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Supervisor, Production

Company: Premium Waters
Location: Kentland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: Production Supervisor Reports to: Plant Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Shift: Nights Department: Office/Production Prepared by: Human Resources Approved By: Date: Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must have 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 1 years of manufacturing engineering experience with a beverage, food or liquid consumer products manufacturer is a plus.
  • Must be experienced with GMP's, sanitation standards and FDA requirements.
  • Knowledge of several lines of equipment, e.g., debagging tray packaging systems, fillers, labelers, palletizers and conveyors.
  • Flexible hours to manage multiple shifts.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong Facilitation skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills – oral and written. Responsibilities: The Production Supervisor will be responsible for managing shift operations and related maintenance activities. Supervisors are responsible for maintaining a safe work group that is focused on quality, customer service, people development, and producing product at the lowest cost possible. Knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting is a plus. This role will provide a successful candidate the opportunity to gain a well-rounded base of experience in both operations and engineering. Essential Job Duties:
    • Must be experienced with GMP's, sanitation standards and FDA requirements.
    • Knowledge of several lines of equipment, e.g., debagging, tray packaging systems, fillers, labelers, palletizers and conveyors.
    • Experienced in training operators in equipment operational procedures.
    • Determining commitments that production can make, making those commitments, and then executing to meet those commitments.
    • Utilizing the production resources in the most efficient manner possible.
    • Following and executing to production schedule.
    • Ensuring on time delivery of our products to all our customers as dictated by the production schedule.
    • Setting and enforcing safety guidelines for all employees.
    • Providing safety training for all direct reports.
    • Maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the entire production area.
    • Providing proper maintenance and care to all machines, tools, forklifts, racks and all other equipment.
    • Communicating to Logistics Supervisors, other Production Supervisors, Production Manager and all other parties concerned of any issues, concerns, and/or changes.
    • Completing all paperwork on time and accurately.
    • Verification of time sheets for accuracy relating to hours worked by employees
    • Attending all required meetings.
    • Conducting weekly safety meetings.
    • Must have knowledge of the operation of all machines on the production line.
    • Leads the team in order to obtain the best results.
    • Makes contributions as a member of the Premium Waters management team to improve the organization and its image in any way possible.
    • Supervises, directs and motivates the efforts of personnel in the Production area of responsibility. GMP & PPE Required: While on the production floor in the plant, you will be required to follow and help to enforce all GMP regulations in the plant. Anyone entering the production floor must follow the GMP rules in their employee handbook, which includes the required hairnets, beard nets, and earplugs. It is also required that all personnel wear safety glasses. Follows standard operating procedures including quality checks and procedures for all operations. Also follows HACCP and SQF requirements for food quality and safety. Non-Essential Job Duties Will perform other related work as required. In the absence of this employee, the direct manager or appointee will cover responsibilities. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting - Approximately 10% of the time Standing - Approximately 45% of the time Walking - Approximately 45% of the time Bending/Stooping - Frequently Push/Pull - Frequently Carrying/Lifting up to 50 lbs. - Frequently Verbal communication - Frequently Written communication - Frequently Hearing normal conversation - Frequently Sight, including near acuity and depth perception - Frequently

Keywords: Premium Waters, Joliet , Supervisor, Production, Professions , Kentland, Illinois

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