Production Supervisor
APC, Inc.
Arion, Iowa
7d ago

Job Description : JOB DUTIES :

JOB DUTIES : Supervisory Duties :

Supervisory Duties :

  • Coordinate production area workflow which includes all tasks and appropriate documentation of the following :
  • Receiving / Unloading
  • Dumping / Grinding / Processing
  • Cooking / Drying
  • Packaging / Finishing
  • Warehousing / Storage / Distribution
  • Promote and ensure employees adhere to all established company policies and procedures including safety training, all mandated sanitary policies and regulations.
  • Conduct and provide additional training for production personnel as needed.

  • Ensure fundamental food safety and quality practices maintained to achieve food safety and quality objectives and to support the development, implementation and maintenance and ongoing improvements of food safety programs.
  • Offer plant management input for hiring production personnel and assist with work performance evaluations.
  • Participate in and conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings to enhance communication throughout the plant and across all shifts.
  • Assist in the discipline of production operators according to company policies and procedures.
  • Operational Duties :

  • Troubleshoot production process including :
  • Assist maintenance / utility personnel with repairs on equipment, machinery breakdowns or notify appropriate personnel to coordinate outside report services.
  • Ensure flow of production, redirecting production employees to areas of the process needing immediate attention or support.
  • Generate and direct work orders to maintenance personnel for equipment and machinery repairs.
  • Operate company vehicle as required and forklifts and pallet jacks as needed.
  • Maintain a clean production area for safe working conditions.

  • Specific knowledge of industrial production processes, in an edible or non-edible food processing plant.
  • Responsible to assure the products manufactured are safe and meet the customer’s quality standards.
  • Must be able to distinguish if food safety violations or product quality issues occur and resolve immediately or, if unable to resolve immediately, contact appropriate plant management (i.
  • e. the Plant Manager and / or the QC Manager).

  • Ensure responsibilities and tasks are accounted for in Warehouse / Shipping, and Production Operations in the event of absences.
  • If both the Plant Manager and Plant Superintendent are absent, the Plant Supervisor assumes the responsibility.
  • Knowledge and ability to :

  • Operate and train personnel on equipment and machinery used in the processing of product.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality related to all duties and responsibilities.
  • Monitor the production processes, anticipate production concerns and make effective decisions while striving for continuity of the production process.
  • Analyze, forecast and plan production objectives.
  • Remain calm and professional during peak periods.
  • Maintain a good employee work ethic and provide a positive attitude among employees.
  • Perform basic and complex mathematical calculations.
  • Work daily and overtime as necessary.
  • Assist in other work related areas as requested.
  • Work in a team environment and implement continuous quality improvement.
  • JOB QUALIFICATIONS : Education :

    Education :

    High School Diploma or G.E.D. certification required. College degree in production or management preferred.

    Experience :

    Five years stable work history in areas such as agriculture, production, or manufacturing preferred. Supervisory experience or three years of experience within a food processing plant as an operator or equipment maintenance provider preferred.

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