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Production Shift Supervisor

Company: O-I
Location: Lapel
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

About O-I

Company Description

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Job Description

The Production Shift Supervisor responsibilities:
Ensures quality and productivity by monitoring and performing mechanical, visual, and informational system checks.
Reviews shift operation and makes decisions and implements actions relative to changes on shifts that may impact processing, procedures, personnel, equipment, and customer requirements.
Makes recommendations regarding how plant operations can further improve to meet service, quality, safety and productivity goals.
Ensures that all people in work group are adequately trained and are knowledgeable of department procedures
Monitors job change progress through work force and assists in quality decisions.
Delegates assignments and monitors responsibilities of work groups that affect the throughput, quality and safety of shift operation.
Coaches, counsels and disciplines employees as needed per labor contract and sound employee relations practices. Handles 1st step grievances.
Responsible for administrative duties involving time records, production reports, general correspondence, absentee and vacation schedules, safety investigations, and disciplinary records.
Inputs key shift performance indicators into production databases.
Analyzes blank and mold design, operating temperatures, machine set up, bottle handling equipment, lehr operations, etc. and makes appropriate recommendations / assignments.
Makes inspections of forehearth, feeders, machine loading and operation, ware handling, employee job performance, etc.
Audits for process control and enforces standardized work.
Completes SAP production confirmations

Position Requirements

In the first 6 months, you'll:
Supervises hourly employees in the continuous operation of the plant's production activities.
Assist in maintaining focus on overall plant goals, safety, continuous process improvements, good labor relations climate, and outstanding quality and production efficiencies.

What We Offer At O-I
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
and much more---


The Production Shift Supervisor should have:
Minimum requirement of High School Degree or equivalent.
Minimum of 1 year experience supervising/leading people and processes in a Manufacturing environment
Must have significant understanding of Flow Manufacturing concepts that use Continuous Improvement and Kaizen events.
Must be able to work a rotating shift.

Next Steps

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we'd like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Fishers , Production Shift Supervisor, Professions , Lapel, Indiana

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