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Packaging Corporation of America

Shift Supervisor (6740)


Supervisor of Production/Operating Worker



Los Angeles, California, United States

Shift Supervisor Los Angeles, CA 90058, USA Req #6740 Monday, June 27, 2022

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

The Shift Supervisor is responsible for effectively leading a production team in the efficient and safe production of corrugated products.


Coordinate activity with the production manager to plan and manage daily and weekly schedules to meet production goals, prioritize work orders, maintain quality requirements, and assure an even flow of work through all the departments to increase up-time and minimize unscheduled downtime.

Schedule work, coordinate production activities, provide direct oversight of employees, approve time records, communicate and implement company policy.
Engage in employee development activities, make recommendations on employee hire, promotion and disciplinary action.

Maintain a clean, safe and injury-free work environment by ensuring health and safety procedures are understood and executed by all employees.

Conduct employee training on all equipment, protocols, production standards, safety regulations and waste control on an ongoing basis.

Analyze production performance, identify opportunities, make recommendations for process and equipment improvement, establish and execute goals.

Supervise efficient operation of equipment including the inspection of materials, products and equipment to detect and/or prevent malfunctions.

Participate in production meeting and provide updates as needed.

Request materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services as needed.


High school diploma or GED.

4+ years’ previous experience in a supervisory capacity at a corrugated manufacturing facility.

Previous experience in coaching, training, teambuilding, performance development, and conflict resolution.

Able to work flexible hours as needed

Must be authorized to work in the U.S


Some college coursework.


Established knowledge of corrugated and packaging manufacturing machinery, concepts, practices, and procedures including continual improvement processes and safety practices.

Working knowledge of manufacturing systems including shop floor software.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details, deadlines, and requests.

Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects and/or requests concurrently.

Strong listening, evaluating, and problem solving skills.
Ability to create alternative solutions and meet deadlines.

Solid analytical, mechanical, and mathematical skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals throughout the company on departmental procedures, policies, practices, and requests for information.

Strong interpersonal skills to effectively lead and communicate with production team and management.

Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members.

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PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Monday, July 18, 2022
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