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Supervisor, Production

Latitude 36 Foods, LLC Salinas, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Latitude 36 Foods, LLC.      

 

Latitude 36 Foods is the leading supplier of packaged food condiments, specializing in salad toppers and spices. Our customers include some of the largest produce manufacturers and retailers throughout the country. We’re focused on continuous growth within our operations, development of our employees and exceeding customer expectations. At Latitude 36 Foods, we are a value-driven Company, we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do. This stands true for our employees, customers and suppliers.

 

Production Supervisor                                                 

 

Reports To:          Plant Manager                                                             Department:              Production

Location:              Salinas, CA                                                                   Position Type:      Full Time

Classification:      Exempt                                                                         Shift:                    Flexible

 

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Production Manager, some of the Production Supervisor responsibilities include, but are not limited to overseeing, directing and coordinating activities of associates engaged in the production of high-quality products. This person will also be responsible for planning, developing and implementing new methods and procedures to improve productivity of quality products, while ensuring safety and quality. This position requires strong leadership skills, people and process development is critical in this role.

 

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in food manufacturing or industrial sanitation procedures. B.S. or B.A. degree in business management or relevant filed, or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
  • USDA experience, HACCP and SQF certifications are a plus.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with demonstrated multi-tasking and project management skills.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure “Safety First” is always practiced and observes and adheres to all job safety rules.
  • Abide by all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Ensures that production area is always “audit ready”.
  • Supervises and directs personnel on shift in performing operations according to sound operating principles and company policies and procedures.
  • Reviews daily production schedule for the department to plan work and personnel assignments for the shift.
  • Ensures that established policies, rules and regulations, and procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for all processes, equipment, employees, safety, and housekeeping of the area and meeting production quality and quantity standards on the shift.
  • Anticipates and determines causes of delays in shift operations and takes appropriate action to meet shipping schedules.
  • Prepares required forms for shift including verifying production quantities reported and scanned and the correctness of machine reports and Work Orders.
  • May sub for Production Manager in that person's absence.
  • Manage employee schedules and ensure correct crewing and de-crewing processes are being followed in accordance with crewing standards.
  • Ensure the safety of all employees in the operation of equipment through proper training, enforcement of safety rules, documentation, and following proper procedures and GMP protocols.
  • Adherence to good manufacturing practices and government standards in cooperation with the Quality Assurance department.
  • Responsible for corrective action on food safety and quality problems.          
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop frontline staff to drive productivity, efficiencies and yields.
  • Train and/or arrange for training of new employees. Maintain regular schedule of training updates for all employees.
  • Trains and enforces safety programs such as HazCom, Lockout/Tagout, etc.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.

 

 

 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Stand for long periods of time and take frequent walks.
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds.

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Company Description
Latitude 36 Foods is the leading supplier of packaged food condiments, specializing in salad toppers and spices. Our customers include some of the largest produce manufacturers and retailers throughout the country. We’re focused on continuous growth within our operations, development of our employees and exceeding customer expectations. At Latitude 36 Foods, we are a value-driven Company, we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do. This stands true for our employees, customers and suppliers.

We offer a great working environment that is challenging and fast-paced. In addition, we offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Employer Match, Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the growth of a highly successful company and be recognized for your achievements!

Latitude 36 Foods, LLC

Why Work Here?
At Latitude 36 Foods, we are a value-driven Company, we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do.

Latitude 36 Foods is the leading supplier of packaged food condiments, specializing in salad toppers and spices. Our customers include some of the largest produce manufacturers and retailers throughout the country. We’re focused on continuous growth within our operations, development of our employees and exceeding customer expectations. At Latitude 36 Foods, we are a value-driven Company, we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do. This stands true for our employees, customers and suppliers. We offer a great working environment that is challenging and fast-paced. In addition, we offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Employer Match, Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the growth of a highly successful company and be recognized for your achievements!

Address

Salinas, CA
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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