Title: Converting Supervisor
Location: The Royal Group – Cicero, IL

Royal Bay, a TRG company and subsidiary of Schwarz Partners, is currently seeking a Converting Supervisor to support our Cicero, IL facility.  As a Converting Supervisor, you will be responsible for all day-to-day manufacturing operations including safety, quality, waste, and productivity within a designated department and shift. The position contributes to achieving the plant’s sales objectives through coordination of workflow and productivity.

The Royal Group’s mission is to provide value-added solutions to the most demanding customers.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Providing leadership on the operating floor and striving for compliance in safety, health, environmental, and quality.
  • Ensure Company assets and physical plant are secure and well maintained.
  • Achieve desired results in Safety by demonstrating personal commitment and leading safety processes to sustain a safe work environment.
  • Implement and coordinate department safety education and processes in accordance with corporate best practices and policies.
  • Achieve desired results in quality by leading process reliability efforts to ensure lowest cost, best quality with high return on assets.
  • Minimize waste within the department by driving awareness, training and accountability.
  • Participate in machine center goal setting process.
  • Drive maximum throughput within the department by reducing set up times and increasing uptimes and machine speeds.
  • Support Culture and maintain a strong focus on Housekeeping within the department.
  • Identify equipment issues and coordinate necessary maintenance activities (including preventative) on the various production machines.
  • Responsible for accurate production documentation/data entry.
  • Problem solve and address operational troubleshooting questions as they arise.
  • Support effective labor utilization and efficiencies through participating in the process of employee scheduling, appropriate use of overtime.
  • As appropriate, ensure department/area of responsibility is in compliance with all appropriate environmental regulations and permitting requirements.
  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation for key financial drivers in the plant and how they affect the bottom line.
  • Be fluent in calculating the various costs of decisions as well as inventory costs.
  • Coach and develop hourly employees to maximize their effectiveness.
  • Identify and develop high potential employees for levels of greater responsibility and scope.
  • Ensure performance feedback is completed effectively and on a timely basis.
  • Reward and recognize employees.
  • Hold people accountable for performance; work with under-performers on training assistance, or put them in documented performance improvement plans and/or disciplinary programs as necessary.
  • Supervises subordinate employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the or organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problem.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years operations and supervisor experience within a manufacturing company.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Previous background in corrugated, paper, or similar manufacturing environments preferred.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Process acumen, be results-driven and possess strong communications skills.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to communicate with others in a professional, concise manner.

If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking team with a family feel, culture of excellence, and customer-focused reliability, we want you to be a part of our team!

All job offers are contingent upon a pre-employment drug test, and background check. TRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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