Supervisor, Third Shift

Job Details

Job Location – Ripon
Position Type – Salary – Production
Job Shift – 3rd Shift- Night

Job Description

Job Summary:

As our Walsworth – Ripon Third Shift Supervisor, you will have a key role in managing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of 3rd Shift print production operations to process jobs quickly, efficiently and economically through the plant. You will also perform production duties in a regular basis or as needed. 

The schedule for this salaried, exempt position is 10:30 PM – 7 AM, Monday through Friday. 

Reports to:                  

Manager, Pressroom and Maintenance

Direct Reports:

3rd shift press personnel

Lean Expectations (at annual performance discussions):

  • Participate in at least two hours of educational experience (s) such as job shadowing, technical skills training, cross training, webinars, seminars, Lean networking tours, etc.
  • Implement at least one improvement idea.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and monitor production workflow and staff across all of 3rd shift to achieve manufacturing goals
  • Manage staff to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Manage departmental processes as they impact Key Business Indicators.
  • Coach, train, and motivate team members.
  • Communicate information and policy to team members.
  • Address issues with the assistance of the operators, through the investigation of problem, cause, and resolution.
  • Provide regular reports to management including 2 hour walk documentation to include all staffed 3rd shift areas.
  • Follow and enforce all required safety procedures such as: PPEs, Ergonomics, and Chemical Hazards
  • Inspect and review quality of shift production.
  • Perform production duties on a regular basis.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Walsworth policies and applicable laws.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to remain organized and self-directed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with limited direction and supervision, while demonstrating good judgment and strict confidence.
  • Ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the position.
  • Must successfully complete any training or certification courses required to support or strengthen position.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions, work procedures and other related materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Windows based databases.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and move materials weighing between 30 and 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to use hands for a variety of repetitive material handling tasks about 90% of an 8-hour shift constantly.
  • Kneel and squat to do work on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to constantly stand for up to 8 hours.
  • Must be able to climb two flights of stairs (about 23 steps) on a frequent basis.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects or use controls, tools or equipment.
  • May require the ability to use a keyboard and other office equipment.
  • May require specific vision abilities that include close vision.
  • May be required to perform concentrated work for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift, carry or exert items or objects of reasonable weight.
  • May be required to perform duties beyond standard business hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Graphic Arts or a related field and four years’ experience in print operations or a related function OR
  • High School Diploma or GED and six years’ experience in print operations, a production or manufacturing environment or a related function.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check 
  • U.S. work authorization required 

About Walsworth

Walsworth is a family-owned printing company with 86-plus years of historical excellence and a healthy respect for hard work and work-life balance. Many of our employees stay for decades, with good reason. Our Walsworth Ripon facility houses approximately 215 employees that produce printed projects for customers nationwide. We are an award-winning printer and pride ourselves on the work that we do. Check out our LinkedIn and Indeed company pages to learn more about our culture and how you could be a great fit!

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Compensation includes a full benefits package. Walsworth is an equal opportunity employer. For application or interview accommodations, please contact or your recruiter.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Previous web press experience
    • Quality-conscious and production-oriented a must
    • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Can work well without supervision
    • Highly motivated
  • Good people management skills
  • Possess written and oral communication skills
  • Mechanically-inclined.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.


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