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Production Supervisor - 1st shift

JSK Recruiting, Inc
Mankato, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Production Supervisor - 1st shift

  • Global foods manufacturer with over 50 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.
  • These roles are open due to expansion as they are adding two 1st shift supervisors to the operation
  • This facility produces a variety of ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat products in a facility that is 500,000 sqf feet and has a mix of new automated and old equipment.
  • They need a supervisor who will manage an assigned department and will be responsible to organize, streamline and improve the operations output.
  • Sponsorship is not available
  • *****Role is located 35 miles West of Mankato, MN *******


  • Excellent Medical, dental and vision coverage at a low cost
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • 401K match
  • Overtime pay
  • Pension plan
  • Bonus potential with a multiplier
  • Work-life balance and family oriented
  • Base salary of 60K – 70K + bonus + overtime with a total = 90K


  • Supervise mixing, blending, and processing departments with an emphasis on teamwork, and safety to produce the highest quality products
  • Manage a team of 20 hourly employees on 1st shift
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production
  • Analyze food processing runs and make suggestions for improvement
  • Manage, evaluate, and train staff by coaching, conducting performance appraisals, administering corrective action, and training
  • Identify issues related to quality, safety, down time, production problems or any other unexpected issues.


  • Bachelor's degree, prefer education with Operations Management, Engineering, Business, similar education, or an equivalent of 5+ years of leadership experience
  • 0-2+ years of manufacturing or military supervision experience
  • Lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools is preferred
  • Former military veterans are a plus
  • Good attitude, hardworking, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to think outside the box and use root cause analysis to solve problems
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Computer literate in MS Excel, word, and SAP / ERP systems


Company Description
The team at JSK Recruiting, Inc. prides itself on providing boutique-level services combined with the resources of a larger recruiting firm. We forgo the traditional nine-to-five workday model in favor of complete accessibility. We are here for our clients and candidates when they need us most.

With 12 years of experience in the field of supply chain and manufacturing recruiting, we maintain the relationships that employers are looking for in a recruiting firm as well as those that talented professionals need when they are ready to make a career change.

At JSK Recruiting, we provide complete recruiting services, from sourcing candidates to organizing the interview process. Finding both long-term employees and rewarding careers across manufacturing and supply chain positions has never been easier.

JSK Recruiting, Inc


Mankato, MN