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Description JOB SUMMRY: The Production Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership for plant operations. This individual will work closely with all departments to establish and enforce safe process methods that ensure operational effectiveness and production adherence. The supervisor will champion an environment of respect and responsibility through professional communication, accountability, budget consciousness, team work, quality, safety and productivity. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time. Manage, mentor and support production operations and employees. Work jointly with maintenance to identify equipment issues, establish day to day operational priorities, improve machine efficiency, managing the priority and completion of work on shift. Facilitate production expectations with plant personnel; ensuring that goals are met on a day to day, month to month basis. Ensure that processing equipment setups are completed in the timeframe required to meet department expectations and productivity. Establish training procedures and processes that improve job knowledge, including cross training. Provide daily updates to department managers. Build a strong working relationship with plant personnel, providing leadership, teaching, and effective communication methods, that ensure enforcement of company policies and procedures. Understand software controls which will include addressing system performance issues and training. Establish a "zero injury" safety culture and motivate employees to follow safety policies and procedures. Participate in the annual management review of the Food Safety and Quality system. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully. Work well in group problem solving situations and develop alternative solutions. Create a positive team with the ability to build morale and group commitments to meet goals and objectives. Ability to manage projects by creating workable plans; communicate changes effectively, build commitments and overcome resistance. Develop realistic action plans, by prioritizing and planning work activities. Plans for additional resources as needed. Include team members in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement. Makes oneself available to employees, providing regular performance feedback, develop subordinates' skills and encourages growth. Ability to react well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments. Leads and guides all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity. Leads and guides all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity. Leads and guides GMP policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity. Establish and maintain strong customer relationships as needed. Promptly investigate customer complaints, determine root cause, implement corrective action and provide follow-up. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing a