Packaging Supervisor & Maintenance Supervisor

HARIBO of America Manufacturing, LLC   Pleasant Prairie, WI   Full-time     Management
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Maintenance Supervisor


Reporting to the Manager of Production and Process Technology, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible to provide supervision and support to all three shifts of the production maintenance mechanic team, and oversee maintenance operations of processes and products that safely and cost-effectively meet customer demands for quality, consistent, and on-time performance. The Maintenance Supervisor will foster a people-centric culture and enhance employee development through effective communication, coaching, and performance evaluation, ensuring alignment with company goals and values. The Maintenance Supervisor will interact directly with management and supervision in the processing area to ensure reliability and maximized efficiency of equipment through scheduled preventative maintenance planning, as well as coordinating timely repairs and service to equipment.

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, 11 paid Holiday plus Paid Time Off/PTO, competitive 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. Additionally, we offer community involvement opportunities and career growth opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and coordinate plant equipment maintenance, including a documented preventive maintenance program and schedule, and support the plant safety goals.
  • Supervises associates engaged in installing, servicing, and repairing production equipment, support systems, and facilities improvements in the assigned areas.
  • Focus on and use relevant data for downtime events to determine root cause and required corrective actions to drive consistent, improved reliability of the equipment.
  • Manage employee relations and problem-solving processes, promoting mutual respect, engagement, and adherence to company policies, while collaborating with HR for resolution when necessary.
  • Partners with the Maintenance Planner and Technical Buyers to ensure proper inventory of spare parts for equipment and machinery.
  • Ensure all mechanics, visitors, contractors, and all other employees comply with applicable regulatory standards (safety, environmental, health), reporting any issues not immediately resolvable to appropriate manager.
  • Education of assigned team members on the proper use of tools, equipment, and resources to ensure safe use and operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 Years of Manufacturing experience preferred in a non-union environment.
  • Minimum of 7 Years of Maintenance experience preferred in a non-union environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years Supervisory or management experience is required.
  • Strong skills in automated maintenance management systems (such as SAP or Maximo). 
  • Requires the ability to train and coach others for success.
  • Come in during off-shifts if needed for breakdowns and must be available to be contacted during off hours.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on a periodic basis to vendor or other locations.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to successfully coordinate with other functions to ensure project success.
  • Available to work flexible hours and days as needed to meet business demands.
  • Strong decision making, problem solving, and organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various levels of the organization.
  • Excellent Time Management Skills.
  • Ability to lead, develop, direct, and hold others accountable to HARIBO’s high standards. 
  • Strong decision-making, problem solving, and organizational skills are required.
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills.

 

 

Packaging Supervisor

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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

What can you expect?

You will be part of a successful family-run company with core values that is growing internationally faster than ever before. We nurture long-term associate relationships, work-life blend, rich learning environment, and a tangible impact in the company's success.

 

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