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Manufacturing Production Supervisor - Overnight Shift in East Providence, RI at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 3/21/2023

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Job Description

Company Overview:

Party City Holdings, Inc. is the largest party goods supplier and party retail chain in the world. We are also the country's premier retailer of Halloween costumes, accessories, and decorations. Party City Holdings is made up of two divisions, Party City Retail Group (PCRG) and AMSCAN Wholesale. At Party City Holdings, we like to have fun! We are helpful, passionate, and creative. We inspire our customers with exciting concepts, themes and ideas and provide everything they need to bring them to life. We make it easy to create unforgettable moments.

Am Source is a division of PCHI under the Amscan Wholesale portion of the business. We manufacture plastic plates, bowls, and cups for PCRG and other distributors so that you can have all your party supplies at one location. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and happy environment for our employees and quality products for our customers use. We want to be a party of your party.

Job Overview:

The Shift Supervisor will be responsible for the success of one or more assigned functions within the manufacturing plant. The Supervisor oversees all aspects of the production operation under the direction of the Operations Manager, including supervision, corrective action, and positive feedback to the production level employees. Will provide supervision to all employees during hours when functioning as most senior position on site. He/She will also be responsible for analyzing trends, problem solving and report directly to the Operations Manager. This role will be based in our Amsource facility in Rhode Island.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Understands and implements 5S, Lean Manufacturing, and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Responsible for the quality of product produced within the shift to ensure company quality, systems, processes, and procedures are met.

  • Monitor, measure, and report on production related process, performance, and general issues.

  • Will establish manning for the shift daily.

  • Drives a culture of safety throughout the organization by following safety policies and procedures. Monitors safety, physical security, and operational metrics on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis including recommendations.

  • Ensure that training skills are met for current and future demands of the shift.

  • Play an active role in continuous improvement to achieve plans for future business growth.

  • Work closely with the other shift Supervisors to ensure production shift changes are coordinated effectively.

  • Maintains and approves time and production for employees on the shift.

  • Responsible for leading, coaching, and developing a team of hourly associates within assigned functions.

  • Notifies Maintenance department of equipment problems.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency diploma.

  • 5 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment and in a Supervisory capacity.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude, off-set printing experience a plus.

  • Thermoforming or Plastics experience preferred.

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to proactively problem solve and follow up in a timely manner.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel


ADA Physical Requirements:

  • Must always wear required PPE.

  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for the length of shift

  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment with extreme temperatures and noise.

Additional Information:

Am-Source, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, religion, martial or partnership status, or any legally protected characteristics. All our employees share the responsibility for supporting our policies for a harassment-free and drug-free workplace.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and a 5-panel drug screen satisfactory to Am-Source, LLC.

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