Production Supervisor

  • New Hebron, MS
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: OHAO-2689558

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Department: Operations

Reports To: Facility Manager



  • Directs and coordinates activities of production department in processing materials to produce a finished packaged product.  Directs and coordinates hourly plant employees using our Mission Statement while keeping Safety, Quality, Service and Profitability in mind at all times. 



  • Coaches all employees on safety and ensure safety policies are followed.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Review all accident and incident investigations with the objective of taking action to eliminate future occurrences.
  • Ensures that safety activities by production associates are accomplished as outlined in the plant's safety program.
  • Maintains quality by establishing and maintaining organization standards.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Ability to evaluate new equipment for food safety and employee safety standards.
  • Directs Production employees ensuring a safe, top quality and efficient product.
  • Ensure all employees follow the standard operational and working practices required.
  • Ensures proper sanitation procedures are followed.
  • Has Immediate Coaching Responsibility for seeing that products are produced in the most cost effective manner possible. This activity is accomplished through the hourly associates.
  • Control absenteeism by supervisory emphasis and counseling as necessary.
  • Minimize waste, reject and substandard product.
  • Insure all record keeping is accomplished correctly so cost accounting data is accurate.
  • React to changing situations including schedule changes, supplies shortage, and other plants' need.
  • Work with maintenance department to help keep equipment in best mechanical operating condition.
  • Ensure hourly associates are properly trained regarding job responsibilities.
  • Maintain good morale and positive attitudes among the hourly associates.
  • Collaborate and develop positive relations with other departments to achieve goals in safety, quality, service and profitability.
  • Counsels hourly associates and administers disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Investigates all grievances/complaints and notify management.
  • Collaborates with shift union steward(s) to solve employee concerns.



  • Directly supervises 30-40 employees in production, Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • 2-5 years supervisory experience and an Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.  


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