Job description
Job title: Production Supervisor
flsa: Non-exempt
Department: Plant Operations
Employment type: Full time
Job Summary
The Production Supervisor position is responsible for supervising production employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. The Production Supervisor will be dedicated to Food Safety and maintaining the integrity of the SQF System.
Essential functions

 

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Supervises employees to ensure safety, quality and productivity

  • Achieves budgeted targets for raw material yield, labor and packaging materials usage for shift

  • Responsible for the accuracy of all production reporting related to shift

  • Schedule and conduct production meeting with shift personnel

  • Audits work stations to ensure SOP’s are being following routinely

  • Collaborate with warehouse and quality assurance personnel to ensure prompt shipment of product

  • Responsible for the complete and accurate reporting of shift production data  

  • Maintain GMP/Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members

  • Develops and recommends improvements of facilities, equipment, or procedures to improve safety, quality and efficiency

  • Oversees and/or conducts shift training of new or existing employees

  • Drives productivity, quality and safety initiatives throughout production to impact productivity and the cost structure

  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the companies Quality Policy, Quality System & the appropriate regulations for the area

  • Oversees the management of shift production personnel including appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and documenting all safety/accident incidents

  • Ensures production is in compliance with PLM standards, SOP’s, HACCP, and GMP’s

  • Committed to ensuring that the products produced meet all food safety and quality requirements

  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups including Human Resources, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Warehouse, and Finance to meet production targets

  • Communicate and execute the production schedule

  • Manage labor and material resources to maximize efficiencies and yields

  • Protect company assets by the direct intervention of any condition resulting in the abuse of equipment or buildings

  • Works with management to ensure effective organizational design and that roles are correctly organized, defined, documented and communicated to all employees

  • Adheres to company GMP’s (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes

  • Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required

  • All other duties as assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

 

  • Direct all hourly production personnel on designated shift

  • Supervises employees to ensure safety, quality and productivity

  • Schedule and conducts production meetings with shift personnel

  • Oversees and or conducts shift training of new or existing employees

  • Oversees the management of shift production personnel including appraising performance: rewarding and disciplining employees; and documenting all safety/accident incidents

 

Physical Requirements

 

Amount of Each Day Spent: Standing 0 %            Walking 75%             Sitting 25%    Total 100%

 

Employee Works: Inside  100%     Outside 0%

 

Working Environment: Production environment 

 

Qualification

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION:

 

A college degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Three years related supervisory experience in a food manufacturing facility

 

 KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

 

Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of food manufacturing. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices is beneficial. Outstanding verbal, written, multitasking and presentation skills. Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change. Bilingual in Spanish is beneficial. Must have a working knowledge of MS Word and MS Power Point software, and be proficient with MS Excel software.

 

 

 

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