Laundry Production Supervisor
Laundry Production Supervisor
Medical, dental, vision and 401K after 60 days
At Event Source, our associates are more than promoters of our exceptional products & service. They are important assets to our business; individuals who care and keep our company standards. With our training, development, and benefits, there are real opportunities for your future.
The Laundry Department is task-oriented and concerned with the cleaning and sorting of linens, napkins, pillow covers, and chair covers. This involves the safe storage and application of various chemicals as well as the use of industrial machinery. Understanding how to maximize and manage space is very important. The room also recognizes rental products that rent at high frequencies and understands how to prioritize the processing of that equipment.
In this role, the Production Supervisor will oversee the Sort & Wash area and the Ironer room in the Laundry Department. They will be responsible for sorting, washing, drying, ironing, folding, and packaging various types and sizes of linen. This position also involves changing and sorting seat covers/padding for various types of chairs as well as keeping the dock area clean, organized, and sorted.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Spends a large majority of their time working interactively with their team.
- Assign team members tasks and ensure they are meeting production goals tracked by the Wesvic piece counter.
- Strives to return all goods to the highest possible quality. Meets all Event Source quality standards.
- Continuously increases efficiency while reducing defects. Assures items in need of repair are marked and segregated.
- Performs preventative upkeep of machines and work environment.
- Ensures that all team members are educated in and compliant with all company policies and production procedures.
- Organizes, researches, and completes all short pulls accurately and in a timely manner.
- Accurately forecasts returning inventory and needed staging space. Processes goods in a logical manner based on seasonal need and inventory replenishment demand. Maintains visibility of all ‘work in process’ materials.
- Understands all core functions of Sage, including Item Inquiry and Reservations Inquiry, as well as all room-specific reports and utilities.
- Exemplifies organizational values and serves as a role model for production staff. Treats all team members with empathy and respect. Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor. Remains approachable and accessible even in the most stressful moments. Distributes regular positive recognition to team members to reinforce successful behaviors.
- Strives for diplomacy, compromise, and teamwork in all circumstances. Works together with other managers and departments to achieve common organizational goals.
- Trains and enforces all company and OSHA safety standards. Displays a thorough understanding of all processing chemicals and relevant SDS sheets. Enforces the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment without exception.
- Assures that needed supplies for the department are available and accessible to the team. Sends requisitions to Purchasing for additional needs.
- Promote and adhere to the company's Core Values: C.A.R.T. (Consistency, Adaptability, Reliability, Teamwork).
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Most work is performed in a warehouse setting, in which some areas may not be heated or air-conditioned.
- May have some outdoor exposure during the work day.
- Hot and cold extremes may occur in the warehouse.
- The typical tools used (hampers, dollies, racks, etc.) can be considered hazards.
- Equipment used (ironer/mangle, laundry machines) is electrical.
- Exposure to moving belts is continuous in the ironing function.
- There is exposure to detergents, bleach, and cleaning chemicals.
- Repetitive bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Monday – Friday.
- Hours: 1st shift 7:30am – 4:00pm.
- Possible evenings and weekends depending on workload.
- Possible overtime hours during the busy season.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
- One to three years of related experience and/or training.
- Previous supervisor experience preferred.
- Tow motor and pallet jack experience is a plus but will train.
- General knowledge of basic math skills; fractions, percentages, and ratios.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the job – standing, moving, and lifting up to 12 hours a day in a warehouse environment.
- Regularly and repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs.
- Willingness to be cross-trained in other areas/departments.
- Must pass a company background check and drug screen.
- Must complete a Behavioral and Cognitive Assessment through the Predictive Index.