Position Details

Production Supervisor
Fort Atkinson
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
Located in Fort Atkinson, WI, the Wisconsin Packaging Division specializes in the design and manufacturing of corrugated packaging and displays. To stay competitive, we emphasize continuous improvement in technology, efficiency, and design.
Job description
The Production Supervisor supervises employees in the production of quality corrugated products in a safe, productive manner with minimum waste. This position is also responsible for cross-training employees in key positions, as well as managing and maintaining our quality assurance program at WPD with the help of our Management Team. Responsibilities may include:
  • Directly supervises 2nd shift production employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Green Bay Packaging policies and applicable laws.
  • This is a 2nd shift position. However, you must be flexible to work any shift when needed. 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM is the primary schedule.
  • Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance appraisals; rewarding and disciplining employees; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude, and performance.
  • Maintain safety, quality and production efficiencies levels set by management. Communicate these standards to your employees.
  • Report quality concerns to Plant Manager. Assist in determining quality guidelines.
  • Establish high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems. Maintain confidentiality.
  • Coordinate with Plant Manager and Maintenance Supervisor on any repairs or preventive maintenance done in the department.
  • Keep Plant Manager informed of problems or situations that may affect the performance of your department.
  • Enforce corrective action procedures when applicable and conduct meetings with the violating employees and Human Resources, if necessary.
  • Conduct weekly Production/Safety meetings with departmental personnel.
  • Communicate with other supervisors to avoid problems between shift changes.
  • Ensure compliance with Green Bay Packaging policies pertaining to methods, procedures, records, reports, conduct, etc., of all employees under your direction.
  • Recommend training needs to Plant Manager.
  • Maintain integrity regarding confidential and proprietary information.
  • Ensure that the customer is the top priority.
  • Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Two to five years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Production experience in a manufacturing environment focused on quality and customer service.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of safety, OSHA, and lean manufacturing.
  • The ability to work any shift, as needed.
Job Type
Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and offers a highly valued, competitive, and comprehensive benefits program. Join a team dedicated to true employee empowerment and long-term success by applying today.

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

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