Production Supervisor-night shift at Dean Foods in Cabool, Missouri

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

General Purpose:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for planning, directing and supervising activities and employees in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and regulatory standards to meet requirements of established production schedules and to achieve continuous improvement in results of Key Performance Indicators. The Production Supervisor is responsible to ensure employees are trained, provided appropriate tools and have expectations provided in an appropriate manner and timely. This position is required to work closely with other departments to optimize facility operations to meet company objectives for safety, quality, production/delivery and cost.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continuously drive the facility's culture toward a higher level of safety. Challenge status quo safety behaviors, engage in Safety initiatives and ensure safety related training is attended by all employees.

  • Identify and retain highly effective personnel through proper selection, training, and establishing expectations.

  • Identify and implement developmental training plans for employees.

  • Partner with the Manager and other supervisors to ensure the department's budget meets or exceeds its financial goal.

  • Manage the department's activities in order to meet or exceed the standards and specifications established by Quality Assurance and the organization.

  • Drive the MSS program, manage the Sanitation Standards, Procedures, Equipment Inspection and Sanitary equipment standards on a daily basis

  • Manage the 5S implementation throughout department by ensuring understanding and establishing sustainability daily.

  • Develop and implement material standards and the necessary control and inspection procedures to improve product quality and reduce downtime.

  • Engage and interact with all personnel on a regular basis assisting them with their concerns and questions.

  • Drive key performance indicators to all levels within the organization and participate in making recommendations for necessary changes to enhance the business objectives.

  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities within the department, operations, and other areas of the facility as part of the team to ensure plant sustainability.

  • Manage employee's performance through establishing expectations, holding people accountable and developing a sense of urgency while addressing Operational needs or problems.

  • Participate in activities such as training and safety programs in order to enhance the overall effectiveness of the work area involved.

  • Partner with other departments regarding the resolution of ongoing problems, the implementation of new procedures or process, the injection of new products or product lines, and the development of new plan and designs.

  • Ensure good business communication practices are engaged at all levels to ensure key stakeholders are well informed, have the ability to appropriately respond.

  • Conduct Monthly Toolbox Meetings with employees

  • Ensure all process changes, equipment changes or product changes are understood by all employees in a timely fashion.

  • Ensure a decisive understanding of budgeting, uptime, problem solving techniques, motivational techniques, long range planning, and Employee & Labor Relations are understood and implemented during the course of business.

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 to 5 years supervisory or leadership experience

  • Skills that foster good working relationships with all levels within the organization

  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Suite products

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or Technical Degree

  • Food manufacturing experience

  • 1-3 years of union environment experience

  • Computer experience- SAP and other operating systems

  • Better Process Control School

An Equal Opportunity Employer
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