DuPont First Line Supervisor Kalrez® - 12 hour shift in Newark, Delaware
Kalrez® First Line Supervisor
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Purpose & Scope
DuPont is seeking 4 First Line Supervisors for the Kalrez® Business at Tralee Park Annex in Newark, DE. The site produces high performance Kalrez® seals in a discrete part manufacturing environment.
The Shift First Line Supervisor provides leadership and direction for a team of hourly technicians in the production of Kalrez® Parts. The Shift First Line Supervisor as a member of the operations manufacturing team is accountable for the safety, quality, and efficient operation of the facility over the period of a shift.
The role will report to the Area Manager and be responsible for direct supervision, employee safety, morale, product quality, productivity, teaching, learning and mentorship of the assigned work team. The Shift First Line Supervisor will support business KPIs and initiatives such as LEAN, productivity, yield, cost controls, and daily continuous improvement activities.
*The schedule is a 12 hour rotating shift (switching between days & nights) 6 am – 6 pm & 6 pm – 6 am
Your key responsibilities:
Supervises an hourly production team
Maintains adherence to DuPont Core Values.
Ensure operational discipline and standards are properly adhered to consistently.
Manage absence and time management for direct reports.
Conducts performance and development reviews for all team members.
Monitors and tracks production targets and addresses performance issues and schedule compliance.
Completes Leader Standard Work practices, including frequent “line walks” and routine coaching of team members
Collaborates with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.
Monitor and make adjustments to controllable item costs of manufacturing, for example, overtime, operating supplies and waste reduction.
Associates degree or higher preferred
At least 2 years’ experience within the Kalrez business with demonstrated contribution; or previous supervisory experience in perfluoroelastomers (FFKM) seals in a discrete part manufacturing.
Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel is required.
Ability to set and maintain high standards
Ability to identify barriers and develop strategies to eliminate them
Strong written and spoken communications skills
Ability to create a respectful work environment where everyone can contribute to their full potential
Experience in setting and maintaining meaningful metrics to drive improvement
Ability to effectively influence others to achieve desired results
Ability to develop, coach and counsel others
Ability to assess and improve individual and group performance
Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization
Corrective action skills (people and processes)
Demonstrated leadership ability
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