Production Supervisor (Night Shift) at ArdaghGroup

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana





Job Description:

Primary Purpose:

The Production Supervisor is accountable for production planning, assigning work, and implementing policies and procedures. The Supervisor recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. The Supervisor should be seen as champion of safe practices in meeting all objectives.



Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet daily goals.
  • Ensures effective employee relations through coaching and development and resolves employee issues through problem resolution OR Confer with management for guidance in resolving employee complaints and or grievances.
  • Develop and/or implement training plans to increase employees' skills and capabilities. Read and analyze charts, work orders, maintenance, and production schedules in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Confer with other supervisors and managers to coordinate operations and activities throughout the operation.
  • Inspect materials, product, and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions. Determine best problem-solving solution.
  • Ensure all associates adhere to production and processing standards.
  • Ensure all production, quality, and maintenance systems are in working order.
  • Recommend improvement ideas in all areas.
  • Record and maintain records as required.
  • Oversees instruction, implementation and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees.
  • Leads by example with the Company Code of Ethics. This includes following Company policies, standards and specifications.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensures the work area is properly maintained and organized.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of electrical and process improvements.
  • Mechanical: Knowledge of machines, tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must have proficient computer skills, including Microsoft office products.
  • SAP preferred.
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production equipment and processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Administrative and Management: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, employee relations, leadership techniques, in the coordination of people and resources.
  • Experience with Six Sigma, Lean or other improvement philosophies
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail and understanding the emphasis on plant efficiency while ensuring customer requirements are met.
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to coach, develop, engage and retain a team of employees.



Education & Experience:

  • B.S./B.A. in Management, Industrial Engineering or technical- highly preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5 years' experience in high speed manufacturing



Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP, Kronos experience
  • Experience in a union environment is strongly preferred



Physical Demands:

  • Walk on flat surfaces 90% of the time
  • Climb stairs 10% of the time
  • Work a 12-hour shift, (3-4, 4-3 schedule)
  • Willing to work night shift



Work Environment:


The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud outside of the office area. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned Personal Protective Equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (< 40 degrees) to extreme heat (>90 degrees).



Ardagh Metal Packaging is a leading global supplier of sustainable, infinitely recyclable metal beverage cans to brand owners. A subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group and a leading industry metal packaging company, Ardagh Metal Packaging employs more than 6,300 people across Europe, North America and Brazil, with sales of approximately $4.7 billion.


Ardagh Metal Packaging believes that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued and can work to their full potential. We offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team - you'll enjoy the journey!



Ardagh Metal Packaging - North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.



Nearest Major Market: Gary

Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago
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