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BWAY - Production Supervisor - Sturtevant, WI

Production Supervisor
Division : Operations
Location : Sturtevant, WI US
% of Travel Required : 0-10%
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : High School or equivalent
Offer Relocation : No
Job Description :

BWAY is one of the largest manufacturers of rigid metal and plastic containers in North America. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry. We make the innovative products that customers require to succeed today and beyond. BWAY offers comprehensive packaging for a wide variety of applications. We help customers develop new packaging and redesign existing products that reduce time to market, lower costs and improve quality. Our technical specialists provide onsite expertise for integrating products into manufacturing facilities. We manufacture the standard industrial containers that customers know and trust. We also develop innovative packaging that introduces customer products to the marketplace in new and exciting ways. Our rigid metal containers include paint cans, steel pails, aerosol cans, F-style containers, monotop cans, pour top cans, ammunition boxes and an oil can. We also manufacture rigid plastic packaging including pails, drums, hybrid paint cans, all-plastic colorant cans and plastic bottles. Today, BWAY is the only manufacturer in the country that can provide metal paint cans, hybrid paint cans and all-plastic colorant cans to meet our customer needs. We have the most extensive product lineup available from any single manufacturer in the general line packaging industry.   BWAY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Production Supervisor provides leadership to the manufacturing group on a given shift. The Production Supervisor provides first line leadership to a crew of hourly personnel engaged in the manufacturing process. The Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of production scheduling, safety, maintenance and repair, quality, discipline, attendance, enforcement of plant rules and other related areas in the efficient operations of the facility.
·       Responsible for interviewing and hiring production personnel.
·       Directs activities of the production crew. Responsible for maintaining operating efficiencies of production machines.
·       Coordinates repairs and maintenance activities with production planning and maintenance department to maximize uptime and labor efficiencies.
·       Trouble shoots down equipment and process problems.
·       Leads safety activities of production personnel.
·       Provides creative leadership in improving operating efficiencies.
·       Provides ongoing shift leadership to plant personnel engaged in manufacturing activities to ensure quality and delivery performance for the plant.
·       Provides counseling, leadership and direction to the hourly employees on production issues.
·       Provides direction daily on production schedules, unscheduled downtime and the efficient utilization of resources, including manpower.
·       Enforces plant rules, monitors attendance and provides corrective action as necessary.
·       Prepares production reports and data for management.
·       Conducts regular shift meetings and training sessions for hourly personnel.
·       Coordinates improvements activities with other departments.
·       Supports and implements Operational Excellence programs as they pertain to their shift.

·       College degree or equivalent experience
·       Minimum of 3 - 5 years mfg. experience with a least 2 years in a leadership role. Prior experience in metal can and/or metals manufacturing a definite plus.
·       Experience in plastic manufacturing processes such as injection and/or blow molding
·       Experience in cost reduction, production efficiency improvements and continuous improvement activities are also very desirable

Please note that these positions are overnight positions.

·       Fostering Teamwork
·       Managing Change
·       Performance Management
·       Attention to Detail
·       Effective Communication

If you are unable to complete the online resume submission process or navigate the Career Page due to a disability, please contact Human Resources. Bway will assist you with the resume submission process for a current open position.

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