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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Production Supervisor in Neenah, Wisconsin

Job Description

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering, providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. ProAmpac’s approach to sustainability – ProActive Sustainability® – provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.

As a team member, you join a diverse mix of forward-thinking professionals dedicated to producing world-class packaging. We're always looking to bring in top-tier talent — it's one of the many keys to our tremendous success and continuing growth. Our open culture nurtures an atmosphere of encouragement and empowers the free exchange of fresh ideas and the sharing of best practices.

By joining us, you become an integral part of an entrepreneurial company in a fast-paced, exciting environment that provides varied opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Role Overview:

As a Supervisor, you will be responsible for leading a crew of teammates and coordinating work activities for the team, while also performing those same "hands-on" activities. These activities include, operating various pieces of equipment and infrastructure(technology, software, processes, etc.) to extrude, rewind, print, or manufacture items such as bags or pouches or finished rolls of packaging per customers specifications in conjunction with safety standards, production schedules, quality requirements, job efficiencies, and on-time delivery within a team environment.

To perform this job 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.

  • Ensures the team is following safety procedures and processes.

  • Understands the customers’ quality standards and apply them to make effective decisions daily within the team.

  • Supervises the daily work schedule demands and coordinates appropriate resources and personnel to projects.

  • Supervises that teammates are being productive and timely in their projects as it moves through work-in-process (WIP) at the facility.

  • Communicates collaboratively with shared services departments for decision making purposes, improvement solutions or for support.

  • Works effectively with other team leaders to support a common agenda as it pertains to caring, creative, and committed each and every day.

  • Communicates regularly with teammates and at least weekly has (1) “tool box” meeting to promote alignment, transparency, and creative ideas from the teammates.

  • Continually supervises housekeeping expectations and 5S philosophy (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) within the team.

  • Develop, publish and share will all crew members a daily communication Power Point that includes elements of safety, quality, performance and recognition (part of weekly tool box talk).

  • Ensures team meets or exceeds all safety and quality performance metrics.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Conducting daily shift audits with all operators/crew members to ensure material is being scanned to each new location when moved.

  • Conduct daily audits to ensure employees are following all quality BRC rules and policies and hold the team accountable for compliance.

  • Review daily production reports and confirm all rolls are consumed, waste is reported accurately and utilization (up/down time) is reported properly each shift. Record, document and provide corrective action plans to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Is the liaison for PeopleSoft Production Reporting System.

  • Edit and approve crew timesheets and employee schedules to include vacation, overtime and vacancy coverage to ensure machines that need to run are running.

  • Manage employee training to ensure employee are trained; cross trained and qualified to perform multiple tasks within the department to minimize machine downtime.

  • Able to support as a supervisor all departments in the event other department(s) need leadership support.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.

  • Secondary Education (certification, Associate or 4-year degree) or equivalent working experience.

  • Prior Supervisory experience is preferred.

  • Prior leadership skills either formally or informally.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Must have the desire to embrace change and influence the team to see the vision.

  • Ability to communicate clear expectations and follow up to deliver expected results.

  • Good conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to coach and mentor others for their career development.

  • Ability to take coaching for their own personal development.

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: General Mftg Mgmt.-6901
Work Place Type: On-site

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.