Production Supervisor – 1st Shift

October 27, 2021 - 7:26 am, in

Valley Packaging Supply

About VPS:

Valley Packaging Supply was founded in Green Bay, WI. Over the years, VPS has invested in high speed machinery and diversified into new packaging formats. Through continued growth, VPS has moved into and built new locations to further provide customers with the most innovative and technical pouching solutions. In 2018, Valley Packaging Supply joined the Advanced Converting Works family and is now part of the largest North American producer of specialty pouches.

What we offer:

Teammates enjoy a number of benefits and perks through employment at VPS. Our benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off available after a short introductory period
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • A generous 401(k) match
  • Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options (HSA and FSA eligible)
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance with additional coverage options available
  • Supplemental Benefits – Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Lunch Break
  • Casual Dress
  • Career Advancement…and MORE!

Are you the right fit?

The people are the difference makers at VPS. Our teammates are dedicated, hardworking and focused on delivering the best service and products in the industry. This might be the job for you if you:

  • Possess significant interpersonal communication skills.
  • Have proven ability to develop people through performance feedback, training and positive communication.
  • Are able to develop strong working relationships with direct reports through positive interaction.
  • Initiate, foster and support employee growth and development.
  • Demonstrate organizational and communication skills & tools that foster teamwork.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing, receive feedback, and influence others to accept and adapt to change.
  • Are able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess intermediate computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Job Details:

  • Full Time – Hourly
  • Monday – Friday

Basic Job Duties:

The Production Supervisor helps to manage the activities of the Production Floor primarily through supervision of production staff to achieve optimum quality, cost, efficiency, machine utilization performance.

  • Supervise Machine Operators and Assistant Operators and monitor production to ensure approved standards and specifications are met.
  • Works to optimize production through driving daily priorities.
  • Analyze procedures and production methods to improve quality, costs or productivity, in keeping with production specifications, good manufacturing practices, Federal safety regulations and Company policies.
  • Participates in twice daily production meetings.
  • Serves as the main backup to the Production Manager and Operations Lead.
  • Actively supports Machine Operator skill training and professional development.
  • Counsels members in accordance with Company policies with issues relating to conduct and performance issues. Assists with recommendation and implementation of disciplinary actions.
  • Provide the necessary level of training and safety inspections to assure a safe work environment.
  • Review performance of personnel as required and documents required performance enhancement plan as needed or any other performance feedback that may be required.
  • Provides input on employee compensation and advancement opportunities.
  • Completes Machine Operator sign off sheets.
  • Participates in shift turnover.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise production employees and administer policies and procedures and assist with any employee relations issues and counseling, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates Degree in related field or study strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 – 10 years of leadership experience within manufacturing setting required.
  • Minimum of 7 – 10 years experience with 25 or more direct reports.