Job Description

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Job Location: New York


  • Directly supervise and coordinate the daily activities of their team in the manufacturing and packaging process
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production and processing of goods, batching, filling and packaging
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals
  • Collaborate with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing equipment issues as they arise
  • Observe work and monitor manufacturing equipment indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards
  • Partner with continuous improvement leaders to implement Lean principles and practices
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
  • Collaborate with quality team on employee training to ensure food safety and product quality requirements are followed
  • Conduct employee training in equipment operations, including work and safety procedures as well as ergonomics
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers
  • Lead shift start-up meetings to ensure information is relayed between shifts
  • Communicate employee performance expectations, provide coaching and, conduct performance reviews
  • Manage employee attendance information and hours worked in HR systems
  • Participate in planning staffing levels, assist with hiring process and onboard new employees

Required Qualifications:

  • Two to four years of production supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Knowledge of employee safety, food safety and quality programs (HAACP, SQF)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style to create an engaged, motivated and high performing team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Competency with Microsoft office applications and ERP systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred

QBH#: 1882

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