Supervise employees in the day-to-day operations to ensure safety, quality, and productivity. Maintain and improve production throughout and work with Production Manager to maintain direct labor cost. Ensure compliance with established run speeds. Ensure compliance with established set up time. Address mechanical, operational, and technical downtime issues with department. Provide support for on the job assignments and continuous improvement initiatives. Clearly communicate expectations to employees on shift. Review an initial Quality Check list at order start up and during run. Maintain all required logs and reporting documents and adhere to all safety regulations, procedures and policies. Train, motivate, and mentor employees (both new and existing employees). Conduct performance evaluations for all new hires (bi-monthly) and Operators (monthly). Enforces Company policies, quality procedures, and Good Manufacturing Polices (GMPs) by ensuring employees understand and follow rules, addresses noncompliance on the shift it occurs, and documents issues for further action. Maintain a positive working environment among employees.