Production Supervisor

Location: Modesto
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Sectors, People, Process and Technology Change Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Haley Gibson
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Haley Gibson

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Job Description

Our client is a high-growth organization that offers innovative food solutions to their customers and is looking for talented individuals to drive change in a food manufacturing environment.

The production supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations for a defined team within production by carrying through strategic vision, core values, direction and business performance including:

  • Achieving key operational metrics and meeting standards to achieve and maintain customer satisfaction
  • Overseeing the retention and development of the defined production team(s).
  • Driving innovative and integrated operations initiatives in partnership with management and other members of the team.
  • Supervising, directing and coordinating activities of all production team members involved in the food manufacturing of products.


Essential Functions / Experience:

  • Accomplish daily production requirements on time and under budgeted cost.
  • Act as an active leader and identify, outline and drive process excellence throughout production facility; develop and implement performance metrics and goals to assess individual and team performance levels, share and utilize proven best practices.
  • Regularly monitor performance to identify and respond to deficiencies that impact customer service, satisfaction and quality.
  • Build and post schedules weekly to the forested hours and ensuring hours worked are within budget
  • Re-evaluate line sizing and overall staffing in a dynamic and evolving business.
  • Allot the manpower accordingly with efficiency of completing the work on time.
  • Strong floor presence with the passion to spend 90% of time on the production floor ensuring and improving production and quality metrics.
  • Actively develop top performers and utilizes established performance management guidelines to address performance issues.
  • Train and coach associates engaged in operations for future career advancement.
  • Ensure associates are trained and adhering to all department and company policies.
  • Assist in development of training materials, data sets to support department functions. Train new and existing associates on proper processes and procedures.
  • Perform work procedures using Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP to ensure food safety.
  • Adhere to all safe quality food (SQF) requirements and standards. Including the proper handling of all produce according to SQF standards.
  • Report and coordinate the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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