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Production Shift Supervisor



Sector : TC Transcontinental Packaging

Full/Part-time : Full-time

Production Shift Supervisor

At TC Transcontinental, We've got it made, and that's because of the expertise of our team.

We are currently seeking a Shift Supervisor to join our team at the Menasha Plant. We are looking for energetic, highly motivated and detail-oriented individuals to join the team. This person guides and holds their teams accountable to ensure employees are working safely and we are providing a quality product to our customers. The Shift Supervisor oversees production personnel, equipment and processes across multiple manufacturing and support departments. Supervisors plan and assign work, guide daily goal setting, organize training, coach team members for continuous improvement, and enforce compliance with company and government requirements. The Shift Supervisor must guide and coach the efforts of team members to deliver on daily objectives, while helping to promote a strong plant culture centered on company values. This position is responsible for continuous improvement in cost, quality, and service levels by employing facilitative leadership. Shift Supervisors report to the area Department Manager.

When your actions lead to success
Operations Administration

  • Support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards
  • Responsible for supporting the production of quality products while maintaining production performance
  • Provide daily work assignments to team members, help them establish daily goals, and review daily achievements
  • Manage daily production schedules, provide recommendations on areas for improvement efficacy
  • Meet or exceed shift KPI goals in safety, productivity, raw material waste, customer complaints and service, and communicate results through daily production boards
  • Investigate and report when production standards are not met
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate team members to achieve work goals
  • Mobilize workforce in response to machine breakdowns, troubleshooting, and problem-solving quality issues, covering employee call-ins
  • Manage timekeeping system (Kronos) for employee timecards and time-off requests to ensure accurate payroll records
  • Champion food safety compliance, particularly by following and enforcing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) to ensure plant readiness for all regulatory and certification audits
  • Make decisions on product quality issues and coordinate with scheduling and quality teams on issues
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to assist production and demonstrate timely responsiveness
People Leadership
  • Be a positive leader with a desire to be a change agent for the employees and plant
  • Supervise multiple departments consisting of 25-40 hourly team members per shift
  • Resolve employee issues (performance, behavioral, etc) through problem resolution
  • Appraise employee performance reviews and development, through coaching and ensuring unbiased assessment
  • Coordinate training on shift, ensure proper documentation is completed and implement necessary improvements
  • Motivate, engage and recognize individuals consistently for their contributions and performance
  • Issue disciplinary actions fairly and consistently in accordance with policies
Continuous Improvement
  • Participate in project committees and lead continuous improvement activities
  • Complete safety, quality, environmental, housekeeping and performance system audits
  • Develop and maintain standard work practices
  • Perform root cause investigations and develop corrective actions to prevent recurring problems

When your expertise drives us
  • Desire to fulfill TC Transcontinental’s Values in all interactions; Teamwork, Respect, Innovation, Performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willing to interact professionally with diverse personalities to mentor, coach and develop team members
  • Effective time management skills with ability to self-prioritize and work autonomously
  • Forward-thinking mindset to foster change within your shift and increase production efficiencies
  • Minimum high school education/GED, associates or BS degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years in a Supervisor or Leadership position with direct reports
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant manufacturing work experience; experience in Flexible Packaging is a plus
  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willingness to work a 12-hour continuous operation schedule, including nights, weekends and working as a team to cover vacancies when needed
  • Must be able to distinguish colors, lift up to 50 pounds and work around solvents.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment testing requirements.

When benefits help you live better
  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference
  • Group insurance (including health, life, disability, dental and travel insurance)
  • Paid parental leave and applicable education reimbursement
  • Immediate vested 401k with company match
  • Supplier discounts on various products
  • Regular full-time position
We have been driving innovation since 1976. With over 8,000 employees and 41 production sites, TC Transcontinental is a leaders in the packaging and print industry, as well as the top French-language educational publishing group in North America. It is a company that takes care of its teams and where employees support each other. At TC Transcontinental, we lead the industry by cultivating a sense of belonging for all.

When contribution creates the future. A pillar in its various sectors of activity, TC Transcontinental inspires by its desire to create a responsible and united world. Its actions, particularly its commitment to the use of plastic, contribute to the protection of resources and the design of innovative products.

Send us your application and create something with TC Transcontinental.

TC Transcontinental provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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