Production Supervisor

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL129-2689039

$55000 to $75000 Per Year

Production Supervisor

  • $20 Billion global foods manufacturer that has been in business for 50+ years has a need for a 2nd shift Production Supervisor
  • They have 43 facilities nationwide and this is the largest operation with it being over 1,000,000 sqf and offering a ton of growth potential
  • Our client offers fantastic benefits, stability, growth and a great team atmosphere.
  • This job is open due to a pending retirement
  • Relocation assistance provided 


  • Manage, direct and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
  • Manage, lead, coach, train and develop a team of 15-20 employees
  • Coordinate with Scheduler to ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring & training employees; planning, assigning & directing work; appraising performance; rewarding & disciplining employees; addressing complaints & resolving problems.
  • Ensure all production data is gathered and reported correctly on a daily basis.
  • Support & improve upon quality initiatives designed to meet plant goals.
  • Ensures safety programs are implemented effectively, reviewed regularly and revised as necessary.
  • Utilize lean, six-sigma, quality methodologies and other continuous improvement tools to track KPI’s, metrics and improve OEE efficiencies


  • HS diploma required
  • Excellent leadership skills with a high-speed manufacturing and or military operations environment
  • 2+ years manufacturing and or military supervision experience required 
  • Good verbal & interpersonal communication skills; ability to work well in group situations; ability to deal effectively with conflict in mature & consistent manner.
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
  • Open to working 2ndshift (3 pm – 11 pm) and work overtime / weekends when necessary (overtime will be paid)


  • BS/BA in operations, business, engineering or related education
  • 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 specifically with the ability to train, coach and develop. Ideally COO, NCOO or an E-7 rank or higher






























Military veteran preferred






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