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Shift Leader

ALPLA INC. / West Bend / Wisconsin / United States / Production

Your responsibilities

  • Running Production Area
    • Operates machines to produce product within specifications
    • Monitors production line for faults and resolves accordingly
    • Maintains products within required specifications and acceptable quality
    • Ensures quality checks are completed and quality control data is entered into computer
    • Carries out minor repairs on machines in coordination with Maintenance
    • Assists with mold changes
  • Leading Team
    • Ensures team works together as efficiently as possible
    • Ensures goods are produced and packaged in correct quantities and in accordance with agreed specifications
    • Identifies required staffing and works with Production Manager to cover absences, holidays and normal operations
  • Safety
    • Ensures employees work in a safe manner by following company regulations
  • Company policies and GMP
    • Ensures employees understand and follow company policies and procedures
    • Maintains good housekeeping standards within department
  • Other
    • Meets with Production Manager frequently to review status of production
    • Accurately records goods produced and problems encountered during shift to ensure smooth shift transition
    • Reviews employee concerns and issues with Production Manager
    • Assesses training needs of staff and ensures execution of training

Your competencies and qualifications


  • Min High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical background
  • Knowledge in plastic industry strongly preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred


  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Computer literate
  • Hands-on experience within Plastic Industry
  • Ability to train personnel
  • Good troubleshooting skills

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs
  • Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Contact person
Brooke Quigley, Human Resources

2258 Heinz Road, 52240 Iowa City, United States
T +1 3193378064,

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