Production Supervisor


Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27107

Job ID:  55167
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Ardagh's Production Supervisor is responsible for leading, developing and engaging production employees to accomplish crew/plant objectives. The Production Supervisor is also responsible for results for all aspects of the crew operation and mechanical troubleshooting including, but not limited to the items listed in the purpose of the job.



To supervise and coordinate the activities of the production employees to meet/exceed location operating goalsefficiencies in the areas of OEE, Spoilage, Safety, Continuous Improvements, Cost Reduction and Quality.

  • Must be willing to work 2nd shift when joining the Ardagh Group Shift 4/3 3/4. 24/7 operation.
  • Responsible for a total of approximately 50 hourly associates per shift.
  • Responsible for results for all aspects of the crew operation including, but not limited to the items listed in the purpose of the job.
  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of associates engaged in the production and processing of can/end production.
  • Read and analyze charts work orders, maintenance and production schedules in order to meet customer requirements. Confer with other supervisors/mgrs. to coordinate operations and activities throughout the operation.
  • Plan and establish work schedules assignments and production sequences to meet daily goals. Inspect materials product and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions. Determine best problem solving solution.
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment and train associates as necessary.
  • Ensure all associates adhere to production and processing standards.
  • Confer with management for guidance in resolving employee complaints and/or grievances.
  • Ensure all Company procedures and policies applicable to your operation are enforced.
  • Ensure all production quality and maintenance systems are in working order.
  • Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production, equipment and processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Be able to work in a high speed environment and the ability to process information to make good decisions.
  • Administrative and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, employee relations, leadership techniques in the coordination of people and resources.
  • Mechanical Knowledge of machines, tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office products.



The job requires a willingness to take charge, offer direction, opinions and accept feedback.

The job requires being honest and ethical in all business dealings.

The job requires being reliable responsible and personally accountable for results.

This position requires the ability to build a team spirit a positive work environment and yet hold associates accountable for results.

The job requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Mechanical troubleshooting and process skills are essential.

About Ardagh Metal Packaging


Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) is a leading supplier of sustainable and infinitely recyclable beverage cans to brand owners globally. A subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group, AMP is an industry player across Europe and the Americas with innovative production capabilities. AMP operates 24 production facilities in nine countries, employing more than 6,300 employees with sales of approximately $4.7 billion.


AMP is 75%-owned by Ardagh Group and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker AMBP.


About Ardagh Group


Ardagh Group operates 65 metal and glass production facilities in 16 countries, employing more than 21,000 people with sales of approximately $10 billion. Ardagh Group produces:


· many of the cans and bottles that contain your favourite beverages.

· packaging made from metal and glass – permanent materials that can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality.

· more than 160 million containers per day.

Nearest Major Market: Salem
Nearest Secondary Market: Winston