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At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers large and small package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
We are seeking resumes for a Production Supervisor in our Hexacomb Kalamazoo facility.
Hexacomb is a leader in kraft paper-based honeycomb protective packaging product and serves key industries that value product protection coupled with environmental sustainability. This includes furniture, consumer, automotive, textile, food, building products, energy, glass, and industrial. Hexacomb has nine manufacturing plants in North America.
Coordinate activity with the plant manager to plan and manage daily and weekly schedules to meet production goals, prioritize work orders, maintain quality requirements, and assure an even flow of work through all the departments with an increase up-time and minimize unscheduled downtime.
Schedules work, coordinates production activities, provides direct oversight of employees, approves time records, communicates and implements company policy. Engages in employee development activities, makes recommendations on employee hire, promotion and disciplinary action.
Maintain a clean, safe and injury-free work environment by ensuring health and safety procedures are understood and executed by all employees.
Conduct employee training on all equipment, protocols, production standards, safety regulations and waste control on an ongoing basis.
Analyze production performance, identify opportunities, make recommendations for process and equipment improvement, establish and execute goals.
Supervise efficient operation of equipment including the inspection of materials, products and equipment to detect and/or prevent malfunctions.
Participate in production meeting and provide updates as needed.
Request materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services as needed.
Know and follow policies and procedures of the company, shares information that would benefit other members of the team and find ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers.
Strive to continually strengthen PCA's business philosophy of meeting needs and exceeding expectation for customers specifically supporting PCA's Commitment to Service which involves doing what is right for our customers, focusing on strategies that add value and support growth, and keeping the promises that we make.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred.
4 years previous experience in a supervisory capacity at a corrugated or containerboard manufacturing facility.
Previous experience in coaching, training, teambuilding, performance development, and conflict resolution.
Established knowledge of corrugated and packaging manufacturing machinery, concepts, practices, and procedures including continual improvement processes and safety practices.
Working knowledge of manufacturing systems.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details, deadlines, and requests.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing assignments, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals throughout the company on departmental procedures, policies, and requests for information.
Able to work flexible hours as needed.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively lead and communicate with production team and management.
Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled and all other protected classes
Pay Type Salary
Travel Required Yes
Travel % 10
Required Education High School
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Packaging Corporation Of America