Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 07/17/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 227.23JF Pay Rate: 65,000 - 75,000 Experience:

Job Description

Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

The responsibilities of the Production Supervisor will include:

  • Supervising employees in a manufacturing and packaging environment
  • This position plans and assigns work, implements and enforces policies and procedures, recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions to realize production targets
  • Possess and exhibit initiative to challenge the status quo and courage to implement new and different ideas
  • Engage the team to participate in resolving issues
  • Determine, prioritize, and delegate work assignments, and directly supervise the department and assess functions to ensure the production of company products at the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, meeting company performance standards, and customer specification and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Participate in the activities of employees engaged in the manufacturing process
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between work centers and departments
  • Participate in development of production plans and follow up to ensure that schedules are met and communicate changes or execution issues to all appropriate parties
  • Inspect materials, products, and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions and communicate same to others to correct or resolve to insure best chance to success
  • Assure compliance with quality standards throughout all production operations
  • Train, coordinate, motivate and develop production employees
  • Perform basic equipment and operational failure analysis and act accordingly
  • Participate in plant audits to comply with SQF regulations and internal standards of excellence
  • Consult with quality assurance regarding accept or reject decisions on raw materials and finished goods
  • Maintain a neat, clean, organized and safe work environment
  • Instruct and monitor production employees’ work practices and conformance with GMP policies
  • Continually evaluate processes and methods, recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment, performance, utilization of people, and quality of product

**If you’d like to hear mor about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  227.23JF

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS/MS Food Science or 2 years of college and 5-7 years of progressively responsible related experience;
  • or a 4-year high school diploma and 7-10 years of progressively responsible related experience
  • Having or obtaining Forklift Certification/license required
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include training employees; assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and discipling employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  227.23JF

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