Production Supervisor

Montrose, IA

Post Date: 07/06/2017 Job ID: 7599 Industry: Supervisory Pay Rate: $60,000 - $70,000/yr.

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for managing all production activities on a designated shift. The scope of this position includes all phases of production, including processing, packaging, case packing, sanitation and palletizing.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise all production activities in accordance with corporate and plant policies as well as the Collective Bargaining Agreement, programs, and standards concerning safety, quality, productivity and cost



  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships.



  • Actively promote plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.



  • Actively promote adherence to corporate Quality, Sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.



  • Manage staffing levels to current labor contract / labor standards requirements.



  • Assign responsibilities to team members, as required to meet planned production schedules.



  • Coordinate the proper training of team members within the assigned department.



  • Apply disciplinary actions in accordance with plant policies and procedures.



  • Review shift activities and results, making adjustments as required for continuous improvement.



  • Investigate production delays and takes corrective action as necessary.



  • Keep management informed of the status of production and promptly notify management of issues impacting production.



  • Coordinate the storage and rework of quality control hold products with appropriate plant personnel.



  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and line-driven accountability.



  • Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as appropriate.





QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Production Management, Industrial Technology, Engineering or related field.



  • Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing supervisory experience, preferred.



  • Professional experience within packaging/food products industry, preferred.



  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies, preferred.



  • Experience working with a diverse group of people.



  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and others, demonstrating a dedication to achievement of results.



  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.



  • Ability to analyze data and information, and to make effective and timely decisions.



  • Ability to use innovative approaches to resolve complex problems.



  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.



  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.



  • Solid problem solving, project management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.



  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.



  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.



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