Messina is searching for a 3rd Shift Production Supervisor for our client in the vicinity of Rockford, IL
Summary: The Production Supervisor will report to the Director of Operations as their immediate contact person. In addition to management and supervision of production, the Production Supervisor also leads efforts to continuously control costs, improve efficiency and increase productivity. They manage staffing plans and determine ways to maximize all resources (human and automated). The Shift Manager will need to be flexible with a rotating work schedule which includes alternating weekends and may include additional hours.
Essentials Duties and Responsibilities:
o Promoting and implementing company’s values, work ethics, and team concept approach in all supervisory techniques.
o Lead efforts to continuously control costs, improve efficiency and increase production.
o Determine staffing requirements for shift production.
o Determine methods to maximize human capital.
o Lead, motivate, mentor, and develop Production Supervisors.
o Ensures effective employee relations: Provides coaching for development. Resolves employee issues through problem resolution and disciplinary action.
o Balances safety, quality, productivity, cost, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.
o Ensures department meets all compliance standards.
o Enacts contingency plans as needed; escalate and directs activities during systems problems, disasters, etc. Identifies potential problems, troubleshoots, provide input for future process improvements.
o Ensures product integrity throughout production process by using HACCP and Quality Control points established and posted on the production floor.
o Ensures safety by implementing and monitoring safe operating procedures.
o Facilitating communication between departments to ensure overall company effectiveness.
o Managing and participating in projects as assigned by the Operations Manager.
Education & Experience Requirements
o 2- 5 Years Supervisory Experience in the food, beverage or automotive industry: Including employee hiring and retention, performance review and discipline.
o Ability to achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and employee relations.
o B.A. Business/ Food Sciences or will take work-related experiences in lieu of education.