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Production Supervisor - Grinding

Location : Pleasant Prarie, WI
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : SG-110
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : At least 1 year experience in supervision/management.
Required Education : Preferred candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, Food Science or appropriate fields that include business management, agribusiness, and science.
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Job Summary:

Supervises hourly employees in a manufacturing environment: plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures. Improve working conditions (safety, quality, productivity, and cost) and increase subordinate’s skills and capabilities.  Assist Shift Superintendent in improving production, standard operating procedure, safety, quality control, employee relations, and performance management.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures effective employee relation. 

  • Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.

  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.

  • Responsible for corrective action of employees, counseling and disciplining, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

  • Schedule and assign employees and following up on work results.

  • Manages department priorities.

  • Generate production records, including materials produced, materials used, scrap, waste, and defects, production rates, etc.

  • Responsible for confirming product data captured during production is correct, accurate and filed.

  • Maintain proper inventory levels.

  • Train employees in the areas of Good Manufacturing Practices, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points, and OSHA regulations.

  • Provide support and back-up to supporting areas.

  • Responsible for the quality of work performed and for identifying and documenting quality problems for corrective action and prevention of non-conforming product

  • Other duties as assigned.


Reporting to this position:  Direct report foreman and hourly employees within the department.

Education and Experience:


  • Preferred candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, Food Science or appropriate fields that include business management, agribusiness, and science.

  • At least 1 year experience in supervision/management.

  • Preferred candidates should have food industry experience.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

• Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.

• Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

• Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.

• Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.

• Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.

• Management skills—the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.

• Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

• Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.

• Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

• Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.


Weekends required (Sat/Sun= OT but must work M-F in order to receive the OT Pay)

Required Qualifications :
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