3rd Shift Production Supervisor - Converting Department

International Paper

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$32.84-43.75 /h
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Munster, IN
Third Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Position Title:

Production Supervisor – Converting Department

Pay Rate:

$68,300 - $91,000


Salaried, Exempt

Full-Time, 3rd Shift (11pm-7am)

Physical Location:

Munster Spacekraft

9200 Calumet Ave

Munster, IN 46321

(219) 513-1355

The Job You Will Perform:

The SpaceKraft Converting Supervisor has responsibility for overseeing all 3rd shift production employees in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, inventory, and housekeeping. In addition, they will work to lead and motivate employees to work efficiently and effectively, ensuring a safe work environment and a quality product.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise machine centers and provide leadership for the production team in the areas of safety, process reliability, administering plant policies, housekeeping, waste control, productivity improvement, cost effectiveness, and people system.
  • Ensuring compliance of all quality checks; coordinate upkeep of machinery with Maintenance team and/or other members of management to minimize downtime; assist in troubleshooting machine problems.
  • Ensuring accuracy of production counts and inventory levels.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Promote continuous improvement and reliable methods within the organization
  • Establishing high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in addressing/resolving employee problems.
  • Overseeing the training of employees, planning and assigning work.
  • Reporting to the Site Manager any issues that might affect overall production or plant operations.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management

The Skills You Will Bring:

Minimum qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Supervisory experience of 3+ years is required.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs are required.

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • College and/or technical coursework
  • Supervisory experience of 3+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in the corrugating packaging industry is highly preferred
  • Knowledgeable of continuous improvement methods such as Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc

Preferred Competencies:

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Influencing Others
  • Motivating Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Conflict Management
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority Setting
  • Organizing
  • Command Skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Learning

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance

The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.