Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift

February 9, 2024 - 2:29 pm, in

Valley Packaging Supply

Do you enjoy making a positive difference for customers and teammates? Are you looking to provide guidance and support while producing industry leading packaging solutions? Apply now for your next great opportunity with VPS!

Why work for VPS?

Valley Packaging Supply offers a work environment characterized by teamwork, ethics and advancement opportunities. Our operations run 24/5, straight 8 hour shifts with no swing or weekend work. Together we work hands on creating practical alternatives to more traditional packaging materials. We offer a clean, safe and productive work environment.

What we offer:

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

  • Higher than average shift premiums
  • Paid Time Off available after a short introductory period
  • 8 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
  • Opportunities for Overtime
  • 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:

  • Are self-motivated and proactive
  • Possess a can do attitude
  • Have good attendance
  • Are able to make independent judgment calls and adjust priorities when necessary
  • Work well in a fast paced environment
  • Are mechanically inclined
  • Possess strong organizational, time management and decision making skills
  • Can communicate effectively with teammates and upper management
  • Are able to present information one-on-one and in small group situations
  • Can read and comprehend written instructions, units of measurements
  • Possess intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Have experience safely operating forklifts/powered industrial trucks

Job Details:

  • Full Time – Hourly
  • 2nd Shift     2pm – 10pm  (Monday – Friday)
  • Shift premium for 2nd Shift ($1.65 per hour)

Basic Job Duties:

The Production Supervisor manages the activities of the Production Floor to achieve optimum quality, cost, efficiency and machine utilization performance while assuring internal and external customer satisfaction.

  • Supervise production employees and monitor production to ensure approved standards and specifications are met.
  • Analyze procedures and production methods to improve quality, costs or productivity, in keeping with product specifications, good manufacturing practices, Federal safety regulations and Company policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate equipment to defined standards and product specification targets, troubleshooting, machine adjustments and minor equipment repair.
  • Ability to perform machine setup, operation and packing finished product.
  • Directly supervises the activities of the Production department personnel. Additionally, is responsible to ensure staffing patterns are fulfilled and work the floor as needed.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of Production department members.
  • Actively supports members’ training and professional development.
  • Counsels members in accordance with company policies with issues relating to conduct and performance. Assists with recommendation and implementation of disciplinary actions.
  • Provide the necessary level of training and safety inspections to assure a safe work environment.
  • Ensure training is coordinated for new employees as well as incumbents so that product quality and work flow are maintained.
  • Review performance of personnel as required and documents required performance enhancement plan as needed or any other disciplinary actions that may be required.
  • Service as a manufacturing technical expert for identified manufacturing processes. Continually review process and results, anticipate problems, and troubleshoot processes and equipment with the assistance of other departments.
  • Provides input on employee compensation and advancement opportunities.
  • Supervise temporary employees as required. May train as needed.

Second Shift Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for closing plant at the end of the workweek (Friday) and shutting down auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitor usage of consumables at machines and restock as needed.
  • Clear finished goods from aisles and maintain organization and safety on the floor.
  • Support the quality department assisting with assurance that all products are within specifications.
  • Assist in analysis of quality defects and determine necessary segregation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Associates Degree in related field of study strongly preferred.
  • Five (5) years of working experience in a manufacturing setting required.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.