Production Supervisor – Columbus, IN
**Sign on bonus available**
Experienced Production/Converting Supervisor to manage and coordinate the efforts of hourly department associates in a multiple machine converting operation. Ensure that product specifications are met with a high standard of quality. Ensure compliance with all standards, policies, regulations, for the safe, environmentally sound production of a quality product.
How You Will Impact WestRock:
Work closely with team members to provide a safe work environment. Make recommendations to improve safety, environmental and health of the entire facility.
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the shift with constant emphasis on safety, quality, cost and productivity.
Assure conformance of WIP and FG product to company, industry, and customer specifications at minimum cost and optimum efficiency.
Direct, train and coach shift employees to follow all processes to ensure a quality product.
Responsible to maintain department shop floor metrics, visual controls, and continuous improvement methods to the manufacturing floor.
Meet or exceed productivity goals.
Maintain waste generation at or below budgeted standard.
Inspect the finished product to ensure quality specifications are met.
Manage employees to include performance reviews and discipline.
Maintain housekeeping excellence.
Ensure all production reporting is completed timely and accurately for each shift.
What You Need to Succeed:
Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, JD Edwards - knowledge of KIWI software a plus.
3 - 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or management role.
Packaging industry experience (paperboard and/or corrugated) preferred.
Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Strong interpersonal relations and written communication skills.
What we offer:
• Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
• Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
• An attractive salary and benefits package reflecting skills, competencies and potential
• A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are
business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.