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Shift Supervisor (3rd shift)

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 12901 Apply

The Shift Supervisor will manage the production activities of shift team members while promoting and enforcing SH&E and quality standards with production teams. This individual will evaluate and mentor team members to increase productivity and inspire positive morale on the plant floor.

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a full time, 3rd shift position Sunday to Thursday 10:30pm-7:30am and occasional weekend support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises shift team members; ensuring productivity, safety, and product quality.
  • Maintains the weekly production schedules and mediate any staffing or mechanical issues.
  • Builds the team through training, development, and positive reinforcements.
  • Ensures plant production targets are achieved.
  • Manage labor staffing and planning for a shift, including flow-to-work needs to support business.
  • Delegates work assignments and perform standup meetings.
  • Completes performance reviews for team members within area of responsibility.
  • Maintains employee records, compliance documentation and approves timecards.
  • Follows existing protocols and enforces internal policies.
  • Assists in the resolution of employee conflict and discipline issues as they occur while striving for consistency and fairness.
  • Conducts on-shift safety, quality, and production incident investigations.
  • Key contact for all Waxdale emergency issues as they arise on shift.
  • Partner with support functions and key personnel to keep them apprised of shift-related activity.
  • Participate in task forces and core groups that resolve Waxdale shift-related issues.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace in accordance with SCJ policies, procedures, and in line with SCJ core values.
  • Own performance management write-ups and reviews for shift operators.
  • Conduct investigations and administer disciplines as needed.


  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
  • Self-Development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
  • Integrity & Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Interpersonal Savvy - Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • Priority Setting - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
  • Drive for Results - Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Decision Quality - Make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Developing Direct Reports - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.
  • Building Effective Teams - Build strong teams that apply diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Delegation - Giving others authority, responsibility, and autonomy to make decisions and execute tasks or assignments.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years working in a manufacturing environment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Skills:

  • Associates or Bachelors degree.
  • 1+ years in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a continuous improvement environment in the areas of production, quality and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Open, honest communication style with interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Assertive self-starter with high initiative and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective coaching and mentoring.
  • Knowledge of all areas of operation at Waxdale.
  • Ability to identify actionable, business critical goals that can be influenced by business work teams.
  • Ability to convert goals into actions and execute for results.
  • Team player who enjoys working with others and gets satisfaction from seeing others perform well.
  • Experience leading high performance work teams.
  • Knowledge of plant preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance activities.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work 3rd shift Sunday to Thursday 10:30pm-7:30am and occasional weekend support.
  • Working conditions may involve lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. 
  • Requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to, eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, and steel toed work boots. 
  • Exposure to noise and subject to regular bending, twisting, and reaching.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunityand affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at262-260-3343or email your request to  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law posterfor more information.


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