Production Supervisor

  • Waterloo, IA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL129-2691985

$50000 to $75000 Per Year

Production Supervisor

  • $19 Billion foods manufacturer that has been in business for 46 years has a need for a 2nd shift Production Supervisor
  • Our client offers great benefits, stability, growth potential and a great team environment.
  • This job is open due to promotion
  • Full relocation assistance will be provided



  • Supervise 43 plant production line workers with an emphasis on teamwork, safety and excellent practices to produce the highest quality products
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production
  • Maintain production records and ensures production workers are completing records correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Analyze production runs and make suggestions for improvement
  • Manage, evaluate and train staff by coaching, conduction performance appraisals, administering corrective action, training and development by on-the-job programs and appropriate off the job programs.
  • Responsible for making quality products that meet all customer standards
  • Identify significant issues related to quality, safety, down time, production problems or any other unexpected issues.



  • BS/BA/AAS degree is preferred or an equivalent of 3+ years military or manufacturing leadership experience required
  • 1+ years manufacturing and or military supervision experience required
  • Good attitude, hardworking, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to think outside the box and use root cause analysis to solve problems
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
  • Open to working 2nd shift (3 pm – 11 pm) and work overtime / weekends when necessary (overtime will be paid)



  • High-speed packaging, consumer products or food manufacturing experience  
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools.  Lean or Six-sigma certifications
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI's, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Knowledgeable of GMP’s, FDA, AIB, USDA, SQF and OSHA regulations
  • Military veteran



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