Production Supervisor in Sturtevant, WI at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.


Position Summary:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for front-line leadership in day-to-day operations of a designated production team to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations. Provides overall direction to production floor employees in the areas of production, scheduling, performance management, training and other related areas striving to improve overall operational efficiencies. Must be willing to work 6:00pm - 6:00am. 



  • Provides leadership and training to accomplish Mauser Packaging Solutions production objectives to all employees for Safety, quality, production, packaging, and maintenance
  • Demonstrate proper use of PPE and encourage safe behavior
  • Coordinate production activities with other departments to ensure production goals and objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Work with operations team to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned or unplanned and work with Human Resources in reporting excused or unexcused absences as necessary
  • Establishes and monitors shift performance for safety, quality, and production standards
  • Prepare and review employee worked hours via Kronos for submission to payroll
  • Enters production data accurately into system in order to measure and monitor KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) around efficiencies, downtime, inventory and overall production
  • Update communication boards to keep production floor team members informed about safety, quality and efficiency metrics
  • Lead employee shift start-up meetings
  • Respond to employee questions and concerns as necessary and work with Human Resources for guidance in handling more sensitive employee relations issues, investigations or disciplinary matters
  • Work with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses and implement cost effective systems around this as necessary
  • Promote shop floor organization, plant house-keeping with employees utilizing lean techniques such as 6S with shift personnel
  • Manages HFI (Hold For Inspection) procedures working with the quality team as necessary
  • Act as first point of contact for production employees regarding mechanical failure or production issues
  • Lead the training and evaluations of new and current employees on a regular basis
  • Ensure production team members are using lockout/tagout procedures when necessary
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree and 3 years of supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Previous labor relations experience
  • Previous experience working in a Lean environment preferred; embraces continuous improvement
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and comprehension skills
  • Basic math and measurement skills
  • Basic understanding of industrial equipment
  • Self-directed team player
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills; strategic thinking
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts
  • Understands quality, PPE requirements, safety, and the importance of complying with safety policies and procedures.
  • Strong business acumen; customer oriented
  • Results oriented
  • Building collaborative relationships and influencing others


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee may be required to stand for long periods of time, use arms and hands to feel or reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on occasion, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee may work with materials that could irritate eyes, skin and breathing. Appropriate personal protective equipment is required. The employee will be working near and/or with high-speed automated equipment. This may cause risk of injury if safety procedures are not followed. The work environment is often noisy and hearing protection is required.



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