Production Supervisor

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This is an entry-level management position which will be closely monitored and mentored by the Business Unit Manager.  The purpose of this position is to be the subject line specialist for an individual production line, ensure that safety, quality and performance standards are met daily and ensure the proper production input is performed in an accurate and timely manner. 



Essential Functions


Primary activities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Ensure safe working procedures are followed
  2. Train/Cross train production team members
  3. Maintain product quality standards
  4. Achieve KPI standards
  5. Minimize production downtime
  6. Minimize production waste
  7. Lead the investigation of production/quality losses to determine root cause
  8. Resolve personnel problems among team members
  9. Participate in the recruiting and hiring process
  10. Conduct disciplinary actions
  11. Report mechanical issues to Maintenance and Production Manager
  12. Ensure compliance with GMP’s
  13. Communicate with production team members
  14. Complete safety audits daily and weekly
  15. Coach team members consistent with baker’s values
  16. Lead the continuous improvement initiatives for the department
  17. Build and nurture a customer/supplier relationship with the maintenance, quality and warehouse departments

Supervisory Responsibility


This position manages all employees of the department.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Experience managing all aspects of a production line
  2. Ability to motivate production line team members
  3. Knowledge of computer based spreadsheets and reporting
  4. Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and take directions
  5. Strong analytical skills
  6. Ability to lead and coach for improvement
  7. Good organizational skills and detail-oriented
  8. Responsible, dependable and trustworthy
  9. Excellent verbal communication, training, and written skills
  10. Ability to multi-task
  11. Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma or TMP preferred

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  2. Minimum of 2 years of team lead or foreman experience, preferably in a commercial bakery




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