Production Supervisor – Nights

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The Production Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership for plant operations. This individual will work closely with all departments to establish and enforce safe process methods that ensure operational effectiveness and production adherence. The supervisor will champion an environment of respect and responsibility through professional communication, accountability, budget consciousness, team work, quality, safety and productivity.

1. Manage, mentor and support production operations and employees.
2. Work jointly with maintenance to identify equipment issues, establish day to
day operational priorities, improve machine efficiency, managing the
priority and completion of work on shift.
3. Facilitate production expectations with plant personnel; ensuring that goals
are met on a day to day, month to month basis.
4. Ensure that processing equipment setups are completed in the timeframe
required to meet department expectations and productivity.
5. Establish training procedures and processes that improve job knowledge,
including cross training.
6. Provide daily updates to department managers.
7. Build a strong working relationship with plant personnel, providing
leadership, teaching, and effective communication methods, that ensure
enforcement of company policies and procedures.
8. Understand software controls which will include addressing system
performance issues and training.
9. Establish a “zero injury” safety culture and motivate employees to follow
safety policies and procedures.
10. Participate in the annual management review of the Food Safety and Quality
11. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and
analyzing information skillfully. Work well in group problem solving
situations and develop alternative solutions.
12. Create a positive team with the ability to build morale and group
commitments to meet goals and objectives.
13. Ability to manage projects by creating workable plans; communicate
changes effectively, build commitments and overcome resistance.
14. Develop realistic action plans, by prioritizing and planning work activities.
Plans for additional resources as needed.
15. Include team members in planning, decision-making, facilitating and
process improvement. Makes oneself available to employees, providing
regular performance feedback, develop subordinates’ skills and encourages
16. Ability to react well under pressure. Treats others with respect and
consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility
for own actions and follows through on commitments.
17. Leads and guides all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures,
reporting any nonconformity.
18. Leads and guides all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any
19. Leads and guides GMP policies and procedures, reporting any
20. Establish and maintain strong customer relationships as needed.
21. Promptly investigate customer complaints, determine root cause,
implement corrective action and provide follow-up.
 High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), required
 Bachelor’s degree in food science, manufacturing or similar area preferred.
 Five years’ experience in dairy or food production, manufacturing, industrial
process operations or equivalent combination of education and experience
 Three years of supervisory experience, preferred.
 To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of
Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
 Experience with Oracle ERP or other ERP systems is preferred, but not
 Knowledge of SQF, HACCP, GMP’s, OSHA and loss control programs is highly
 Bilingual, preferred.
AMPI offers competitive starting pay, PTO, 401k, short-term disability, health,
dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance
programs and more.

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