Production Supervisor

Bloomingdale, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $55,000 - $70,000

Come aboard as the Second Shift Production Supervisor at Korpack and lead the charge in maximizing efficiency and output while maintaining top-notch quality standards.


Are you a dynamic, results-oriented individual with a knack for optimizing production processes and motivating teams? Do you excel in fast-paced settings where your decisions drive operational success? If you’re someone who enjoys taking charge and tackling challenges head-on, then this opportunity is tailor-made for you!


Who We Are:

Korpack is a team of innovators in packaging materials, contract packaging, and automation solutions. With an engineering mindset and creative flexibility, we aim to lead the industry by consistently improving our performance and meeting the highest standards. Our mission is to delight customers by delivering quality services consistently on time, keeping promises, and building lasting relationships.


We strive to disrupt the packaging industry from every angle. Our core values are:


  • D – Determined
  • I – Innovative
  • S – Smile
  • R – Responsive
  • U – Understanding
  • P – Proactive
  • T – Teamwork


Key Accountabilities


  • 2nd Shift Supervisor, Manage and Hold Your Team Accountable (Oversee Line Leads)
  • Verify and enter Production Worksheets before submission
  • Inventory Management
  • Meeting production goals and timelines and drive efficiency
  • Quality control


What You’ll Do:

The mission of this role is to produce a high-quality product within customer expectations and deadline requirements while following the proper Korpack white-glove service processes. The role is responsible for tracking, organizing, executing, and shipping the preparation of all kits during daily warehouse operations.


Primary Responsibilities:


Oversee Line Leads

  • Lead, Manage, and hold your team accountable for set objectives and goals.
  • Train, coach, and assess team members, performing corrective actions as necessary
  • Lead the team to participate in decision-making, problem-solving, and continuous improvement process
  • Provide thoughtful feedback and innovative ideas in support of daily operations


Inventory Management

  • Lot accuracy
  • Drive proper inventory management utilizing best practices within ERP


Meeting production goals and timelines

  • Ensure the department meets and/or exceeds production goals on time
  • Understand, work within, communicate, evaluate, and achieve the department’s KPIs
  • Work with minimum supervision and proactively, predict, identify, and resolve problems


Quality control

  • Follow the standard operating procedures and communicate through proper channels to make recommendations for process changes and efficiencies
  • SQF, USDA, FDA, ISO process follow-through and compliance
  • Demonstrate an absolute commitment to safety and model safe behavior
  • Report defective material or questionable condition


Perform other duties as assigned.



What We Expect of You (Qualitatively)


  • Communication / Confidence: Exceptional communication skills to have alignment on project goals, how the team is tracking, and confidently make decisions to drive results. Ensure effective staffing and training of line crew.


  • Self-starter: Ability to learn how to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment & processes to produce quality products.


  • Attention to detail: A strong detail-driven mentality to maintain high standards of quality, efficiency, safety, compliance, problem-solving, and communication within the manufacturing environment.


  • Tech savvy: Ability to learn how to effectively use and operate computer software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and ERP system (Acumatica).


  • Need for Achievement / Work Ethic: You are ambitious and strive for excellence. You set challenging goals and hold yourself accountable for exceeding them. You are willing to work as hard as it takes to get things done.


  • Organization / Efficiency: You are organized and orderly. You work in an efficient and effective manner with minimal wasted time. You focus on key priorities and make sure that your team is adhering to set schedules and standards.


  • Customer-focused: white-glove service advocate.


What You Need to Bring to the Role


Required Experience

  • 5+ years of production experience
  • 2+ years of food environment experience
  • 2+ years of leadership role experience
  • Self-motivated and driven with a proactive approach
  • Competence using ERP, Excel, and Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual – proficient in Spanish and English


What Challenges We Expect:

  • This is a fast-paced environment with things shifting gear quickly. You must be able to pivot and prioritize your day-to-day, while ensuring that customer timelines are met.


How We’ll Support You:

  • Line leads to support the production process
  • Material handlers to ensure proper navigation of goods

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