Production Supervisor in Sturtevant, WI at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

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.


  • Provides leadership and training to accomplish production objectives to all employees for Safety, Quality, Production, Packaging, and Maintenance
  • Demonstrates proper use of PPE and encourages safe behavior from employees
  • Coordinates production activities with other departments to insure production goals/objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Works with operations team to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned events and works with Human Resources in reporting excused or unexcused absences as necessary
  • Establishes and monitors shift performance for safety, quality, and production standards
  • Enters production data accurately into system in order to measure and monitor KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) around efficiencies, downtime, inventory and overall production. 
  • Updates communication boards to keep production floor team members informed about safety, quality and efficiency metrics. Leads employee start-up meetings 
  • Works with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses. Implements cost effective systems around this as necessary.
  • Promotes shop floor organization, plant house-keeping with employees lean utilizing techniques such as 5S with shift personnel.
  • Manages HFI (hold for inspection) procedures working with the quality team as necessary
  • Acts as first point of contact for operators regarding mechanical failure or production issues and  mechanical problems
  • Lead the training and evaluations of new and current employees on a regular basis
  • Prepares and reviews employees worked hours for submission to payroll via Kronos.
  • Ensure production team members are using lockout/tagout procedures when necessary
  • Keeps work area in clean and orderly condition
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree in a related field and 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Previous Labor Relations experience
  • Previous experience working in a Lean environment; Embraces continuous improvement
  • Self-directed team player 
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts


  • Excellent Communication 
  • Basic Math and Measurement Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Results Orientation
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Influencing Others
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Customer Orientation



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