Job Description

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Job Location: California


  • Works with plant management and other supervisory staff to assign, direct, review, and monitor work of supervised staff to maximize productivity in the plant
  • Ensures proper procedures are in place and being followed for production efficiency, quality of product, employee safety, and state and federal guidelines
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments to machines
  • Coordinates production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of production run assignments
  • Evaluates needs in production for daily assignment of duties
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Complete all assigned paperwork, including but not limited to, production/packaging records, Master Cleaning Sanitation Lists, schedules, accident reports and investigations, and any other documents
  • Coordinate and conduct employee training (i.e. job, safety, etc.) and monitor work performance
  • Recommends improvements to production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Maintains time and production records as required
  • Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Provides supervision of assigned employees in scheduling and daily activities, ensuring effective selection, retention, feedback, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in grievances solutions or other contract related activities and discussions
  • Ensure consistent application of company policies and procedures
  • Support employee progressive disciplinary action activities in partnership with Human Resources
  • Promote safety programs and policies in order to reduce the number of safety incidents and near-misses
  • Trains and instructs employees regarding production and equipment standards and processes
  • Oversees instruction, implementation and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating
  • Adhere to the company's code of ethics and actively apply the company's values

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Operations Management, or equivalent experience
  • One to three years of supervisory experience in a food packaging environment
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications
  • Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on deficiencies
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Skilled in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines
  • Ability to select, lead, coach, influence, motivate, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to understand cost containment and budgetary principles

QBH#: 2165

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