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Production Supervisor

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Posted: 05/22/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Production Job Number: 616615 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

  About the job
In business for over 120 years and as the 3rd largest cream cheese manufacturer in the US, our org is on a mission to ‘Re-Invent Cream Cheese” for today’s consumers. We are an SQF Level 3 certified manufacturer. Our award-winning products are used and loved by industrial, institutional, foodservice, private label, supermarket, and club store accounts across the United States and in numerous international markets.
We are a family-owned company, and we have a strong commitment to the future. We feel the urgency to contribute to a sustainable and bright future for our kids and grandkids, evident by our continuously developing capabilities to create renewable energy and innovative ways to reduce waste. We have set a target to lower our emissions 50% by 2025. One example of how we plan to achieve this is by expanding our plant-based food production which has a significantly smaller carbon footprint compared to conventional dairy products. Our org is a pioneer in plant-based food manufacturing, with over 30 years’ experience in plant-based products. This year, we launched our new plant-based cream cheese, SimplyV!
Company Overview:
This company has two manufacturing sites in Enosburg Falls, VT and Casa Grande, AZ. Our corporate offices are located in Boca Raton, FL. We have over 300 employees located in the US and we are continuing to grow!
Job Overview:
Join the team at our organization to improve and expand our products – we are in business for good! The success that comes from within each of us is recognized and creates opportunities for your growth within the organization.
The role of the Production Supervisor at our company is to be responsible for scheduling and organizing the production process, while paying close attention to the yearly plant objectives. Using strong people skills, the Production Supervisor will direct the team daily in the processing of our products according to quality specifications. The production manager will be proficient at all aspects of the production process, be able to trouble shoot product issues and be technically proficient. The Production Supervisor will need to promote and enforce worker safety and work collaboratively with the Quality Department to help pass all State, Federal, SQF and Customer Audits.
Major Duties, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities:
  • Organize all production activities based on forecasts from the Planners.
  • Create a respectful work environment that motivates people to want to work at our organization and support our goal of being the leading employer in our market.
  • Communicate the importance of achieving the yearly Plant Objectives to Supervisors and all Team Members.
  • Focus the team on Product Quality, Worker Safety, OEE, RMP and Conversion Cost.
  • Work with the other Production Supervisors to create an efficient work schedule that takes into account product quality, OEE. RMP, and worker safety and conversion cost.
  • Is directly responsible for meeting the quality requirements of the products.
  • Monitors the production process and establishes corrective measures to ensure the continuity of manufacture, product quality and compliance with our parent company standards.
  • Initiates and participates in the implementation of projects for improvement and cost reduction.
  • Approve stopping of the manufacturing process, when the quality and safety of the product is affected. Let the Quality Department know.
  • Participate in the resolution of customer complaints from consumers, which require technical and technological expertise.
Provides support to the R +D Department:
  • Participate in the development project team of new products.
  • Participate in the product safety risk analysis and participate in the establishment of an action plan.
  • Access new product quality from an actual production run standpoint.
  • Participate in the cost optimization of the new product.
Participate and support other our organizations projects:
  • Assure expertise for the realization of technical investments.
  • Provides support for Improvement Ideas and implementation.
Other related activities:
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • Member of the HACCP team.
  • Follows the implementation of corrective measures established following audits.
3. Common Tasks:
  • Perform employee performance reviews on an annual basis.
  • Collaborate constructively with colleagues and all other parties inside and outside the company.
  • Maintains the department's equipment at the appropriate levels.
  • Use equipment responsibly, without abuse.
  • Notifies any failure to direct superior.
  • Follows the procedures and working instructions necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the job description.
Ideal Qualifications:
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Problem Solving and critical thinking.
  • Leadership and teaching skills.
  • Good with People.
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good technical knowledge of our products
  • Innovative – willing to take reasonable risks.
  • Open to change and willing to implement new ideas.
  • Flexibility and patience for dealing with change.
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • People development & leadership (coordination, delegation, leadership, motivation, etc.)
  • Delegation and monitoring
  • Knowledge and efficient at excel, Power point and Microsoft word to run all programs and create power point presentations when needed.
  • Food and Milk Technological background is expected.
Benefits built for you:
Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired, and appreciated at work.
Employee Benefits:
  • Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave and holidays), 401k with up to 6% company match, Tuition Reimbursement and so much more.
  • Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility.
This Organization in an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a reference check, background check and documented proof of work authorization.
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
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