Production Supervisor


Orestes, IN

Less than 5 years

Posted 213 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for maximizing productivity while showing continuous improvement in scrap, safety and quality objectives in a team-based environment. This position must also ensure that the production lines are run efficiently at all times with the correct amount of employees. Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Productivity/Quality All Hourly Production Employees:

* Ensure production lines are running efficiently

* Must be actively working with a continuous improvement mindset

* Maintaining product quality parameters

* Planning / Organizing

Safety & Sanitation:

* Daily housekeeping for the shift

* Assurance of compliance with plant Good Manufacturing Processes

* Safety Audits

* Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements

* Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management

Project Work:

* Timely completion for objectives

* Daily Production, Operating and Efficiency Reports

Line Start Ups & Shut Downs:

Employee Training:

* Shift employees

* Evaluations

* Safety



* 4 year degree in any of the following disciplines: Food Science, Management Supervision, FMO (Food Manufacturing Organization)

* 3-5 years in Food Manufacturing or related industry preferred

* 1-2 years Supervisory experience

* Computer proficient * MS Office

* Technical knowledge of food related equipment

* Must possess excellent leadership qualities with a proven track record of leading others


* Excellent Communication skills * written & verbal

* Must be an independent thinking with the ability to make decisions quickly

* Must have a sense of urgency coupled with the ability to proactively solve problems

* Must display initiative and ingenuity

* On the job training regarding Training by HACCP Coordinator

* Striving

* Teamwork

* Order


Direct: All Hourly Production Employees

Indirect: None


* Sitting- to complete a task at lower levels

* Standing- to complete most all tasks

* Walking

* Climbing- to get to parts department, when using ladder, on equipment

* Reaching- to perform activities, to get tools out of toolbox

* Kneeling- to perform work activities at low levels

* Crawling- to perform work activities under equipment

* Squatting

* Bending/stooping- to pick up tools or parts, to perform work tasks at lower levels or inside a machine

* Twisting- to perform work activities

* Pinch- to use tools, to manipulate wires

* Grasping/handling- using tools, manipulating parts

* Available to work a flexible work schedule

* Must be able to lift/carry boxes of product components

* Must be able to tolerate a warm climate working environment

* Must wear appropriate safety and GMP gear in designated areas of the plant

* Able to walk and/or stand on concrete floors for long periods of time

* Able to ambulate hands and fingers to operate necessary equipment for the position, which includes a telephone, computer, radio, etc.


* Ethics/ Integrity/ Trust

* Attitude and Commitment

* Diversity

* Customer Service * Company Engagement

* Quality

* Cost Consciousness

* Personal Development * Planning/ Organizing

* Delegation

* Leadership


* Responsible for monitoring, record keeping and taking appropriate actions for specific Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan and pre requisite program requirements.

* Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information