• Shift Supervisor

    Location US-NC-Thomasville
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  • Overview

    COVERIS is the sixth largest global plastic packaging company in the world.  Formed by the combination of Exopack, Cello-Foil, Britton Group, Kobusch, PACCOR and Paragon Print & Packaging, the company is an established leader in the development, manufacture, and sourcing of flexible and rigid plastic and paper packaging, as well as coatings solutions for various consumer and industrial end-use markets.  With aggregate revenues of more than US$2.8B, the company manages 64 plants across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and China.  COVERIS is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.


    Coveris has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor, position is a 12 hour shift. The Production Supervisors responsibilities will be to ensure Coveris’s manufacturing process is running safely with efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our customers. This position’s core responsibility will be performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods, strategies and participates in continuous improvement team activities.



    •  Balances quality, productivity, and safety to achieve goals in all areas.
    •  Ensures effective employee relations.
    •  Resolves employee performance issues through problem resolution and input from Human Resources.
    •  Provides coaching and counseling to production operators and crew members.
    •  Drives continuous improvement activities.
    •  Hold team accountable for performance standards and continuous improvement initiatives.
    •  Provides daily work assignments to team members so they have clear expectations for the day.
    •  Conducts performance reviews on all hourly team members.
    •  Enforces all plant policies and procedures.
    •  Enforces all plant and department safety rules.
    •  Manages shift performance and uses the Daily Operating Report to report shift results.
    •  Manages daily goal setting to achieve production, quality, and productivity goals.
    •  Conducts hourly reviews of machine performance ensuring barriers are identified if machines are not running to standard.
    •  Performs accident investigations.
    •  Audits quality, safety, and environmental housekeeping procedures.



    • Bachelor’s Degree - preferred OR equivalent company job specific work experience.
    • Min of 3 - 5 years of Operations Leadership background
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
    • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
    • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
    • Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Strong Business Acumen
    • Lean/Six Sigma Certification Preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manual, and written directions.
    • Ability to write reports
    • Ensure the safety program, production of product, logistics of material in the production facility meet corporate guidelines.
    • Coaching and mentoring of team members
    • Ensure that all workings are manufactured in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements
    • Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Administer consistently and fairly Coveris policies and procedures




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