CHEP Plants Operations Supervisor in United States

Plants Operations Supervisor

Job ID #:5839Location:Milano, Italy

Position Type:Regular Full-TimeEducation Required:Technical Degree

Experience Required:Not IndicatedRelocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

Job Category:Operations

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Description

CHEP`s Service Centers are conveniently located warehouses situated close to our customers’ facilities where our pallets are inspected, restored and maintained to industry standard. Our customers can use these conveniently located centres to collect and return their CHEP products to reduce vehicle miles, cut down on wasted time and minimise impact on the environment.As Plant Operations Supervisor, you will be responsible for the management and control of all the subcontracted Service Centres in your area of influence: Italy, Southern Service Centers.

Main tasks:

To ensure the Quality and Service Level agreements

To audit that the CHEP Procedures and standards are followed in all the SC, regarding Safety, Quality, Production Plan compliance and Costs .

To work closely with the other departments in the company and the subcontracted staff to continuously improve the Operations in the SC

To ensure that the Operations objectives are supported in productivity improvement, plant and facilities are maintained in line with the best operations practises.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and controlling Pallet production to achieve set standards and targets

  • Managing plant Kpi costs and production ensuring highest physical throughput.

  • Ensuring the plant/s is/are fully manned with trained competent staff on Standard Work and Safety procedures.

  • Implement and coordinate preventative maintenance programs in respect of plant and property.

  • Ensuring Safety procedures are adequately maintained according to Government and Company standards.

  • Maintaining accurate reporting of production and stock, participating in regular stock counts/audits

  • Maintaining of high quality standards and procedures to meet maximum customer satisfaction

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A minimum of 3 years production / logistical experience and at least 3 years’ experience at a supervisory/managerial level controlling and motivating staff.

  • Job related functional and technical skills

  • Experience working in Continuous Improvement – formal trainning will be highly evaluated (green belt, black belt, lean, six sigma…)

  • Sound business and commercial acumen with a proven track record in cost containment and cost reduction methods

  • Knowledge of Industrial Relations, OSHACT and Safety legislation and procedures is essential.

  • Computer efficiency (SAP and Office package)

  • Action oriented

  • Transparency and ethic

  • Assertiveness with good communication skills

  • People management and Interpersonal Relations skills

Languages:English and Italian. Any other languages such Spanish will be highly evaluated.

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday.www.chep.com/jobsEOE