Welch Packaging
  • USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a 50% match 401K up to 8% of your contributions, wellness incentives, contributions to your health savings account up to $700, 100% coverage on preventative care benefits including prescription medicines, medical, dental, vision, life and supplement life insurances.


Provide leadership to deliver the Ultimate Customer Experience. Ensure a safe, organized and clean operation. Reduce labor costs in the plant manufacturing processes to achieve the pre-tax profitability goals of the organization. Directs production, distribution, maintenance, receiving, and supervisory operations for the Plant, by performing the following duties personally or through plant associates.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Establish and maintain a clean, safe, organized plant and work environment through enforcement of proper safety procedures and demonstrated support for the organizations Safety Program, including a proactive Safety Committee.
  2. Establish systems to provide high levels of customer service as measured by On-Time Delivery.
  3. Establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and control systems for plant operations. Utilize standard work instructions as a key element of the plant's Quality System.
  4. Maintain effective communications through pre-production, production, operations and plant meetings to ensure on-time delivery, improved operating, quality, productivity systems and employee safety.
  5. Use production statistics and reports to communicate customer service, manufacturing performance and uncover production bottlenecks and increase throughput. Develop and execute corrective action plans.
  6. Manage the Maintenance functions to ensure minimal machine downtime and the establishment of an on-going preventative maintenance program.
  7. Assure that performance evaluations and reviews are performed and completed in a timely manner, through the Company's Performance Review process.
  8. Leads all departments in the plant with department supervisors (or production manager) to maintain safety, quality, and efficient production.
  9. Coordinates production, distribution, and warehousing in accordance with policies, principles, and established procedures.
  10. Develops and implements plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees.
  11. Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of plant.
  12. Systematically reviews financial performance of the plant to recommend to management opportunities for sales growth and cost savings.
  13. Comply with company policies and procedures.
  14. Additional duties as assigned by management.

*Duties may vary depending on location

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages supervisors and/or production manager who supervise all plant employees. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


College degree in Business, Engineering, Organizational Management, Supervision or related field. Five years of managerial experience in a manufacturing setting preferred. Good organizational, analytical and communication skills. Excellent problem solving and leadership skills. Internal and external customer focus. Computer literacy with HRMS and Windows applications. Ability to read and write English. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions. Ability to read a tape measure and perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and working with fractions. Must have a working knowledge of equipment design and capabilities. Must understand cost issues, budget development, adherence and analysis. Must understand quality systems and standards.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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