Berry Global Assistant Supervisor in ALSIP, Illinois

Assistant Supervisor

  • Job ID: 5110

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: ALSIP, IL (ALIL)

  • Education Required: High School Diploma

  • Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years

Assistant Supervisor Job Posting


Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgment, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!


  • Makes sure that all employees in the assigned area work safely and that all of the safety and housekeeping rules are enforced, and any unsafe conditions are corrected.

  • Trains department staff in safety, quality and productivity.

  • Coordinates with the Plant Manager and Department Manager to insure the highest levels of productivity and quality.

  • Insures that the staff is knowledgeable of scrap, production and quality standards and that these standards are met or exceeded.

  • Reviews approved manning levels and takes appropriate action to maintain.

  • Makes decisions, in coordination with Department Supervisor, concerning unnecessary labor and whether to reassign or send them home when downtime or lack of business condition occurs.

  • Coordinates with scheduling the efficient changeover of production lines to meet customer needs. Makes sure that necessary production supplies are available for production. Insures that job dockets are run to quantity. Over or under runs are kept to a minimum, with any occurrence documented and explained.

  • Coordinates with Maintenance employees and the Department Supervisor the necessary preventive and breakdown maintenance.

  • Makes certain that lead operations persons fulfill paperwork and administrative duties in a manner which is consistent with established policies and procedures.

  • Supports and promotes a "Teamwork; environment in the department and across all departments and levels of the organization.

  • Sets priorities for maintenance of equipment and machinery.

  • Reports status of equipment that cannot achieve product outputs to the appropriate individual and determines best alternative to choose in order to proceed and makes recommendation(s).

  • Responsible for effective and efficient usage of raw materials for the shift (usually millions of pounds).

  • Determines which materials are used for production to meet established goals.

  • Supervises from 20-50 hourly employees.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Above average extrusion and conversion skills with a minimum of 5 years of experience.

  • Able to influence people effectively and efficiently in order to meet production and organizational goals.

  • Actively participate in a team.

  • Self-starter, use initiative within established policy and procedural guidelines.

  • Able to work in stressful situations including emergencies and meet tight production deadlines.

  • Able to handle multiple tasks at one time.

  • Able to stand on feet for long periods

  • Endure 13 hours of production work per shift and more if necessary in a heated, noisy work environment.

  • Climb stairs to oversee equipment and production operations.

  • Ability to wear and operate safety equipment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.