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Production Supervisor

Company: Scholle
Location: Chilhowie
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Effective June 2, 2022, Scholle IPN is now part of SIG.
SIG is a leading packaging solutions provider for a more sustainable world. With our unique portfolio of aseptic carton, bag-in-box, and spouted pouch we work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our technology and outstanding innovation capabilities enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions for differentiated products, smarter factories and connected packs, all to address the ever-changing needs of consumers. Sustainability is integral to our business and we are going Way Beyond Good to create a net positive food packaging system.
Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 8,100 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 100 countries. In 2021, SIG produced 45 billion packs and generated ---2.5 billion in revenue (incl. Scholle IPN unaudited revenue). SIG has an AA ESG rating by MSCI, a 13.4 (low risk) score by Sustainalytics and a Platinum CSR rating by EcoVadis. For more information, visit
For insights into trends that drive the food and beverage industry, visit our SIGnals blog:

Who We Are
Scholle IPN is a global packaging company, manufacturing flexible packaging materials for a variety of industries. You may not have heard of us, but we guarantee you've interacted with our products, which are used around the world in dispensing everything from soda, smoothies, and coffee to motor oil, cleaning chemicals, and insecticides used in industrial farming.
What We Do
We engineer flexible packaging solutions that reduce waste and prolong shelf life for many different markets. Our products are made around the globe-not so we can produce cheaper elsewhere, but to effectively serve and produce right in the markets where we operate.

The Production Supervisor shall promote Lean Management principles and Manage for Daily Improvement in the following ways:

  • Promote workplace safety through performance of weekly shift safety meetings, weekly area safety audits and weekly safety Gemba walks
  • Investigate and complete safety incident reports including near miss, incidents to equipment or people
  • Effectively communicate significant business and production issues to ABM personnel through scheduled weekly shift meetings.
  • Communicate and enforce high expectations of quality and production standards
  • Effectively lead root-cause improvement activities utilizing shift personnel
  • Lead effective Tier 2 meetings daily to discuss performance metrics and assign countermeasures as required
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product based on daily monitoring of visual production metrics
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
  • Perform administrative duties competently (ETime system, LN, Virtual Client, shift reports, performance evaluations, safety investigation reports, etc.)
  • Completion of assigned improvement tasks
  • Support and reinforce three major areas of improvement opportunities: machine setups, process controls, and training
  • Develop talents of ABM shift personnel to maximize the benefit or the company and the individual employee
  • Initiate action on any food/product safety issue immediately. All staff has responsibility to correct or report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • Directly supervises 15-40 employees in the ABM department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems


    • High school diploma or G.E.D required
    • Supervision, lean and ISO experience a plus, plastics industry preferred
    • Additional education in quality, safety, mechanical or electrical areas of knowledge preferred
    • Previous knowledge or quality control procedures, good manufacturing practices and team development
    • The ability to excel in a fast paced, high-energy environment with constant interface with people
    • Knowledge of quality control procedures
    • Comfortable working in a manufacturing environment
    • Solid understanding of demand management techniques
    • Good manufacturing practices and team development
    • Positive attitude

      What We Offer

      • Medical Coverage (with 3 medical plan options - all PPO based coverage)
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA for Health care and/or Dependent Care)
      • Prescription Drug Plan
      • Dental Coverage
      • Vision Coverage
      • 401K Savings Plan
      • Roth 401(k) Savings Plan
      • 529 College Savings Plan
      • Voluntary Life and AD&D
      • Employer Paid Benefits

        • Basic Life and AD&D
        • Short- and Long-Term Disability
        • Health Advocate
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Identify Theft
        • Tuition Reimbursement


Keywords: Scholle, Winston-Salem , Production Supervisor, Professions , Chilhowie, North Carolina

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