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Shift Supervisor - Coating

Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Denton, US

Company: Tetra Pak


At Tetra Pak we touch millions of people’s lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology.  We need smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like us. 

Shift Supervisor – Coating


The Shift Supervisor is responsible for leading the crew on shift. He/she needs to understand Autonomours Maintenance methodology and be able to train, develop and implement the methodology to eliminate losses. This individual is also responsible for decision making regarding productivity and quality needs as well as for the skill and knowledge development and training of his/her crew. They are the link between all the processes, maintenance, logistics.
The position is based in Denton, TX.
Tetra Pak is not considering applicants (Internal or External) who require International relocation to Canada or the United States.  

What You Will Do


As a Shift Supervisor – Coating you will:


  • Operation: Be able to operate all operations in process area; Drive the machine, to produce quality product within specification in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Quality: Understand the quality standards intended for the position, to perform quality inspection using designated equipment. Investigate anomalies, lead single event analysis, maintain logs and reports, report any anomalies that impact the quality of the process, complying with the specifications.
  • WCM: Lead or participate in WCM teams and activities to eradicate losses in the process following the WCM methodology.
  • Safety: Drive the safety culture and program within the area, complying with the safety policy and all measures including safety standards like HIRA, LOTO and food safety standards.
  • Autonomous Maintenance (AM): Lead AM teams and activities in the area. Train, develop and implement AM methodology to eliminate losses on shift by improving machine reliability, quality, safety, efficiency and maintaining the gain by standardization.
  • Waste: Troubleshoot problems causing waste and improve the situation and further prevent waste generation by ensuring all procedures are followed. Zero loss mindset, being proactive to further minimize waste by continuous improvement. Responsible for accurate consumption and traceability of materials.
  • People Management and Training & Development: Manage team and employee development: ensure sufficient manning (manage vacation, leave, and overtime scheduling for operators – plan, approve and report), handle all performance management activities and appraisals of all operators in shift in process area. Provide training to new operators; drive development of all operators on shift.
  • Daily Management Activities: Lead shift handovers, support cell team on daily management system including reporting, loss identification, loss analysis, creating and updating standards.

Who you are


We believe you have:


  • Prior production/manufacturing experience
  • A High School Diploma, GED or higher 
  • Expert machine maintenance skills
  • Quality inspection and machine systems handling
  • Knowledge of P2 production system and SAP preferred
  • Management of operator tags through Autonomous Maintenance
  • machine operation experience preferred
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read, understand and comply with work instruction, training manuals, safety rules, standard operating procedures and World Class Manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work different shifts as needed, including covering for peers
  • Proficiency in English is a must, Spanish a plus

We offer


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • Culture that pioneers spirit of innovation where our engineering genius drives visible result
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired to share our responsibility of protecting food to protecting the planet, please submit your resume in English through our careers page on www.jobs.tetrapak.com.
This job posting expires on January 31st, 2021.


Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas