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Platform Manager

First Quality Enterprises, Inc. McElhattan Full-Time
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First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials and thermoformed plastics), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an experienced Platform Manager for our First Quality Products, Inc. located in McElhattan, PA. 

This position will be responsible for overseeing platform production control activities to ensure efficient material and work flow to support production plans are in place.  This position will offer many challenging circumstances, which require quick thinking and problem solving methods to properly manage and support the operation.  Flexibility is a requirement for completing the job.  

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Indirectly manages Production Supervisors and/or salary technical support staff.This includes the appraisal and evaluation of all exempt employees as required.Responsible for non-exempt employees, all safety and housekeeping of a platform on the production floor and surrounding areas.

  • Develops and maintains a professional relationship with all team members through policy development, performance evaluations, and training.

  • Schedules, prioritizes, and controls all production activities to maintain high quality and efficiencies.

  • Identifies and assigns work and staff for all upcoming lines and shifts.

  • Assists with all product specifications and packaging requests.

  • Assists in planning and scheduling of production machines in operation.

  • Oversees requisitioning of all raw materials needed for production.

  • Potential for working off shift and weekends as required.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, engineering, or a related manufacturing field or equivalent years of experience

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or advanced technical specialty function.

  • Experience in production management, inventory control, scheduling, and planning.

  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing requirements for planning & operation.

  • Standard knowledge of Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Total Quality Control (TQC)

  • and Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP).

  • Standard knowledge of OSHA laws and regulations within the manufacturing field.

  • Fundamental knowledge of Worker’s Compensation rules and regulations and an understanding of employee relations.

  • Advanced comprehension of machinery and mechanical functions of the operation.

  • Strong interpersonal, computer, communication, and problem solving skills.

    Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!

    First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.

    First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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Over 25 years.  More than 40 countries.  One Mission: Make Things Better

We care.  About customers, partners, employees, and communities.  Everything we do, starts with our values: Integrity, Compassion, and Collaboration.  Because, we’re not just improving products. We’re improving the lives of everyone it will touch.

First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Georgia. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. 


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