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Spartech Shift Supervisor (REQ485) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Shift Supervisor

Cape Girardeau, MO

How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?

Join the Cape Girardeau– Spartech Team!

We are currently looking for a Shift Supervisor to join our team to support our manufacturing department and variety of customers. If you meet the qualifications and want to make a difference in a fast-paced environment with a company large enough to offer you room to grow but not so large you become “just a number”, and who has a large focus on safety and success, Spartech might be the ideal company for you!

Job Summary

The Shift Supervisor role is a key position in our growing operation at our Cape Girardeau, Missouri location. This role encompasses the staffing, supervision, direction, training and evaluation of an assigned production team. Directs and controls multiple production operation.

  • Safely ensures all phases of manufacturing are being performed efficiently and effectively.

  • Identifies and solves any issues or problems with equipment or personnel.

  • Recommends and drives formula improvements, equipment and engineering revisions.

  • Provides training as needed.

  • Maintains open lines of communication with Supply Chain Planning, Quality/Lab, Maintenance and Warehouse support groups to ensure production schedules are met.

  • Coordinates publishing of process condition set up sheets; updating these conditions and maintaining the process conditions database.

  • Produces all shop floor paperwork as required for process order production.

  • Coordinates and administers all aspects of training for new hires as well as long term associates.

  • Complies with and enforces all company policies and procedures.

  • Ensures consistent and maximum production while maintaining acceptable quality control.

  • Ensures efficient use of staffing by effective planning of vacation schedules and arranging the required coverage when necessary.

  • Ensures that product loss and scrap production are kept to a minimum.

  • Administers performance appraisals of production associates. Establishes, communicates and provides timely feedback to assigned workforce on objectives, goals and expectations.

  • Ensures production supply inventories are maintained and notifies the appropriate purchasing associates when items need to be restocked.

  • Reviews and corrects information in E-Time for time-keeping of production associate's hours.

  • Ensures that attendance issues are reported and handled in accordance with the attendance policy.

  • Coordinates with other Shift Supervisors to provide seamless shift turnover and appropriate staffing.

  • Ensures plant production area housekeeping is maintained in "Tour Ready" conditions at all times in accordance with housekeeping guidelines.

  • Other projects/duties as assigned.


  • Must have a winning attitude that is contagious to the team. A positive problem solver.

  • Resourcefulness is important, along with strong planning, communication and team work skills.

  • High results orientation with an understanding that success comes through engaging everyone.

  • Plastics Extrusion experience STRONGLY desired.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in a manufacturing leadership position managing direct reports, as well as a broad knowledge of safety procedures and manufacturing operations.

  • Must effectively communicate in writing and verbally, in English.

  • Competency in computer and PC software including email, internet, and MS Office

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency.


We offer competitive salary, incentive, and benefit programs. - Most Benefits Start Day One!

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision.

  • Company paid life and long-term and short-term disability programs.

  • Flexible spending accounts.

  • 401(k) with a strong matching program.

  • 120 hours Paid Time Off (pro-rated based on hire date).

  • 11 paid holidays.

Spartech LLC headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging markets with over a dozen locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings and technologies. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day - for example, if you start your morning with a single serve yogurt, the container you ate from may be made from one of Spartech's products or the refrigerator where the yogurt was stored could have Spartech products in its interior features. More unique uses of our products can be seen in military or security applications, for example in fighter jet canopies or bullet resistant windows. From routine daily-life to life-saving applications - we make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.