• Production Supervisor

    Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Compensation: $25,000 to $30,000

    We are an industry leader in the North American protective packaging market. We offer a full product line-up of bubble, foam, mailers, insulation and integrated packaging systems. We operate eight manufacturing facilities, seven of which are in the US, where we generate the majority of our sales

    We are currently looking for a Production/Shipping Supervisor for our plant located in the historic east end (Pullman area) of Chicago, IL.


    · Daily production management. Set-up, operate and maintain equipment to ensure production goals are met. Supervise and problem-solve operations and workflow issues, identify new and better ways to meet and improve output goals

    · Ability to implement and drive processes

    · Manage safety on your shift

    · First level escalation support to employees regarding HR issues including but not limited to labor relations and workers compensation

    · Ability to report data and maintain production metrics.

    · Responsible for all aspects of Operations including but not limited to: Production, Facilities, Systems, Logistics, Inventory and Process Management, Materials, Health & Safety and Employment

    · Hands-on supervisory position. Supervision and problem solving regarding operations and workflow issues. Resolving day-to-day issues.

    · Assist in training employees on all aspects of operations

    · Ensuring Operations staff productivity

    · Assisting in tracking and reporting production numbers on a monthly, weekly and daily basis

    · Conducting safety meetings

    · Consistent and timely communication with employees regarding production and quality goals and expectations

    · Assisting in managing HR elements (labor relations, workers compensation, progressive discipline)

    · Supervise the shipper/receivers on your shift, ensuring product is shipped efficiently and on time

    · Reroutes freight as needed to meet demands


    · 4-6 years manufacturing experience, including 3 as a supervisor, preferably in a unionized environment and in the plastics/packaging industry

    · Post secondary education preferred, preferably in a technical area

    · Experience analyzing production data

    · Experience in, and solid understanding of, Process Management, Inventory Control, and Quality

    · Experience with lean manufacturing and ISO

    · Must have good judgment and common sense approach to business

    · Excellent problem-solving skills

    · Clear oral and written communicator regarding expectations, issues

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