Night Shift Production Supervisor

Hoffmaster Group Inc, 139 Evergreen Rd, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #201
Friday, February 2, 2024
Hoffmaster Group Inc, is an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 75 years. Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments – Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology..

Primary Purpose of the Role

The Shift Supervisor will be the face of our Management Team during Shift Operations and provide supervision to hourly employees who carry out manufacturing, distribution, and maintenance operations in the conversion of paper-based products. The Shift Supervisor is the front-line and primary provider of guidance and management oversight in conjunction with our hourly Group Leads [foreman] during their shift. They oversee the safe, efficient, and effective execution of daily operations to ensure that customer service, operational, productional, and budgetary needs are met. Those who enjoy being hands on and engaging with team members to solve problems and deliver the best quality products to our customers in a safe and clean environment have proven to be highly effective in this position.

Essential Job Duties

  • Oversee manufacturing capabilities, product features and asset throughputs and drive results that meet/exceed daily production requirements
  • Direct accountability to safety performance of the daily operations - make best use of standard work and best practices to avoid injuries
  • Identify unwanted performance trends and partner with Production Managers / Plant Superintendent and CI Managers to put action plans in place to solve
  • Escalate issues that cannot be resolved within the team structure
  • Communicates proactively with Production Managers / Plant Superintendent and CI Managers and cross functional teams to resolve rising concerns
  • Lead and participate at Safety, Operational, and cross-functional meetings with all departments and Managers as required
  • Assist with rollout of new or different methods/tools/equipment of manufacturing to reduce labor, material costs, decrease ergonomic risk, and/or safety hazards
  • Monitor/track key metrics and act on root causes of unplanned or unwanted shifts in performance
  • Follow and Maintain all Food Safety, GMP and HACCP Guidelines
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to meet business needs

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Safety driven mindset
  • Demonstrated Communication Skills - Presentation/Verbal/Written (group & one-on-one)
  • Team supervision with some autonomy, delivering operational objectives
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills to drive results
  • Computer competency in Microsoft Suite
  • Preferred Requirements - Mechanical/Technical experience
  • Ability to work within an ERP system
  • Time & Attendance systems knowledge, i.e. Kronos
  • Experience implementing process change
  • Key Performance Indicator oversight
  • Project Management
  • Analytical Abilities
  • Distribution/Logistics Knowledge
  • Continuous Process Improvement knowledge: LEAN, Kaizen, 5S, etc.
  • Preferred Bachelors Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing leadership roles and/or education


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At Hoffmaster, we believe every person deserves to feel successful. That’s why we provide a total rewards package designed to support our employee’s success –at work, at home, and in life. This includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurances, Student loan and Tuition assistance, physical and mental wellness programs, Paid vacation and holidays, Employee Assistance Program, and more!

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Hoffmaster Group Inc, 139 Evergreen Rd, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States of America