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Production Supervision - Packing Manager

Company: Great Northern
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

EMPLOYEES ARE OUR GREATEST ASSET Privately held, Great Northern Instore is one of the nation's largest independent manufacturers of instore marketing displays. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Instore for integrated, comprehensive instore marketing solutions in industrial, commercial, and retail markets. Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared future. Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win" for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us be at our best every day. Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers, value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative solutions to our customer's challenges. We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here are some details about the position. WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; pension plan and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth! SALARY Commensurate with experience REPORTS TO Finishing Manager Responsibilities: Direct supervision of all Packing Dept. personnel. Ensure a safe working environment and that everyone is working safely. Ensure orders are assembled and packed according to specification and without any quality issues. Ensure the packing line / operators are working in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Ensure orders are completed on time according to the due date. Training and development of Packing personnel. Leadership and involvement with continuous improvement initiatives. Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience. Minimum 5 years of experience in an assembly / packing operation. Computer literate - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook or equivalent, Microsoft Excel and the Internet; Experience with ERP software (experience with Visual software a plus) Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Good communication skills. Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. College degree is preferred. Other Requirements: Are you a positive, energetic, and dedicated? Do you like growth opportunities and to help others grow? Are you proficient with computers? Are you a problem solver? Are you interested in learning new things? If this describes you, then APPLY TODAY! HOURS Persons hired are required to work a 5-day week Monday - Friday from 5:15 am - 2:15 pm. Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. Other details Pay Type Salary Apply Now

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