Production Supervisor (Multiple Openings)

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Job Title: Production Supervisor

Company: Agropur

Location: Lake Norden, South Dakota

Description:  We are looking for several Production Supervisors to join our team in Lake Norden, SDThese roles are on a 2-2-3 rotational schedule and alternating between night and day shifts every other month.

The Production Supervisor assists in overseeing production and packaging in the plant facility.  The Production Supervisor supervises the operation of workers and equipment in the production and packaging area, while applying learned knowledge of processes involved and production methods.

  • Perform the daily tasks of certain Sanitation positions based on the Plant Regulatory reports issued on an as needed basis.
  • Completion of Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) documents in preparation for audits with daily sign-off if required, providing appropriate information to Quality Assurance as required.  Follow-up on any audit items as needed.
  • Work directly with Supervisor and/or Quality when sanitation issues require immediate attention; redirecting workers to these areas as needed.  Provide updates to the Quality Department and Plant or Production Manager as appropriate.
  • Ensure ‘In Process’ targets are met; inspect and confirm that equipment has gone through CIP and is ready for Process through Pre-Op Inspections.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot for equipment and production and packaging questions or issues.  Involve appropriate maintenance, quality, or inventory areas as needed for assistance.
  • Gather and review paperwork, legal charts and chemical concentrations.
  • Ensure all employees are following proper procedures, completing safe working practices, and producing quality products.  Identify and assist in implementing improvements in safety, quality, and productivity on shift.
  • Communicate issues in production, sanitation, or equipment to next shift supervisor.
  • Attend employee meetings.
  • Ensure staffing is appropriate for optimal and efficient production of products; acting as backup for the production line positions as needed.
  • Monitor employees and their breaks.
  • Review weekly payroll time cards and sign off. Review and approve time sheets for team in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for employee relations including work direction of employees, hiring, training, performance reviews, administering policies and procedures, disciplinary action, and compensation recommendations.

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.

Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Minimum three (3) years manufacturing experience required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Associate's Degree from a two-year college or technical school in a Science, Business, Operations Management or related field preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a dairy and/or food production plant preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: N/A

How to Apply: Visit our online posting