Production Support Supervisor

Production Support Supervisor

Position Objective:

The Production Support Supervisor is expected to meet the qualifications as outlined below.  This position is vital to the overall success of our organization as a manufacture of Animal Feed and Nutrition Products, specifically in the production and manufacturing of product lines.  This role comes with high expectations and is required to lead and support the company in its mission of feeding the world through professionalism, quality products and innovative solutions.  In this position, you are expected to ultimately work under the guidance and supervision of the Production Manager.  In addition, you will work in cooperation with existing staff and support personnel that support and enhance your role as support management. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise shift leaders
  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Coaching, counseling, and disciplining of employees; enforcing policies and ensuring Standard Operation Procedures are followed
  • Provides employee development through implementing and completion of job orientation and necessary training of employees
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps in the process, monitoring employees and providing required feedback and/or concerns to the Production Manager
  • Communicate company strategy and strategic business objectives
  • Lead and communicate with plant personnel guidance and necessary information to help achieve the organization’s overall strategic goals and objectives
  • Organizes and completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, resolving problems and reporting results
  • Ensures operation of equipment and calling for repairs, evaluating new equipment and processes
  • Maintains quality service by enforcing organization standards
  • Evaluate the overall success of production areas and make necessary requests and/or adjustments to enhance the plants efficiencies and overall effectiveness
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all equipment and maintaining compliance with established procedures
  • Resolve employee issues and/or problems or seek assistance to do so
  • Additional projects required and/or directed by the Production Manager, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school graduate, or 4 year degree, or demonstrated experience in supervisory functions
  • Experience in production and/or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading and managing others
  • Communication skills with the ability to build relationships in a group and one-on-one settings

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate with demonstrated experience in supervisory functions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills and strong problem solving abilities
  • Self-motivated, works well in a team environment

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body, arms and legs
  • Ability to safely lift objects and product, up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to listen and understand instructions and information
  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical equations
  • Ability to read, write and understand complex data
  • Ability to communicate and give direction in a team environment
  • Ability to interpret complex information and explain its meaning
  • Ability to drive a forklift and understand safety direction and give instructions
  • Ability to handle a light dust environment and higher than average noise levels
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