• Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #466

Position Summary:

Our Production Supervisor is a key part of the Production department and team. This role leads front line Production employees to accomplish production throughput and quality goals in a safe and cost-efficient manner. Our Production Supervisor also manages employee performance and develops employees.


Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for scheduling daily and weekly production assignments for front line production team
  • Supervise employees who will be moving, cleaning, shelling, sorting, sizing, and packaging peanuts.
  • Set and operate shelling equipment
  • Proactively monitors and measures production department throughput and quality metrics daily; responsible for coaching, counseling, and managing employees via timely feedback and development
  • Maintain detailed and accurate production records. Assist in the training and evaluation of employees assigned to the department.  Review operations and implement corrective action for improvements and changes.
  • Responsible for labor variance in the department.
  • Partners with Health & Safety function to advance production department safety programs and improve employee safety in the workplace
  • Serve as the ‘face’ for employees on assigned shift; lead daily team huddles and monthly team meetings to drive team alignment, productivity, and safety
  • Serve as the on-site safety representative during emergency situations and when manager is offsite. Responsible for investigating and reporting safety incidents and identifying corrective actions to address safety findings.
  • Partner with sanitation function to drive compliance in production department sanitation.
  • Assists Plant Manager in developing department-operating budget.                    
  • Uses lean manufacturing processes to drive continuous process improvements in quality, productivity, sanitation, and safety
  • Other duties, as assigned


Education And Experience Required:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 1+ years leadership or supervisory experience
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and extra hours, as needed


Preferred Education, Experience, And Skills:

  • 3+ years supervisory experience
  • Associates degree in maintenance, manufacturing, or related technical field
  • Previous experience with implementing behavior-based safety programs
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail


Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in crowded spaces for 4+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to bend and crawl for 7+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to climb ladders for 4+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to stand for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to walk for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to reach and grasp for 6+ hours per shift



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