Production Supervisor (shifts)

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Ethical Search Professionals
IL, United States

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Production Supervisor (shifts)


Freeport, IL 



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Production Supervisor 
You will report to the Production Manager as their immediate contact person.  Supervises employees in a manufacturing environment: plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, safety, operating procedures and working conditions.  Will be responsible for employees and production assigned to designated shift. There are four production shifts working a 12 hour, rotating schedule.  


Essentials Duties and Responsibilities:  Include the following:

* LSS, CI, Lean, 5s to go along with a strong personality. We need a hard charger take no crap supervisor

• Promoting and implementing values, work ethics, and team concept approach in all supervisory techniques.

• Conducting daily production meetings with their employees.

• Day to day production activities including:

    Ensuring the safety of everyone

    Product Changeovers

    Ensuring employees follow GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices).

    Ensuring product integrity / quality throughout production by using HACCP and Quality Control Points established 

    Ensuring equipment and product utilization based on limiting down time and equipment optimal speed  

    Ensuring product quality by meeting all set specifications and the formulations.

    Ensuring their specific production line is functioning as designed from beginning to end

• Responsible for training of all employees on shift

• Ensuring finished product specifications are being followed by employees i.e., correct labels, date codes, case stickers, etc.

• Signing off on the production sheet before and after each production run.

• Overseeing start-ups, set-ups, changeovers and shutdowns

• Facilitating communication between departments.

• Verification of any other form or paperwork used on the production floor is being completed correctly.

• Overseeing the training and utilization of the Utility Techs to optimize production efficiency, reduce downtime, and speed changeovers and line cleanings.  

• Managing and participating in projects as assigned 

• Ensuring that all areas are appropriately prepared for a smooth shift transition 

• Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.




• Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others 

• Planning: an ability to think ahead and prepare actions to achieve results 

• 2 – 3 Years Supervisory Experience: Including employee hiring and retention, performance review and discipline

• Ability to measure performance to goals and standards 

• Ability to manage multiple priorities 

• Problem analysis and resolution skills

• Ability to achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and employee relations

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Strong team player

• B.A. Business/ Sciences or will take work related experiences in lieu of education

You must be legally authorized to work permanently in the USA without the need for sponsorship now or in the future