Production Supervisor   IN   Batavia, OH   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Calling all Flexographic Finishing Production Supervisor Professionals!  Step right up for the next challenge in your career leading and managing a print production shift for the World's #1 Label Solutions Provider!   


Our Batavia, OH facility has added multi-million dollar equipment and have an opening available immediately for Production Supervisor in the Flexographic Finishing Department. The world's leading brands choose us, you should too!

This might be the job for you if:

  • You are looking for a job to use your leadership skills.

  • You enjoy managing people.

  • You are seeking great pay, benefits, vacation time and paid holidays

  • You are 18 years of age or older

  • You are serving in the military or a veteran

  • You have future college goals or interested in tuition reimbursement assistance

  • You are interested in advancement or growth opportunities

  • You are looking for stability and “a place to call home”

  • You want to work for a best-in-class company!

Multi-Color is currently looking for an individual to join our leadership team who can problem solve, manager large projects, and use their pass experiences to help drive results. We provide your training and development. Is this the job for you?  Apply now to get started!

This is a night shift position working 6pm-6am on a rotating shift where we work 2 days on/ 2 days off and then 3 days on/ 3 days off. You will train on day shift before moving to night shift.  

Position Purpose:

The Production Supervisor leads and supervises any assigned shift production operation with responsibilities for safety, quality, productivity, housekeeping, continuous improvement and employee engagement.


  • Safety: Champion all aspects of personal and Plant Safety including championing safety engagement and participating as a lead on a Safety Subcommittee. Instill a sense of self-responsibility for safety among associates. Ensure the safety of the associates, safe use of equipment and PPE, and housekeeping.
  • Financial: Support Plant budget by controlling labor and overtime, inventory, supply spending, waste, etc. Participate in Closed Job Margin analysis, aged inventory, and other financial management teams.
  • Leadership: Continually improve leadership and management skills. Lead and engage team; drive for understanding of and results which support plant goals and KPIs. Regularly communicate KPIs and deliver performance feedback to associates.
  • Customer Relationship: Promote a customer-focused culture in the plant, ensuring on-time deliveries of a quality product and supporting the development of new products and technologies.  Determine root cause and corrective action in response to customer complaints. Make customer site visits and participate in customer visits at MCC as needed.
  • Technical Knowledge: Develop and continually improve technical knowledge of processes in order to continually improve and problem solve. Utilize and report results with Order Management System (Radius).
  • Continuous Improvement: Promote a culture of relentless pursuit of continuous improvement and lean practices, focused and data based. Utilize and implement 6S. Participate in plant Lean events.
  • People: Build a high performing team to instill ownership of production objectives through selection, performance assessments, training, and development of associates. Support and enforce plant guidelines. Administer discipline when necessary. Utilize reward and recognition program.
  • Quality: Implement and monitor test protocols to ensure customer specifications are met. Verify that associates are following the PPOC process and appropriate samples are collected as required.
  • Values: Model the Corporate Values and Principles.


 Experience/Skills Required:

  • Minimum High school education or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Business, etc. strongly preferred
  • Management experience in the printing industry preferred
  • Proven ability to run a manufacturing operation required
  • Minimum 5 years press operating experience strongly preferred
  • Lean manufacturing formal training and/or experience strongly preferred
  • Strong math and measurement skills
  • Experience using computers for mathematical equations, data entry, etc. required
  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, make recommendations, and present findings
  • Ability to make decisions quickly that are rational, logical, and fact driven
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required – must be proficient in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (utilization of formulas, pivot tables, etc.).
  • Proven experience with Radius, SAP, or other Production and Customer Management System required
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs., 50 feet in distance frequently; more weight in shorter distance may occasionally be required
  • Proven experience leading, managing, and supervising others
  • Candidate must exhibit the following:
    • High level of accuracy, strong attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal skills
    • Candidate must be a self-starter with strong organizational and planning skills
    • Articulate and clear in written and verbal communication
    • Must be able to relate to, work with, and influence as needed, people at all levels of the organization including diverse cultures and backgrounds
    • Assertive and solution-focused
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Positive attitude, team player
    • Please note this position is 2nd shift (6p-6a)

Physical and/or mental demands:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:

  • Wear hearing, foot, eye and/or other personal protective equipment while in a manufacturing setting
  • Frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and to write and type
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb / balance, and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and move up to 35 pounds
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • Vision abilities include – close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish color variations, ability to adjust focus, ability to view a computer screen for extended periods.
  • Low to moderate noise environment in office areas, moderate to loud in manufacturing
  • Work flexible/varying schedules and hours as needed
Work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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  • Pay Type Salary