3rd Shift Production Supervisor
Company: Cafe Valley, Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position summary: Primarily responsible to provide excellent
support to the Plant Manager and excellent customer service to all
associates and visitors. The Production Supervisor will be
responsible for the supervisory management within the production
areas and for ensuring that all assigned tasks are delivered on
time, according to the production specification while complying
with any and all Federal, State, Local, or customer requirements,
including OSHA, AIB and all Caf-- Valley Bakery standards.
Degree + 5 years food manufacturing experience. Willing to consider
a combination of education and prior experience
(3) Three - (5) Five years supervisory experience in a
manufacturing environment with Bakery and or manufacturing
experience a plus.
Proficient in MS Office applications such as Excel, Outlook,
PowerPoint and Word.
Excellent communication, conflict management, decision-making,
motivational and organizational skills required.
Strong self-confidence and leadership skills required.
- - - - Basic Mechanical skills required.
- - - - Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Essential functions and responsibilities:
Consistent and dependable attendance.
Ability to stand/walk for a minimum of 6 hours without a break.
Ability to work weekends and flexible schedules as business needs
Ability to work with or around food allergens of all types.
Ability to work in confined spaces. (Spiral, oven area, freezer
Must be able to wear/utilize personal protective equipment.
Plan the day-to-day allocation of resources (equipment, people,
materials and systems) in order to efficiently, safely and cost
effectively achieve performance targets as agreed with Production
Document daily production activities and review results against
established targets and report variances during on-the-floor and
Review daily maintenance effectiveness and work with staff from
both Operations and Maintenance to identify opportunities for
improvement. Prioritize, request, and ensure equipment maintenance
and repairs are completed to maximize efficiency.
Responsible for all supervisory activities including, but not
limited to, scheduling, performance, hiring, discipline, coaching,
training and development and termination recommendations.
Ensure focused improvement tools are effectively utilized in all
problem-solving situations to address root causes of failures and
support continuous improvement initiatives.
Facilitate transitions between shifts and seamless handoffs and
communicate key information to peers, team members and Production
Maintain a safe work environment at all times by having safe work
instructions, practices, and procedures in place for all positions
and ensuring that employees are trained to understand and comply
with those procedures. Apply corrective action consistently when
Ensure compliance with all quality and food safety programs through
regular adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's),
performance of sanitation audits, food safety checks (HACCP), and
product quality checks conducted according to organization
policies. Actively participate in prevention and correction of
Participate in continuous improvement initiatives by identifying
opportunities and recommending changes within own area of
Working knowledge of good manufacturing practices, hazard analysis
and critical control points, lean manufacturing and other food
safety, quality and manufacturing principles.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with
employees at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work with employees at all levels and to motivate direct
reports; specifically mentoring and coaching individuals and
identifying short- and long-term development needs and providing
Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time using effective
organizational skills and judgment in an environment of frequently
Success factors/job competencies:
Innovator and leader in change.
Promote and utilize other's talents.
Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to
Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
Leadership style yields influence and trust.
Physical demands and work environment:
- - - - Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job,
the associate is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel,
reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, use hands to finger, grasp,
or feel objects, talk or communicate, hear, and visually inspect
areas to be cleaned.
- - - - Work environment: Medium work exerting up to 50lbs. of
force occasionally and/or up to 20lbs. of force frequently, and/or
up to 20lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
- - - - Both inside and outside environmental conditions:
Activities occur in coolers and freezers during shift. Exposure to
cold and freezing temperatures in the coolers and freezers areas.
Exposure to high heat while in the warehouse, especially during
- - - - Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to
shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
- - - - Hazard: Includes a variety of physical conditions such as
proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working
on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure
- - - - Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other
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