Production Supervisor - Adams WI

Production Supervisor - Adams WI

201 West Grove St
Adams, Wisconsin, 53910
United States


The Production Supervisor (2nd Shift) is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of production. In addition, the Manufacturing Supervisor will also communicate expectations, monitor production demands, supervise machine productivity, quality and manage personnel daily.

How You Will Impact The Company:

  • Execute safety briefs to crews on a shift, daily, weekly, monthly and annually. 

  • Frequently monitor workplace safety to identify and address any unsafe conditions.

  • Ensure compliance to all company safety policies, safe work practices and plant policies.

  • Monitor and track production daily goals for the Corrugator or Converting machines utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPI’S) and report results on the plant scorecard. 

  • Report all overruns, shortages, equipment breakdowns and tooling issues on the daily shift report to exchange information with all departments in the plant.

  • Supervise daily production activities, including oversight of team members and monitoring performance levels of each team member.

  • Monitor and participate in Daily Management Systems (DMS) to track progress against production goals and enable performance excellence

  • Oversee production demands and machine workloads throughout the day

  • Sustain productivity levels by properly staffing machines and equipment to meet customer demands and align any last-minute scheduling changes.

  • Troubleshoot machines issues and quality defects that may arise throughout the shift. Be proficient in identifying available resources to correct problems.

  • Ensure proper operations of equipment by requesting maintenance repairs and or submitting maintenance work orders.

  • Ensure quality standards are within specifications for each order.

  • Perform various audits for safety, machines and housekeeping.

  • Be able learn procurement of production related materials such as; Banding, glue etc.

  • 20 – 40 people per shift

People and Culture:

  • Manage workforce planning, including fulfillment of work schedules and adherence to attendance policies (Vacations, floating days, call in’s, etc.) 

  • Communicate effectively with all functional areas of the plant to ensure all production needs are successfully achieved.

  • Maintain a positive relationship with the Union to align business needs and requirements

  • Promote positive employee relations and interdepartmental communication and collaboration

  • Provide recommendations on disciplinary action and recommend potential improvements, as necessary


  • Required: 3 to 5 years of manufacturing experience or working in a production environment.

  • Preferred: Corrugator experience: Wet End: Singlefacers, Rollstands, Splicers, Bridge, Double backer, etc.; Dry End: Shear, Knife, Slitter, Stackers, etc.

  • Preferred: Converting experience with various machines centers: Labelers, Rotary and Flatbed Die Cutter, Flexo Folder Gluer, Folder Gluer, Safety Acumen

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word) required and plant programs (AS/400; Kiwi Planner Software; Factory Floor Feedback Software) a plus


  • Required: High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree 

Physical Demands / Work Environment

Frequent standing and walking in a hot, humid, or cold, non-climate-controlled environment; noisy industrial work environment; exposure to machinery conditions of over 100F; ability to learn various machines and their abilities, maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations.

The physical demands described in the Task Development Worksheet are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The work environment characteristics described in the Task Development Worksheet are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at 


What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary 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.




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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 



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