We have a very exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor to join this legacy company and be a part of turning the dial in time. The primary purpose of the position is to be Responsible for plant operation during assigned shift. This will include direct supervision of union employees, overseeing the work order system for maintenance, waste water pretreatment system; customers’ orders are within specifications and meet scheduled delivery times. Enforce company policies, federal regulations from FDA, USDA, OSHA, and EPA. Be available on call when required.
This position reports to the Assistant Plant Manager and will direct 30 hourly employee reports.
Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of all plant workers ensure optimum efficiency, quality, productivity, and safety.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, and assists workers with any work related concerns.
Conducts walk through and inspection of plant operations to ensure that plant is in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Quality Standards.
Develops most efficient schedule of finished product to lower expenses by reducing hours of operation.
Completes daily paperwork including Log Sheets, Accident Reports. Status Report for Plant Manager, and Time and Production records.
Assists with record keeping and reports for the EPA, Regulatory agencies, and MDE.
Communicates with Shift Production Supervisors to coordinate activities.
Reports Union grievances.
Initiates and suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals or tasks.
Other duties as assigned.
College education: Bachelor’s degree in a business, science, or engineering field preferred.
5 years or more of food manufacturing leadership experience.
Dairy experience desired but not mandatory.
Butter manufacturing experience desired but not mandatory.
NFDM powder manufacturing experience desired but not mandatory.
Condensed milk manufacturing experience desired but not mandatory.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Able to be flexible at times with hours worked.
Ability to work independently and function as a team player.
Ability to help lead production in achieving key objectives and goals.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision independently or with a group.
Demonstrate reliability through good attendance and work ethic.
Follow company policies and safety regulations.
Ability to identify, implement, and sustain Key Process Indicators (KPI’s).
The compensation package for this position is commensurate with experience and includes an attractive base salary with a discretionary bonus incentive and a competitive benefits package.