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Production Supervisor - Green Bay SCD
Green Bay
Company description

Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) is a privately family-owned , vertically integrated and diversified manufacturing company consisting of corrugated container converting plants, folding carton operations, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Green Bay Packaging Inc. employs more than 4,000 team members and operates over 30 facilities in 14 states each with a dedication to innovative development of its products and forestry resources, with a focus on safety, quality, sustainability, and continuous improvement. For more information about Green Bay Packaging Inc., visit www.gbp.com.

Division description
The Green Bay Shipping Container Division of Green Bay Packaging is an industry leading manufacturer of packaging for the food, paper, hardware, housewares and furniture industries.  We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team.  As a Production Supervisor you will direct the daily operations of a production team operating on a rotating 3-shift schedule. This position is responsible for leading teams in the various processes of the production of corrugated containers in a safe, cost effective manner, ensuring that product meets all customer and company standards.
Job description
Essential Functions
  • Ensures that crew members work safely and follow all plant rules and policies.
  • Hold employees accountable for meeting quality and operating standards; provide coaching to employees when necessary.
  • Acts as a problem solver for production crews when needed.
  • Acts as the conduit for communication between employees and management.
  • Works with production planning department to prioritize jobs, workflow and crew assignments.
  • Coordinates material movement required for daily work assignments.
  • Monitors the workflow and material levels within their assigned area and manage staffing needs each shift.
  • Support and communicate training efforts for employees.
  • Monitors and maintains housekeeping throughout the plant.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Plant Area Manager.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to drive change.
  • Ability to effectively use oral and written communication skills to represent the needs of employees and management.
  • Ability to utilize information from multiple sources to maintain productivity.
  • Previous experience leading people in a box plant, printing operation, converting operation or paper mill is preferred.
  • Must be able to improve working conditions (safety, quality, productivity, cost)
  • Position will spend approximately 90% of their workday on the plant floor exposed to the noise, dust, humidity, temperatures, and traffic of the manufacturing process. When not on the plant floor this position will work in a shared office environment.
Associates degree (or equivalent experience) in business, management or supervision desired.
1-3 years of demonstrated leadership experience and 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment required.
Computer Skills
Experience with MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Windows based programs. Familiarity with business management programs (KIWI, SAP, etc.) a plus.
Certificates & Licenses
Emergency Response Team certification or able to be certified.
Job Type
We offer a competitive wage and an excellent benefit package including access to our Employee Health and Wellness clinic, medical, dental, life, STD/LTD, and a company matching 401(k).

Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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