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Production Supervisor - Liner Department




Position TitleLiner Department Supervisor


Pay Rate: $68,300/yr to $77,350/yr


Category/Shift: Salaried Full Time (6pm-6am, Friday-Sunday)


Physical Location: Indianapolis Spacekraft

                                    4901 W 79th Street

                                    Indianapolis, IN 46268


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Supervise machine centers and provide leadership for the production team in the areas of safety, process reliability, plant and company policies, housekeeping, waste control, productivity improvement, cost effectiveness, and people system.
  • Comply with and manage all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping; ensure employee personal hygiene and sanitation practices/procedures are adhered to. 
  • Ensure compliance of all quality checks; maintain product specifications and ensure production team produces in accordance with them; manage and approve product rework; manage non-conforming notifications, customer complains, and quality corrective action logs.
  • Maintain compliance in auditable areas including, but not limited to: food safety audits (as directed by HACCP and SQF code for Food Packaging Manufacturers), GMP audits, plant inspections, SOP audits, OSHA/EHS audits, sanitation audits, and all state/federal regulations; Assist SQF Practitioner, Quality Department, State and federal agencies with audit and inspections (in the event of), and implement and manage department audit findings, non-conformance, and corrective action to production team.
  • Coordinate upkeep of machinery with Maintenance team to minimize downtime; assist in troubleshooting machine problems;
  • Plan and assign work to employees on a daily basis; ensure accountability for completion of work assignments safely, to expected quality, on-time, and in accordance with SOP and plant/company policy.
  • Oversee and conduct employee training; create, implement, and consistently manage GMP, SOP, work instructions, and employee training materials.
  • Establish high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in addressing/resolving employee problems.
  • Ensure accuracy of all production team and department records, including: production counts, inventory levels, employee records, training records, coding for traceability, SQF records, and document control system.
  • Promote continuous improvement and reliable methods within the organization.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Minimum qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Supervisory experience of 3+ years is required.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs are required.


Preferred Qualifications include:

  • College and/or technical coursework
  • Supervisory experience of 3+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in the corrugating packaging industry, flexible liquid packaging, and/or injection molding is highly preferred
  • Knowledgeable of continuous improvement methods such as Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc


Successful Candidates will demonstrate these competencies:

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Influencing Others
  • Motivating Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Conflict Management
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority Setting
  • Organizing
  • Command Skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Learning


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 




Indianapolis, IN, US, 46268-1662

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jun 24, 2022

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