Lancaster PA
United States
Flexible Packaging
Date Posted

Converting Manager

Responsible for the management, supervision and assisting with technical oversight of Converting Operations production facility; multi-shift operations. Converting Operations includes Reclose packaging production, Pouching operations, and Zipper application production and Shrink Sleeves.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities: (includes, but not limited to)

Manufacturing Responsibilities

  • Ensure achievement of Safety, Quality & productivity, and goals for department
  • Oversee and direct daily activities of Department
  • Ensure adequate and effective employee training
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Oversee department manning requirements including vacation planning and coverage
  • Develop and maintain efficient workflow through the department
  • Ensure adequate supply of materials for the department
  • Maintain the accuracy and documentation of production reporting

Technical/Quality Responsibilities

  • Must have a Continuous Improvement background driving results thru the employees in the dept.
  • Ability to troubleshoot both machine and quality issues.
  • Assist Sales and Technical Departments with customer technical and quality issues
  • Perform applicable quality control testing
  • Coordinate the production of trial/product development materials and specifications
  • Responsible for overseeing and championing all food safety/SQF compliance for the facility; SOP’s, pre-operational checklists, audits, and recalls (mock or actual)
  • Project management, including, selection, installation and startup of all major department equipment purchases
  • Identify, recommend, and implement equipment, process, and procedural improvements
  • Must comply with all general Company-wide standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and any job or department specific SOP’s.
    • SOP’s may cover the areas of (but are not limited to)
      • Employee Health and Safety
      • SQF (Safe Quality Food packager) and GMP (good manufacturing procedures) focused on eliminating contaminates in all packaging manufactured.
      • SGP (Sustainable Green Printer) environmental regulatory procedures and SOP’s
    • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: (if any)

  • Overseeing and coordinating activities of shift personnel including Shift Supervisors
  • Conduct employee evaluations
  • Direct staff personal development
  • Oversee disciplinary action, as required
  • Ability to deal with issues and situations objectively and fairly based on Company policies and guidelines.


  • 10 years related experience in a flexible packaging/converting operation and/or training may be substituted in lieu of a degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to define and solve problems dealing with many variables and limited standards
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

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