Manufacturing Supervisor - #337874

Lakeside Book Company

Date: 07/22/2021 19:00 PM

City: Ladoga, Indiana

Salary: $85,000 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Starting Rate: $85,000

Work Hours: Days, evenings, overnights; 40 hours per week

Location: We have 2 locations in Crawfordsville: North Plant at 1009 Sloan Street; South Plant at 600 State Road 32 West.

As a Manufacturing supervisor, you will:

  • Provide daily leadership to the department
  • Work on setting daily crewing assignments and resolving crewing issues
  • Focus on safety through behavior based observations and actions
  • Monitor quality through the shift
  • Set clear performance expectations and the beginning and through the duration of the shift
  • Conduct process checks every 2 hours at each line of responsibility
  • Assist the crews on maximizing efficiency and productivity through the shift
  • Provide trouble shooting and decision making skills to assist operators and crews to overcome performance inhibitors
  • Work with department Manager to identify opportunities to maximize efficiency and productivity
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement related projects


4 year degree preferred, 5 + years of demonstrated leadership experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment, Continuous Improvement experience, Effective communication, coaching and interpersonal skills required, Demonstrated ability to work closely with customers and crews to effectively build relationships participate in resolving issues, ensure satisfaction and work across boundaries with a holistic approach, Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, Flexible, proactive, self-starter with proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

What we offer you:

  • Your safety is our top priority – we use COVID-safe practices in all we do
  • Paid time off
  • Benefits
  • 401k with a company match
  • Fun team events
  • Growing business with a strong future


  • Ability to lift and carry 20 to 80 pounds
  • Ability to stand for the entire duration of your shift

Lakeside Book Company has been making books for over 150 years. Our books go into schools to educate children, land on the New York Times Best Sellers list to entertain our minds, and go into bookstores to empower us to be better versions of ourselves every day. As the largest bookmaker in the United States, you will help craft books that end up in the hands of readers across the country.

Lakeside Book Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants on an equal basis, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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