181 Industrial Avenue East
Lowell, MA 01852
Adi Chinai, Information Systems Manager
Location: North East
King Printing Company, Inc., having celebrated our 20th anniversary in 1998, are proud of the fact that we have never had a layoff.
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE: Oversee the
workforce to ensure the production of the highest quality products at the lowest
possible cost, while meeting company standards for quality and performance, and
customer specifications and delivery requirements, in accordance with company
policies and procedures. Knowledge of the following is a must: Perfect Binding,
Case Binding, Saddle Stitching, Smyth & Side Sewing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Directly supervise the assigned production functions to ensure the production of the highest quality products at the lowest possible cost, while meeting company standards for quality and performance, and customer specifications and delivery requirements.
Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
Perform 1stpiece inspections on products and processes, ensuring the meeting of quality standards in accordance with customer and company specifications.
Assist in the improvement of time standards.
Address and resolve inquiries and problems related to assigned functions.
Ensure the training of new and present employees in the processes and methods required to achieve the company's standards for quality, quantity and safety, and consistent with the company's principles.
Keep management informed on general conditions and on matters of importance which could impact quality, cost, safety or employee moral.
Develop and maintain positive employee relations and ensure open lines of communications with employees.
Attend and actively participate in all assigned meetings and committees.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Ensure the completion of all required records, paperwork, reports, documents, etc.
Ensure compliance with all safety and work rules and regulations. Ensure the maintenance of departmental housekeeping standards.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Stage materials as needed. Run equipment when required.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
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:
Requires five – ten years of related experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Requires the ability to operate a variety of precision measuring devices and magnifying devices. Requires the ability to operate a variety of standard business machines, such as a computer and keyboard, a calculator, telephone, FAX, photocopier, etc.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; use foot/feet to operate equipment; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; and risk of electrical shock.
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