Supervisor - Operations Port Jervis Personal Care Shift 3 Salary Indirect

kdc/one Port Jervis, 20 West King Street, Port Jervis, New York, United States of America Req #2667
Friday, September 30, 2022
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Title: Operations Supervisor
Reports to: Operations & Manufacturing Plant Manager

Department: Operations


Packaging, Assembly and/or Manufacturing (if applicable) and/or Pressing (if applicable) areas including Set-up and other support areas at direction of Operations & Manufacturing Plant Manager.

Organizational Relationships:

Direct communication with Operations Manager, Planner, CSR and supervisors and employees in their area.Interfaces with all other departments.

Basic Function:

To maintain the daily scheduling of employees in their area to meet required production and quality standards.Maintain a safe efficient work environment.Training of employees, implementing company policies and procedures, and GMP’s.


  1. Direct all filling and/or assembly activities as they pertain to area of responsibility, assuring the correct product, proper quantity, best quality at the least cost.
  2. Maintain a steady flow of work through the department.
  3. Designate all necessary information in the form of specifications, hourly standards, etc., as required for employees under supervision.
  4. Initiates improvements to equipment, procedures and labor staffing to improve costs, quality and GMP’s.
  5. Assure that all the required materials, parts, and supplies necessary for the filling and/or assembly of the product are available.
  6. To maintain within the department the clerical and control procedures specified by the Operations Manager.
  7. Directly train and evaluate personnel assigned to perform job requirements of the department and recommend merit increases to Management.
  8. Act as advisor to the Operations & Manufacturing Plant Manager in the make-up of recommended budgets for the department.
  9. Meets budgets guidelines as established, i.e., efficiencies, and control of overtime.
  10. Assist staff and others in making improvements in methods and procedures.
  11. Maintain alert attention of the progress throughout the department of all the products being filled and assembled, and also to eliminate downtime.
  12. Meet the master schedule of required production output.
  13. Maintain records, as necessary, that insure the speed and accuracy of efficiency within the department.
  14. Responsible for the maintenance of good housekeeping within the department.
  15. Hold and document monthly Department Communications Meetings.
  16. Stand in for Operations Manager when necessary.
  17. Review all departmental employees annually.
  18. Maintain GMP’s.
  19. Responsible for all employees’ safety through proper training in a safe work environment.
  20. Evaluates subordinates’ performance.
  21. Responsible for all other duties as assigned.


  1. B.S. Degree in Engineering, Business or Chemistry required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  2. Seven plus years in a plant manufacturing environment.
  3. Five or more years prior supervisory experience required.
  4. Exceptional negotiation and conflict resolution attributes.
  5. Sharp production focus with a drive for accurate results.
  6. Knowledge of plant G.M.P., environmental, safety and QC procedures.
  7. Strong analytic skills and problem solving skills.

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Indirect
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  • kdc/one Port Jervis, 20 West King Street, Port Jervis, New York, United States of America