Production Supervisor
St. Louis, MO 
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Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

MO St Louis (Marceau St)

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor

Job Description:

  • Work Unit Leadership - Provides consistent positive leadership to achieve required results through all employees in assigned area. Delegates work assignments to employees. Insures that daily production schedules, objectives and targets are communicated to, understood by and successfully addressed by all employees. Frequently moves around in the area to check on employees, equipment and materials. Identifies problems and applies solutions as appropriate. Alerts management and appropriate personnel in other departments to any/all problems that interfere with achieving production targets. Assists functional manager with production planning and scheduling. Completes reports and production tallies for functional manager.

  • Resource Management - People - Maintains continuous contact with employees in assigned area to ensure that they understand job assignments, are carrying out assigned duties and receive immediate assistance in the event of problems. Schedules and assigns employees to jobs. Schedules overtime as needed. Ensures that all employees are properly trained. Uses various techniques including coaching, small group meetings, one-on-one sessions, positive recognition and/or discipline to cause employees to achieve desired results. Handles all 1st step grievances or similar dispute resolution mechanisms. Maintains familiarity with collective bargaining agreement (union organized plant) and/or employee handbook. Works with Plant Employee Relations Manager to resolve any people issues and implement Human Resources programs, policies and procedures.

  • Resource Management - Materials - Ensures that all machinery is working properly prior to start of the shift. Obtains and coordinates maintenance and/or repairs of equipment as needed. Checks to see that all materials - flour, ingredients, and packaging - are available when needed. Reports any shortages immediately to appropriate management personnel.

  • Safety - Ensures that work area is free of all hazards and employees are following all safety rules and regulations. Develops and maintains personal knowledge of safety rules and regulations. Conducts daily area tour (hazard analysis) and resolves any/all safety issues in an expedient fashion. Conducts accident investigations and prepares written report. Conducts regular safety briefings and orientations to ensure safe operations.

  • Quality & Sanitation - Directs production and packaging activities to achieve all product quality objective and standards. Conducts frequent evaluation of finished and in-process products. Looks for checking, imperfections, and non-standard appearance. Notifies and coordinates with QA representatives to resolve any issues or problems. Ensures that all employees are knowledgeable of Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) and sanitation regulations. Conducts frequent tours of work area to check that machinery is working properly and employees are performing job duties in accord with GMPs and quality assurance standards.

  • Administration and Recordkeeping - Plans and budgets time efficiently; maintains files, reports in organized manner. Processes and completes all required schedules, reports, employee time/payroll records, grievance meeting notes and employee discipline documents in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

Product Quality and Food Safety Responsibilities:

  • As an employee of Ebro NA - NWP you share in the responsibility for producing a food product that meets established specifications in regard to the following requirements: is produced and handled in a safe, wholesome manner in a sanitary environment; is properly manufactured and packaged to meet all quality standards; is free from adulteration, allergens and potential contaminants; is stored properly to remain free from damage and external elements, and; is properly loaded for shipment to customers.
  • It is every Ebro NA - NWP employee's responsibility to immediately report any incident or situation that may compromise any of the above factors or issues to their immediate supervisor and/or a member of the plant management staff.
  • By accepting a position as an operative at the Ebro NA - NWP St. Louis Manufacturing facility, you acknowledge that you fully understand and agree to comply with the aforementioned 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.
  • Position requires incumbent to lift 40 - 50 pounds. Stand for long hours on concrete floors. Climb ladders and steps. Must work in hot and humid environment with temperatures of 100 degrees. Must work in areas that may have wheat flour dust or other food ingredients. Visual acuity required for reading instructions and observing work processes.

MINIMUM/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A college degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience considered.
  • 1-3 years' experience in a manufacturing supervisory capacity or approved equivalent. Experience with food processing a plus

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.
  • Position requires incumbent to lift 40 - 50 pounds. Stand for long hours on concrete floors. Climb ladders and steps. Must work in hot and humid environment with temperatures of 100 degrees. Must work in areas that may have wheat flour dust or other food ingredients. Visual acuity required for reading instructions and observing work processes.

MINIMUM/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A college degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience considered.
  • 1-3 years' experience in a manufacturing supervisory capacity or approved equivalent. Experience with food processing a plus!

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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