Production Supervisor

Amcor Plc Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Production Supervisor

Allentown, PA

Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 50,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC

Basic Function

Supervises all plant production activities on a specific shift. Responsible for meeting production schedules and standards, producing product in accordance with applicable customer requirements, and maintaining optimum production at the least possible cost. Supervises shift support personnel in absence of department supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Directs the manufacturing and material handling activities for the plant during their shift. Oversees training and supervision of hourly employee activities; administers plant rules and procedures; recommends employees and candidates for hire, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action and/or termination.

  • Effectively manages the work schedule for the plant to prevent idle time, and provide for the optimal use of manpower, machinery and material. This includes the proper use of any established work standards. Responsible for scheduling and controlling overtime working in conjunction with the plant production needs.

  • Maintains standards of quality to meet customer and internal specifications. Strives to continuous improvement in quality performance through proper training, good communication, effective leadership / supervision, and follow-up with all members of shift.

  • Maintains safe working conditions throughout the plant by taking corrective action on unsafe conditions or acts. Responsible for ensuring incident reports and associated corrective actions are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Chairs assigned shift safety committee, implements all approved safety recommendation, and insures compliance with established safety standards, including lockout / tag out, hearing conservation and other required programs.

  • Effectively handles employee complaints, suggestions, questions, and conflicts in accordance with the guidelines established in the Employee Handbook, and in accordance with Company policy/procedure. Maintains employee morale and discipline through fairness and impartiality.

  • Responsible for reporting and controlling al safety, quality, and efficiency performance daily through written or verbal communication.

  • Assists in the review of labor and manufacturing costs as they relate to production. Analyses, pursues and recommends methods for reducing these costs.

  • Coordinates the implementation of any approved process or procedure changes. Responsible for communicating these changes to production personnel and follows-up to insure understanding and proper implementation.

  • Keeps current on technical developments and changes in order to instruct and train employees.

  • Performs other related duties as requested.

Education Preferred

College degree or equivalent work experience

Experience Preferred

Minimum requirement of three years experience in manufacturing, with the technical and managerial expertise required to successfully accomplish the job.

Requirements for Consideration

Demonstrated "Lead by Example" work manner

Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach and mentor employees.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Demonstrated ability to successfully present information to groups of various sizes.

Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and e-mail applications.

Physical Requirements

Normal Vision

Distant Vision

Near Vision

Hearing/ Listening



Hand/Finger Dexterity








Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

Driving- Forklift

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driving - automobile/truck/van

the information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

we are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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driving - automobile/truck/van

the information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

we are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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