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Packaging Supervisor Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Packaging Supervisor

American Sugar Refining, Inc. - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 9/17/2021 - Expires: 12/16/2021

Job ID: 231824748


Job Description

Packaging Supervisor


Cleveland, OH, US


  Req ID:

  Sep 13, 2021


ASR Group is the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company's brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino, C&H, Redpath, Tate & Lyle, Lyle's and Sidul.


Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the Packaging Supervisor is responsible for driving the packaging department results through safe operating procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), effective resource management, and regulatory compliance, at the Cleveland, OH plant, which is a 24-hour/3-shift operation.


Train, coach and involve employees; appraise performance; offer praise and hold accountable; address complaints and resolve problems.

Oversee and review all required paperwork, reports and documentation.

Prioritize, schedule, and delegate work assignments to ensure the production of products to meet customer specifications, company quality standards, and customer delivery requirements.

Recommend and implement measures to improve safety standards, quality of products, production methods, and equipment performance.

Coordinate the production planning process with the other departments for downtime for PM and Work Order completion.

Actively participate on cross-functional teams for the continuous improvement of methods and processes.

Continually review, recommend and implement programs to comply with all State, Federal and local safety and sanitation regulations and labor issues.

Ensure proper up-keep of equipment; address and resolve problems; initiate work orders for repairs.

Maintain a high level of completion of quality initiatives for the plant such as CAPA Completion/SQF Preparedness/HAACP Awareness/GMP's

Provides excellent level of customer service to both internal and external customers.

Reports to work on time and works overtime and other shifts and weekends as required; performs all other duties as assigned.


3+ years of leadership experience, preferably in food manufacturing.

Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and develop a team of 15-20 associates on a daily basis.

Leads by example to create and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motivates associates at all levels.

Demonstrated ability to communicate and develop relationships across all levels and functions of the organization to support overall business success.

Proven ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs.

Experience implementing Continuous Improvement tools to improve Packaging & OEE Performance preferred.

Prior knowledge of SAP, Kronos, and Mii preferred.


Bachelor's Degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organization Leadership/Management preferred) or equivalent experience as determined by HR.


This position directly supervises a team of 15+ hourly associates per shift


Strong Microsoft Office and PC skills.

Work extended days and/or weekends with the flexibility to switch shifts as required

Aptitude for teambuilding and employee engagement.

Results-oriented, process improvement focused.

Highly organized, self-starter that can work with little direct supervision.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland


Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of this Employer to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where our employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. The Employer prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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