Production Supervisor

2923 Mayer Rd, Browntown, Wisconsin 53522

Job Description

**This is a Monday through Friday position from a 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. shift. **


Position Summary:

Responsible for training and supervising a team of employees by developing and implementing manufacturing procedures, in order to assure quality and efficiency.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for training, supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in the production of the product.

  • Assure policies, procedures, protocols, good manufacturing practices and safety regulations are followed.

  • Coordinates production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Maintains efficiency and meets production schedules by effective utilization of resources.

  • Leads, organizes and controls manufacturing processes to produce quality products.


Key Activities:

  • Observes and evaluates performance of workers to ensure conformance to manufacturing requirements.

  • Identify and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.

  • Supervises staff of 6 to 8 employees.

  • Evaluating PH levels and finish of products to ensure quality Product.

  • Ensure that proper cleaning and sanitation procedures are followed.

  • Responsible for following and enforcing  Safety (OSHA) regulations and procedures.

  • Responsible for complying to all Safe Quality Food (SQF) polices/procedures and requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned by Plant  Manager.

Performance Metrics:

  • Interprets manufacturing procedures and effectively trains employees and assigns duties.

  • Develop and implement a manufacturing schedule to meet requirements and deadlines.

  • Effectively assign job duties and rotation of jobs for employees in order to meet manufacturing requirements and deadlines.

  • The successful manufacture and consistency of a quality product.

  • Maintain that safe work practices and procedures are followed during manufacturing and clean up.

  • Dependability and punctuality.

  • Safe work habits.

  • Pursuance of industry related certifications.


Necessary Experience:

  • Production experience in the consumer goods industry (prefer cheese production experience).

  • Production process improvement knowledge.

  • At least 5 years experience as a Production supervisor.

  • BA or BS desired.


Skills Required:

  • Ability to organize, communicate and build working relationships with managers, co-workers and employees.

  • Hands-on and Can-do skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and good written communication skills.

  • Must be an effective supervisor and leader.

  • Able to develop ownership, implement manufacturing processes and increase efficiency.

  • Ability to read charts, settings, gauges and thermometers.

  • Feel of curd.

  • Good problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Basic Math Skills.

Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)