Northampton, MA 01060, USA Req #9906
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

The Fabricating Supervisor (3rd Shift) is responsible for the oversight of machines and personnel associated with finishing all activities.  The Fabricating Supervisor is responsible for managing activities on 3rd shift in an efficient and safe manner.





Coordinate activity with the Production Manager andPlant Superintendent to plan and manage shift work orders, ensure quality requirements, and assure an even flow of work through the fabrication department to increase up-time and minimize unscheduled downtime.


Schedule work, coordinate production activities, provide direct oversight of employees, approve time records, communicate and implement company policy.  Engage in employee development activities, make recommendations on employee hire, promotion, and disciplinary action.


Maintain a clean, safe and injury-free work environment by ensuring health and safety procedures are understood and executed by all employees.


Conduct employee training on all equipment, protocols, production standards, safety regulations and waste control on an ongoing basis.


Ensure completion of departmental operations within guidelines of continuous improvement policies.


Supervise efficient operation of equipment including the inspection of materials, products and equipment to detect and/or prevent malfunctions.


Analyze fabricating performance, identify opportunities, make recommendations for process and equipment improvement, establish goals and execute strategy.


Participate in production meeting and provide updates as needed.


Verify the quality of the jobs and investigate any customer complaints regarding finishing quality.





High school diploma or GED.


2+ years’ of corrugated manufacturing experience.


Ability to work flexible hours when needed.


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.





Some college or manufacturing training.


Previous supervisory experience with training, teambuilding, performance development, and conflict resolution.





Working knowledge of standard corrugated and packaging manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures including continual improvement processes and safety practices.


Knowledge of the machinery, methods and procedures in the department under supervision.


Working knowledge of manufacturing systems including shop floor software.


Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details, deadlines, and requests.


Strong interpersonal skills to effectively lead and communicate with production team and management.


Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects and/or requests concurrently.


Solid analytical and mechanical ability.


Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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  • Northampton, MA 01060, USA