Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
Posted Date 10 months ago(6/12/2019 11:38 AM)
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Directs the plant’s production activities on a designated shift in a safe and efficient manner to achieve the desired quality, quantity and timely production of product. Assures quality and safety while achieving established goals and objectives.


  • Coordinates the shift’s production and material handling activities through supervision of employees to ensure the shift’s production objectives are accomplished in a timely, cost-effective and safe manner.
  • Reviews budgets for the production area.
  • Maintains control over manpower and labor costs in the production-related areas through cost-effective scheduling and utilization of personnel.
  • Maintains shift performance for scheduling, production, quality and safety standards.
  • Controls and minimizes overtime labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, downtime and product re-work.
  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
  • Ensures all required production reporting is timely and accurate.
  • Provides training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to employees.
  • Maintains good employee, community and corporate relations.
  • Coordinates with other department managers and supervisors to ensure proper material handling, maintenance, accounting and inventory control activities and procedures.
  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, productivity, and maintenance in the production and material handling areas.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned.



  • 2-3 years production/group leader experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food-related industry.
  • Working knowledge of scheduling and production processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.


  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Command Skills
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Managing Diversity
  • Innovation Management
  • Integrity and Trust

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and occasionally lift while moving about the facility. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the plant is loud. Earplugs, safety glasses, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists) and steel toed / slip-resistant shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.


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