Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2023 05:40 PM


*Typical hours are 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday – Saturday rotating each week but may be changed due to the needs of the plant or the associate. Please make sure that you understand this before applying to the position. Must be able to work rotating shifts.* *JOB CLASSIFICATION* Range Specialist *POSITION REPORTS TO:* Department Manager/ Supervisor *POSITION OVERVIEW* Range Specialist will be responsible for understanding the production requirements to provide 100% first quality products and 100% on-time delivery while maintaining a safe and efficient working environment. Position is also responsible for the efficient management, satisfactory performance and administration of the range. A Range Specialist must be certified on all sections of the range including but not limited to the below. *ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* *Administrative* 1 Ensure all required paperwork correctly and effectively completed. 2 Lead team shift meetings 3 Ability to use current computer software and hardware. 4 Process designated rolls on Lot Sheet and documentation in MES. 5 Perform any other duties assigned by the Production Manager as necessary. *Production* 1 Run range while operators are on breaks or when operators are out as directed by the department manager. 2 Handle appropriate shift change discussion as directed by the department manager, verify proper shift change activity, and notify Production Manager of any shift change issues. 3 Communicate potential downtime issues with Supervisor. 4 Range Specialist facilitates start-up, processing, shutdown and changeovers. 5 Ensure shift is properly manned and if necessary run job himself or herself. 6 Communicate if all necessary supplies are not available for the next shift (shells, hot knives, mix, paperwork, leader fabric, etc.). 7 Make sure the handling of fabric rolls is according to our inventory rules, and that fabric from the leader store is handled properly. 8 Give direction to shift shop personnel. 9 Communication of performance expectations and results with Supervisor. 10 Develop and maintain respectful workplace. *Quality* 1 Investigates and Communicates quality concerns. 2 Perform a process audit after any start-up or style change and facilitate appropriate communication to process improvement group for quality needs. 3 Conducts audits of various types as instructed. 4 Audit Start Up checklist, Changeover checklists, Shutdown, Weekly and Shift DTM checklists for completion. 5 Monitor product quality and take appropriate action when not meeting specifications. 6 Apply good judgement on when to involve management concerning an issue no matter the time of day or night. 7 Document non-conforming material. 8 Authorize process deviations and complete proper paperwork when a deviation is made and communicate process deviation to Process Improvement. 9 Assist Production Managers and Process Improvement Department in resolving customer complaints. 10 This includes operator training on prevention and verification issues. 11 Inspect fabric on exit of range according to range grading specifications and document on Inspection report. 12 Ensure headers are transported to lab as specified on Process Specifications *Safety* 1 Perform MQSP audits. Document and correct safety issues. 2 Handle safety and environmental incidents according to policy. 3 Be a first responder. 4 Facilitate emergency response procedure and communicates to appropriate management associates. 5 Understand the environmental impacts and aspects of job related activities. Follow established Valway and Milliken & Company guidelines concerning use of all chemicals. Comply with all Environmental regulations and Milliken Environmental Policies *Training* 1 Monitor the instruction, discussion, and completion of all on the job training documents of new associate and assist if necessary. 2 Identify when an operator should be retrained in certain areas and assist in the retraining if necessary. 3 Must be certified on all sections of the range. *MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS* * Be proficient in the use of current computer software (MESr) and hardware as defined by the location). * Able to achieve results through others. * Must be able to work weekends and off shifts as needed. * Ability to make sound, logical decisions. * Willing to be trained in CPR, First Aid, and Defibrillator. *PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* * GED or High School Diploma * Good technical or process knowledge as it applies to the facility. * Ability to use SAP *SKILL REQUIREMENTS* * Ability to read and write * The ability to perform basic math calculations * Good organizational skills * Ability to comprehend written/verbal instruction * Computer data entry skills * Ability to adhere to all plant safety specifications * Ability to work as a team leader with little supervision *AUTHORIZED TRAINING TIME* Up to 9 weeks on each applicable range *MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:* * Computer * Plotter * Printer * Calculator * Telephone * Two way Radio * Copy Machine * Stapler * Scissors * Tape Dispenser * Camera * Fax Machine * Rulers * Writing Instruments * Tape Measure *PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT USED:* * Ear plugs * Steel Toe Safety Shoes * Safety Glasses * Face Shield * Safety Goggles * Safety Gloves * Must adhere to all safety SPI’s and use required safety equipment as specified. *PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FREQUENCY, AMOUNT, OR DESCRIPTION* *1. Standing*: Ability to stand while working 60% of day *Sitting*: Ability to sit at desk for extended periods of time and be able to perform administrative duties with equipment 40% of day *Moving*: Ability to move throughout plant 75% of day *Lifting: * Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. 10% of day *Ascending/Descending: *Ability to climb stairs, mount all areas of range 30% of day *6. Push/Pull/Reach: Must be able to open/close heavy doors and drawers; must be able to retrieve/deposit files * 35% of day 7. *Bending:* Ability to pick up objects from the floor 30% of day *Visual Acuity:* Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. 100% of day *9. Cognitive:* Alert. Able to make decisions, reason, and understand information. 100% of day *WORK ENVIRONMENT/SAFETY-SENSITIVE POSITION* This job operates in a manufacturing facility. This position is a safety-sensitive position and regularly works around moving mechanical parts and powered industrial vehicles. Noise level is generally loud. Temperatures can be more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity level can be more than 98% for 100% of day. *SHIFT/WORK HOURS* Shift schedule will depend on open positions at time of hire and will be communicated with new hire paperwork. Weekends and holidays are scheduled depending on business demands. Typical hours are 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday – Saturday rotating each week but may be changed due to the needs of the plant or the associate. *EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ACCOMMODATIONS* The company is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to any protected characteristic. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position. Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $17.00 per hour Benefits: * 401(k) * 401(k) matching * Dental insurance * Employee assistance program * Health insurance * Life insurance * Paid time off * Retirement plan * Tuition reimbursement * Vision insurance Schedule: * 12 hour shift * Day shift * Night shift * Rotating shift Work Location: In person

Price - 31200 - 39600

• Location: LaGrange, GA LaGrange, GA Alabama

• Post ID: 3409255325 Auburn

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