Plant Production Supervisor

ProAmpac LLC
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Job Details

  • Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53224
  • Date Posted: 2023-01-04
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: 4518
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The Best of Both Worlds

Small Facility Culture | Large Corporation Perks

ProAmpac in Hartford, WI is in search of a leader for our Weekend Plant Production Supervisor Role

Growing Innovative Company| Production Bonuses | Great PTO | Encouraging Culture


Who we are looking for:

  • Positive, detail focused, dedicated, and encouraging individuals with a successful leadership background in manufacturing 

Why ProAmpac:

  • Unique Niche Market and Company
    • Leading global flexible packaging company producing essential items in a growing industry!
    • Core Values:  Integrity | Intensity| Innovation |Involvement| Impact
    • The safety and health of our team is our top priority
  • Collaborative and encouraging work environment
    • Involved team-oriented training that sets you up for success
    • Recognition & bonuses for being a valued and reliable team member
    • Employee appreciation events throughout the year to celebrate our team
  • Advancement Opportunities: 
    • A place to build your future and be part of a fast paced, growing, and stable industry
  • Outstanding Benefits (Full-time employees):
    • Production bonuses
    • Competitive wages, shift premiums, promotions from within
    • 11 paid holidays
    • Great Vacation and Personal Time Off
    • Full Benefits including Medical| Dental | Vision |Disability Insurance | 401k Match
    • Clean and climate-controlled environment


  • Hybrid Shift:  12pm – 12am | Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Occasional weekday hours may be required to collaborate with management  

Position Summary: 

  • The plant production supervisor l will be responsible for maintaining safety, quality and production in the entire plant while ensuring that all company policies and regulations are being followed properly.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

To perform the plant production supervisor role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Mentors, coaches, and oversees the work of the team to meet safety, quality, and operational needs.
  • Oversees and directs all daily production activities of the department by continuously performing department walk throughs throughout shift.
  • Ensure achievement of safety, quality, and productivity goals for specific department/shift.
  • Monitor production activity and data to support development of solutions and CI processes as developed/directed by manager.
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of CI/Operational Excellence processes.
  • Responsible for assisting with hiring and ensure quality training of new employees. Actively monitor trainee progress, provide feedback and arrange additional training for employees as needed.
  • Complete Leadership Standard Work requirements.
  • Supervise and critique change overs and reduce the time by making sure the operators are planning their change over ahead of time.
  • Maintain staffing for the department and arrange coverage when needed.
  • Must monitor and maintain ERP, SSFD Operating system to show data of machines.
  • Set the example for the shift to follow in areas such as attitude, sense of urgency, cooperation, and relationship with other employees, leads, supervisors and managers.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures as included in the employee handbook. Hold weekly safety huddles with direct team and conduct ongoing training to ensure safety for self and fellow employees. Ensure unsafe behavior is immediately addressed and corrected in the workplace.
  • Perform job duties accurately so that other personnel and departments and ultimately customers receive correct information and or product.
  • Meet production schedule daily and identify current or potential incidents impacting schedule.
  • Identify constraints to meeting schedule timely, informing manager of constraints. Work with manager to develop action plan to minimize constraints.
  • Conduct timely and detailed employee evaluations of production associates.
  • Oversee performance concerns and/or disciplinary action as required in a fair, consistent, and confidential manner.
  • Responsible for accurate accounting of employees worked hours, and vacation approval for payroll purposes.
  • Work effectively with neighboring plant departments in a team environment to develop multi-functional solutions.
  • Follow all applicable instructions relative to food safety and the SQF Food Safety Management System, including Employee GMP’s
  • Report food safety problems to personnel with the authority to initiate actions
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices throughout the areas.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.

Are you a leader?  Does this sound like you?  If you want to be part of a fast-paced growing industry and are positive, reliable & detail focused, we want to hear from you!

  • Apply for open positions at: careers. proampac. com, search Hartford WI.

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Preferred 2-year associate degree in business industry.
  • Two years related manufacturing industry preferred position with increased responsibility.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills to communicate and coordinate effectively with leadership, employees and external clients.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and write correspondence, and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to fellow employees.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.
  • Work in a manufacturing plant utilizing computer, dollies, forklift, hand tools, safety knives, tape measure, packaging equipment, pallet jacks and standard safety equipment.
  • Utilize resource materials including production schedule and standardized forms/paperwork.
  • Vision capabilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to effectively lead by motivating, coaching and mentoring employees. Willingness to compassionately hold others accountable and to be held accountable.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), and Outlook email and calendar capabilities.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and protects privacy of confidential/sensitive employee information.
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs, and develop solutions and/or options.
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment.