Mar 27, 2019

Production Supervisor (Overnight)

  • Tekni-Plex
  • Decatur, IN, USA
Full-Time Management Manufacturing

Job Description

Summary/Objective for

the Production Supervisor

Night Shift – 5:45pm – 6am

Shift Schedule – 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off.

**additional information/further explanation**

Every other weekend

Rotating days during the week (for example: if you work Tuesday and Wednesday one week, you will NOT work Tuesday and Wednesday the following week)

The Production Supervisor is responsible for leading and supervising employees in a manufacturing environment. This position plans and assigns work and coaches/leads team members to ensure execution of priorities.  In addition, this position will play a key role in standardizing work and ensuring continuous improvement with respect to production methods, operating procedures and working conditions.


Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Makes employment decisions. Resolve employee issues through problem resolution. Lead a team of 25 - 30 employees.

Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Work to continuously improve in all areas.

  1. Manage departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to manager.
  2. Provide leadership through a 30-day planning cycle.
  3. Drive productivity goals.
  4. Perform accident investigations.
  5. Maintain proper inventory levels.
  6. Manage department priorities.
  7. Track absenteeism and timekeeping.


  1. Leadership
  2. Performance Management
  3. Problem Solving/Analysis
  4. Results Driven
  5. Communication Proficiency
  6. Time Management
  7. Technical Capacity
  8. Learning Orientation


Who is Tekni-Plex?

We are a global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.


Global Expertise

Headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA, our worldwide presence and strength give us access to a broad range of material and developmental resources. In addition, our businesses work in highly regulated markets and have decades of expertise in navigating global regulatory requirements. This enables us to create and service products remarkable for their safety, reliability, consistency and quality throughout all our global divisions – to help our customers meet their goals.


Why Work for Tekni-Plex

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud! Learn more about what sets us apart.


Operations-Plant Management  



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to lead, motivate, select, train and instruct personnel. Good interpersonal, organizational communication and mechanical skills. Computer skills required for multiple graphs, reports and charts. Manufacturing experience preferred. College degree in a related field; or 10+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


OSHA approved Forklift Certification

CPR and first-aid Certified

Fire Brigade Member

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