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Production Supervisor

Company: Greif Brothers
Location: Massillon
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:

021411 Production Supervisor (Open)

Job Description:

Greif-Massillon is an essential manufacturer of 100% recycled paper used in the corrugated box industry. The mill is located between Massillon and Navarre off Highway 21, approximately 10 miles west of Canton, Ohio.

The Production Shift Supervisor manages a continuous process including stock preparation, two paper machines and two winding/slitting packaging lines. The expectation of this role is to be 80% "hands-on" or "on the floor", and 20% administrative tasks supporting the operation.

The Paper Mill Production Shift Supervisor is a high-profile position responsible for managing 15 operations colleagues and ensuring proper equipment utilization to meet or exceed safety, quality, cost, productivity, and housekeeping targets.

For the right candidate, this position offers opportunity for advancement in the organization.

Key Responsibilities

* Support the "The Greif Way" mission and values. Embrace a servant leadership approach to working with colleagues to achieve results.

* Build effective relationships with all internal departments to produce a quality product, safely, on time, and in the most efficient way possible.

* Be the first point of contact for team/colleagues suggestions or concerns.

* Ensure colleagues understand their roles within Greif and their responsibilities to each other.
* Direct team in resolving complaints.

* Communicate production issues and daily results.

* Provide feedback and corrective actions to colleagues regarding their performance.

* Help train new colleagues, monitor their performance; and issue corrective actions as required to develop a cohesive team.

* Engage and encourage joint problem solving, personal safety, and individual development.

* Monitor work schedules to ensure efficient operations. Review colleague time sheets while verifying and approving work hours in Kronos.

* Work with production team and maintenance personnel to troubleshoot operational issues.

* Enforce company rules and organizational policies related to safety, quality, cost, productivity, and housekeeping.

Education and Experience

* Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, Associates Degree, or vocation certification is desirable, OR a high school diploma, G.E.D., or with at least two years of experience in the paper Industry or related manufacturing environment.

Knowledge and Skills (needed for the position)

* Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills.

* Previous experience in coaching, training, teambuilding, performance development, and conflict resolution.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

* Computer Skills (Word, Excel)

* Must be able to go up and down ladders and steps

* Ability to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts required in a 24/7-week operation.


EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.

Keywords: Greif Brothers, Cleveland , Production Supervisor, Professions , Massillon, Ohio

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