PaperWorks Industries

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Baldwinsville
    Job ID 2018-1487
    Manufacturing Management
  • Overview

    Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications.

    Our purpose is clear. To deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

    At PaperWorks, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. Product certifications include the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.


    The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of direct reports engaged in production of consumer packaging products. The Production Supervisor is responsible for training and managing production employees and is accountable for achieving manufacturing targets to meet organizational goals, in a safe and efficient manner.


    • Responsible for effectively managing direct reports, including training, coaching, and disciplining on safety, quality, and productivity performance measures.
    • Responsible for communicating job expectations, monitoring, appraising performance and recommending compensation.
    • Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service, including quality parameters, on time production goals, and customer on time delivery.
    • Monitor and manage resources utilization to assure maximum efficiencies.
    • Plan and assign work, implement policies and procedures and recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.
    • Maintain plant organization and housekeeping, including the proper segregation and accounting of non-conforming material, and implementing corrective actions as required.
    • Keep equipment operating safely by enforcing proper use in accordance with operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, and managing preventive maintenance and repairs.
    • Responsible for operating within policies & procedures, and maintaining compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements; including compliance with Occupational Health and Safety procedures.


    • Associate’s degree in management, business administration or a related field of study from an accredited institution and 3+ years supervisory experience in high volume multi-shift / multi-site operation or equivalent combination of education and experience. Packaging industry experience preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret information, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal, teambuilding and leadership skills.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables and implement solutions to correct.
    • Must be detail oriented, organized and energetic.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • MRP/ERP system experience and knowledge. SyteLine MRP system experience and knowledge preferred.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.



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