Ice Cream Manufacturing - Production Supervisor - (RL 11-21)

Position Summary:

Supports Value added activities at specified locations in accordance with the reporting Plant Manager. Works both autonomously and with the Supervision to direct staff and meet company production goals. Works to ensure quality of the operation and timeliness standards are met to satisfy manufacturing requirements. Oversee production and assist in the safe manufacturing of orders from our customer. Perform checks on line and finished product to assure specification compliance. Responsible for managing the clearing unused materials and setting up new materials during changeover and shutdowns. Maintain records of daily production, and coordinate with Plant Manager on staffing needs. Ensures a safe and clean environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Works hand in hand with the Plant Manager to plan and coordinate resource needs, as well as project completion timelines
  • Reads production schedules, and co-ordinates setup team.
  • Work without direct oversight while still maintaining production and Clean In Place standards.
  • Manages workforce accountability.
  • Conveys materials and items from warehouse or production areas systematically.
  • Create, work orders, or requests for materials, equipment, or other required items and distributes items to production line.
  • Runs appropriate Applications to track product and production systematically.
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed to each line
  • Ensures count for item for use on the line to confirm inventory for production and return to stock.
  • Oversees arrangement of line and parts in specified sequence for assembly by other workers to meet or exceed production and cleaning standards.
  • Compiles worksheets from customer specifications.
  • Completes requisition forms to order materials from other plant departments.
  • Works with maintenance team in reducing downtime and increasing uptime and turnaround after cleaning of all equipment on a daily basis

Required Experience & Education/Experience:

  • Ice Cream manufacturing is a plus
  • Manage and guide a team of individuals toward a common goal.
  • Lean manufacturing processes
  • Ability to perform changeover and make appropriate minor adjustments to machines.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow the Planning Instructions
  • 2 or more years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong technical experience with the ability to quickly learn new programs and applications to support the operations
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Working knowledge and experience using general office software.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs frequently
  • Supervisory/ management in a production facility: 3 years (Required)Microsoft Excel: 1 year (Required)
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, measurements (volumetric) and percent.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Excel: 1 year (Required)

Work Environment:

This position requires work in both an office setting and a warehouse setting. Work often requires “after hours” communication or extended work hours, including weekend or evening work. Working conditions in the warehouse setting may or may not be environmentally controlled resulting in hot or cold temperatures. Employee will work in an area where there is moving warehouse equipment.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to: stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-time