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2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Company: Lighthouse Professional Services
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

Lighthouse Professional Services committed to the success of the companies, candidates, and employees we serve. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a 2nd Shift Printing Production Supervisor in Stratford, CT

As a 2nd shift Supervisor your day-to-day duties will consist of and may not be limited to:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for safe and accurate operation of Die-Cutting, Labeling, Tip-On and/or Inserting equipment. This position utilizes various programs and equipment, both proprietary and third party to deliver quality products. The Production Supervisor utilizes complex product configurations together with various equipment to ensure all jobs on the daily schedule are produced based on Clarity Output Solutions (COS) specifications. This position works closely with the Production Manager to assist in the set up and execution of all daily tasks in the Production Department. The Production Supervisor provides leadership to their team by assisting in the distribution and delegation of workloads and providing support to ensure that the team meets production goals. This position is a security role and will be given access to Clarity's System and network and thus is responsible to assure proprietary and PHI information remain protected in digital and hardcopy form. The Production Supervisor reports to the Production Manager.

Essential Functions

Assists with training new and current Production Associates.
Trains other associates on how to read job tickets and clarifies the instructions that are associated with them.
Reviews monthly performance goals with up to 6 employees.
Participates in ongoing strategic planning.
Demonstrates an understanding of available resources and uses them to maximize outputs.
Evaluates workloads and delegates work based on the availability of staff and machinery.
Works closely with Technicians to troubleshoot and make improvements of machines to sustain high output volume levels.
Ensures SLAs are met daily utilizing OpenCards and OpenOnDemand tools.
Leads quality control (QC), procedures and guideline initiatives within the department.
Leads the department in adapting to increased production volumes within a short timeframe.
Works closely with Matching and Quality departments to ensure daily jobs are completed.
Encourages team to proactively seek out defective materials.
Supports the Production Manager with set-up, coordination, and clean-up of jobs.
Verifies the quality of outbound goods is consistent with COS QC standards.
Uses a scanner and computer to check all jobs into proprietary COS software through the QC Check-In tool.
Sets-up, operates, and troubleshoots various machines within the department.
Possesses a keen understanding of complex equipment and software. Maximizes equipment capabilities.
Assists with general machine repairs and maintenance and trains associates on proper maintenance techniques.
Takes part in new product development and tests machine capabilities.
Works cooperatively with other departments to help achieve manufacturing goals.
Assists in light handiwork/maintenance/cleaning as needed.
Performs general housekeeping including general upkeep both in and outside of the facility, trash/waste removal, and general assistance.
Other duties as assigned by management.

Education Required

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Knowledge & Experience

3-5 years of previous machine operation required, preferably in a mail production environment.
1-3 years of leadership experience required.
Proficient understanding of mailing/printing industry terminology.
Basic math and reading skills required.
Demonstrates working knowledge of navigating web browsers and MS Office 2013 Applications including Excel required.
Planning and people management skills required.

Some clients require proof that temporary associates have received all required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by their first date of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation recognized by law is approved. To request an accommodation, please email


Duration: Direct Hire

Location: Stratford, CT

Salary: Depending on Experience

Benefits: Yes

Shift: 3:30pm - 12am M-F

Here are some more important details regarding our openings:

Busy season: October to mid-January. We switch to 12 hours shifts 6 days a week. 2nd shift hours would be 6pm-6am with one day off

Benefits begin 60 days following the 1st of the month

Medical (4 different plans to choose from - Cigna is our provider)

HDHP with HAS that employer contributes $1,000 to annually



STD, LTD and Life (50K), that employer pays for 100%

Option to buy up on life

Competitive time off/paid holidays

401K - 4% match on 5% employee contribution (employer matches after 1 year of employment)

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.

Keywords: Lighthouse Professional Services, Bridgeport , 2nd Shift Production Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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