EXPIRATION DATE: APRIL 1, 2011
Section Manager (Line Supervisor)
Enrich your career while enriching the lives of others.
At Hallmark our mission is to Enrich Lives by helping our consumers communicate, connect, and celebrate. By working at Hallmark you will be helping people express their feelings and enhance their relationships, while at the same time building your career with one of the world’s most trusted and recognized brands. Currently we are searching for a Manufacturing Section Manager (Line Supervisor) to assist in enriching our Topeka, Kansas plant location.
Manufacturing Section Manager- 3rd Shift, Topeka Manufacturing Facility
The Topeka Manufacturing Section Manager is responsible for daily attainment of production and/or delivery of Hallmark branded products in a short cycle manufacturing environment. The incumbent supervises up to 40 employees, oversees the scheduling and assignment of work in accordance with priorities and effective machine utilization. The Manufacturing Section Manager works to achieve all production, quality, service, cost and continuous improvement objectives in a team environment.
Schedules and assigns, or supervises the scheduling and assignment of jobs in accordance with market-driven priorities and effective machine/resource utilization.
Performs all supervisory tasks in a timely and appropriate manner, including anticipating personnel requirements; making employment recommendations; training and developing employees; approving VTO, overtime and pay differential, and counseling employees on performance related issues, writing and giving performance documentation such as communication records and performance reviews.
Acts as a representative of Hallmark to direct reports on all significant personal and business events. Is attentive to diversity and employee relations issues in the workplace.
Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of production systems and procedures necessary to meet department production requirements. Possesses an adequate technical understanding in order to manage department.
Insures that all department personnel maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area and comply with sound safety practices, that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner, and that all safety standards are met.
Monitors department budget and takes appropriate action to insure that expenditures are within established limits. Manages department costs related to efficiencies, indirect, scheduling variance and overtime.
Develops a partnership with quality, monitors product quality and insures that product is produced to standard. Works with upstream and downstream departments to improve product quality. Establishes quality standards into every employee's job.
Develops and maintains effective communications with the department and with other production center departments, both operating and support departments.
Maintains accurate department records, including both production and employee records.
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or in the application fields. Acceptable file types are: .doc, .docx, .htm, .html, .pdf. Unacceptable file type is: .wps.
Leadership or management experience
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or printing
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organization skills
Problem solving and attention to detail
In compliance with the Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship or employment visa status. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.
This position is located in the Topeka Manufacturing Facility in Topeka, Kansas.
The hours for this 3rd shift position are 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.
Relocation will be provided.
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To apply for this opportunity please go to our website, Hallmark.com/Careers. Click on “Search Jobs” and then on “Headquarters and Manufacturing” to enter our on-line application area. The Section Manager job number is IRC88156.
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