Signode Industrial Group LLC Production Supervisor in Glenview, Illinois

Production Supervisor

at Signode Industrial Group

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

Job Description

This position will be located in the Engineered Packaging Solutions Business Unit.


The Production Supervisor position is responsible for supervising shop employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This role must be able to comprehend and manage complex operations, ensuring production processes deliver products of maximum quality in a profitable manner. The Production Supervisor will report to the Production Manager.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Essential Functions:

  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, preparing and revising schedules, resolving problems and reporting results.

  • Check production output according to specifications

  • Setting daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicating them to employees

  • Establish and maintain procedures, work instructions, and JSA's to insure that the proper processes are being used

  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards

  • Maintains proper inventory levels

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. Trains new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures and ensures continuous safe use of equipment by all team members.Investigates safety incidents.

  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating new equipment and techniques.

  • Manages production staff for high performance by communicating job expectations, monitoring job results, coaching employees and initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required

  • Degree in a technical, engineering or relevant field highly desired

Experience / Abilities:

  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in production environment required (or equivalent combination of education and experience), including role as Production Supervisor

  • Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools

  • Strong organizational and leadership abilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to drive team cohesiveness and performance

  • Must be self-motivated with a results-driven approach

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Thorough working knowledge of the safe practices, means, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the design, installation, maintenance and repair of production facilities

  • Ability to interpret, understand and follow federal, state and local codes and statutes

  • Ability to read, understand and work from oral and written work instructions

  • Ability to establish appropriate priorities and to allocate resources and time for individual and team projects

  • Ability and willingness to train others and to develop work plans and schedules

  • Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment

  • Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions

Computer skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Other Physical Requirements

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, an individual is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

While performing essential functions, this role occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat and/or cold, risk of electric shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed (steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, etc.).

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Signode Industrial Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Production Supervisor

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Glenview , IL

  • Job Type:

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 1/2/2019

About Us

Signode Industrial Group: Our Brands Are Trusted Around the Globe

As a $2.4 billion dollar global company that’s an industry leader, we offer opportunities that take you places. We are headquartered in Glenview, Illinois and have nearly 7,000 employees and 88 manufacturing facilities across six continents.

From operations and manufacturing experts to sales and marketing pros, we always are on the lookout for top talent.

What’s more, our business of industrial bulk packaging exists to help other companies do business. Any company that packs and transports goods via commercial trucks, railcars, ships or airfreight knows our brands.

Our company’s heritage goes back more than 100 years. Our products are sold around the world in developed and emerging markets under well-known and trusted brand names, including Signode, Strapex, Orgapack, Angleboard, Fleetwood and Mima Systems.

Our employees work with these core values in mind:

  • Integrity – All suppliers and customers are treated with honesty and transparency.

  • Respect – Our diverse work force across many countries represents many different cultures, languages and experiences. Our employees embrace the richness of those differences.

  • Trust – We trust that our colleagues operate with professional standards and the best interest of the company at all times.

  • Shared Risk – We work as a team, sharing responsibility for outcomes of decisions, including those that require taking risks and encouraging new ideas.

  • Simplicity – We encourage employees to stay focused on the essential core of any business opportunity, challenge or issue.

Comprehensive Benefits

Along with many opportunities for career growth, Signode Industrial Group provides a comprehensive benefits package. Specific benefits vary worldwide and are based on regional needs, but below are some common features of the U.S. benefit program.

  • Medical and dental benefits

  • 401(k) retirement savings program

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Life Insurance

  • Educational assistance

  • Employee assistance program

Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.