability - as an essential service to healthcare we are non-seasonal and recession proof.
Benefits - Full time roles are provided benefits, sick leave and vacation leave from day one
Permanent position - This is a Full-time permanent role of 40-50 hours per week
Safe work environment - We supply above and beyond the standard PPE protocols for safe handling of medical waste - find out more about how we protect you at
Who are we?
We are a healthcare service company providing safety systems and medical waste collection for hospitals, medical centers, surgical centers, nursing homes and an array of customers within the healthcare setting. Our focus is delivering quality and safety-focused medical waste management services that reduce needlestick injuries, positively impact infection control and reduce environmental burden. As a service to our customers we dispose and treat medical waste on site at our treatment facilities across the U.S.
Daniels Health & Sharpsmart is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Daniels Health & Sharpsmart prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Daniels Health & Sharpsmart conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.
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