Production Shift Supervisor

  • Decatur, AR
  • industrial

Production Shift Supervisor

Decatur, AR

Pay: $50000/year


What You’ll Accomplish


The Production Shift Supervisor provides supervision across functionalities to maintain safety standards (both employees and food) while ensuring that the lines meet budgeted rates. Enforces all policies – maintains proper staffing levels, training and is actively involved in employee development.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities


  • Directly supervise employees in Production.


  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.


  • Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Responsible for both employee safety as well as food safety. Actively involved in; coaching employees on all aspects of performing their duties in the safest manner possible for both personal safety and food safety.


  • Conducts regular Employee Communication Meetings.


  • Oversee adherence to production and packaging schedules and distributes staffing. Works with other team members to reach budgeted line rates, to prevent out of specification production, oversee line maintenance, manage raw material changes, and when necessary, uses the hold process to prevent out of specification product from reaching the customer.


  • Responsible for coaching and developing team members. Facilitates team problem solving, decision making, fair and timely disciplinary action, and conflict resolution. Ensures performance appraisals and progress reports are done in a timely manner. Facilitates the communication between shifts and teams.


  • Work with team leads to ensure that crew is properly cross trained.


  • Act as on-shift representative for emergency response coordination, compliance to Company policies (drug/alcohol, attendance, EEO, etc.) Responds to employee issues as needed, conducts thorough investigations and coordinates results/issues.


  • Responsible for meeting customer requirements through communication, documentation, training of team members, and adherence to sanitation guidelines and GMP’s, including the HACCP program. Responsible, in part, for meeting requirements of various supplier certification programs and audits. Maintains plant cleanliness to satisfactory degree.


  • Demonstrate a daily commitment to the continuous improvement process by following Lean Manufacturing concepts and the Basic Principals. Strive to improve each work process. Identify/implement value added and cost savings activities and projects.


  • Must maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity.


  • Must maintain the highest standards of data management by creating consistent, reliable data which will ensure accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence in decision making.


  • Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies. Regularly complete behavior-based safety observations. Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.


  • Other duties may be assigned.


Workplace Safety:


  • Completes safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.


  • Participates in mandatory safety trainings and adheres to all safety policies


  • Required to report all safety issues, near misses, and injuries


Quality & Food Safety:


  • Completes quality & food safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.


  • Participates in mandatory food safety and quality training program requirements


  • Preserves the integrity of the BRC system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined. Takes actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality system deficiencies


  • Required to report food safety and quality system failures and take actions necessary to preserve the BRC system.

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5 West Mountain St.

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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