2nd Shift Supervisor

Reference Number: SMY-4675
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

The 2nd Shift Supervisor supports the Front Line Leader and the plant in meeting production requirements, development of operators at levels A and B and managing and facilitating daily operational activities to ensure safe, efficient and effective work environment


  • Ensuring quality standards are being met, ensuring the compliance of Flow Cell Certification, and for maintaining production flow
  • Shop Floor Focus: Responsible for supporting your production team by ensuring completion of the daily production schedule as planned, verifying defects and properly reporting them into our operations system
  • You will routinely perform first piece approvals, ensure color checks are complete, perform poke-yoke checks, perform final inspections, change over work cells, and create a report at the end of your shift regarding production goals
  • Continuous Improvement: Work with our lean department in the support and establishment of flow cell certifications
  • You'll utilize lean principles to improve effectiveness and efficiency in production, as well as updating and utilizing lean documents and information as required within the flow cell
  • Staffing/Development: You'll coach, mentor and support operators to ensure a safe, effective and efficient work environment
  • Quality: You will ensure the products being produced are meeting customer requirements and specifications
  • Safety: You'll ensure a safe working environment for all employees and visitors by safely utilize tools (knives, nippers, etc.) and secondary equipment
  • This ensures we produce high quality products; you'll be responsible for knowing and communicating to others how to use Personal Protective Equipment, proper lifting techniques, safety around conveyors, how to safely use torches
  • Providing a clean and organized work environment is also essential for a safe work environment
  • Administrative: You will regularly use our operations systems to check inventory, perform unplanned issues, transfer products or component, que up the next job, enter downtime, read bill of materials, and scrap out components and parts


  • A minimum of 2 years manufacturing/machine operator experience, preferably in plastics
  • The ability to stand for 8-12 hours a day
  • The ability to communicate effectively in front of small groups
  • The ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize effectively
  • The ability to use a computer including Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • The ability to read and follow written work instructions


  • 401(k) with matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance


  • Full-time employee
  • Shift: 8 hour shift; (3pm – 11:15pm)

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant