Jarden Corporation Production Supervisor - Yankee Candle in Whately, Massachusetts

Live, Learn, Work and Play

Production Supervisor/Operations Leader 6th Shift (12 hour nights):

Hours: 5:45pm - 6:00am, rotating nights (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off)

Job Summary :

Under the direction of the Business Unit Manager, perform diversified duties pertaining to the management of day-to-day operations of a manufacturing work center. Specific responsibilities include supervision of hourly associates; monitoring compliance with corporate and department goals; providing guidance, direction, and technical advice to staff; training and developing staff; educating associates on safety awareness; resolving operational and staffing issues; analyzing and developing process improvement plans; and performing other similar duties to support the production activities of the department.


Must stay within the shift guidelines associated with department Operating Budget; ensure accurate and productive throughput; and maintain a level of confidentiality in regard to employee information, new products, financials and legal compliance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. BS degree in Engineering, Operations, or related field strongly preferred.

  • Must have strong background in maintenance and quality. Excellent analytical skills and experience with process improvement essential.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years management experience with increasing responsibility required. Experience in a fast-paced, highly automated manufacturing environment also required.

  • Strong leadership/management skills including the ability to balance efficient and productive operations with effective administration. Demonstrated problem solving and organizational skills essential.

  • Must be able to relate well to others using strong communication, interpersonal, diplomacy, leadership and related skills. Excellent written communication skills also required.

  • The energy, enthusiasm, time and dedication to take on a fast-paced, demanding, ever-changing and highly rewarding challenge.

Notice: This position is subject to a criminal background check and potentially and an education verification as part of the application process. At the time of interview, internal and external applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the company to conduct criminal background check and/or education verification

We are an e-Verify employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

About Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, based on sales. Yankee Candle participates in the $25 billion global candle and home fragrance market. Yankee Candle has a 46-year history of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. Yankee Candle sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of Yankee Candle owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com). Outside of North America, Yankee Candle sells its products primarily through an international wholesale customer network of over 6,000 store locations and distributors covering over 50 countries on a combined basis.

Yankee Candle is subsidiary of Newell Brands

Yankee Candle is part of Newell Brands, a global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.



Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 110748

Location: MA - Whately