Packaging Supervisor (3rd Shift)

HARIBO of America Manufacturing, LLC   Pleasant Prairie, WI   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 6, 2024
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The Packaging Production Supervisor—3rd Shift leads and coordinates the activities of their shift to realize production targets. This includes assisting with all material supply in line with Production/Packaging plan to ensure smooth, uninterrupted operations and supporting any other operational areas needs. Located at HARIBO of America’s brand new, state-of-the-art food manufacturing plant in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin (Kenosha area, on I-94), the ideal Packaging Production Supervisor – 3rd Shift, will have 5+ years of manufacturing experience, a minimum of 2+ years in a supervisory or management level position, and at least 1 or more years of experience working in food manufacturing or pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. Working at HARIBO inspires childlike happiness through the impactful work, dedication, and passion for our brand. Come join our team as a Packaging Production Supervisor where our associates are our greatest asset!

The original and iconic Goldbears, created in 1922, have delighted kids and grown-ups for over 100 years! Our associates are our most valuable asset.  At HARIBO of America we are committed to a comprehensive benefit program that helps our employee stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a positive work life balance. We provide fully paid health insurance premiums and generous HSA contribution, 10 paid Holiday plus Paid Time Off/PTO, competitive 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  Additionally, we offer community involvement opportunities and career growth opportunities.


  • Lead 3rd shift (Third shift) factory operations to deliver quality product, done correctly, and on-time
  • Promote and maintain good employee relations with associates
  • Build positive working relationships with teammates, coach, mentor, train, and develop staff
  • Collaborate with Technical Support team, Maintenance team, Safety team, Quality-Food Safety team, and other internal departments
  • Monitor line performance and ensure output, labor and material standards are achieved meeting HARIBO’s high quality standards


  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of supervisory or management experience in manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Available to work flexible hours and days as needed to meet business demands

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree
  • Prior experience in food manufacturing or pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Prior experience with high-speed packaging equipment in food/pharma manufacturing
  • Prior experience using SAP in a manufacturing environment
  • TPM and/or Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Basic knowledge of industrial equipment, industrial maintenance
  • Basic Financial understanding to ensure business results are delivered