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Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Quality Placement Authority Hodgkins, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

SNQPA is partnering with a food production/packaging company in Hodgkins, IL. who are looking for a production supervisor on their 2nd shift. This role would take place in a new state-of-the-art facility. This position will work directly with the Operations Manager to develop, execute, and achieve plant goals and objectives and be an integral part of the company's success.


•Direct tactical responsibility for all aspects of operational activities, producing multiple sku’s supporting the company's retail business unit and achieving all departmental key objectives: cost, quality, customer service, sanitation, safety/environmental, and system performance.
•Ensure efficient, safe, & sanitary processing & packaging of consumer food products in the quantities required. Ensure that production facilities and finished products meet the company and government standards of quality, sanitation and safety.
•Day to day priority/direction setting including coordination with other departments in facility (quality, maintenance, distribution)
•Analyze work system/staffing for department) on on-going basis
•Clearly communicates and hold self and staff accountable for business objectives. Provide leadership to insure success in achieving business objectives.
•Maintain a working relationship with plant distribution and scheduling functions to proactively negotiate schedules that achieve a balance between customer service needs, supply chain costs, and plant efficiencies.
•Manage “major events” such as start-ups, changeovers, and shutdown activities. Ensure effective interchange of information between work groups and support resources at the plant and from within Ethos to facilitate these activities.
•Conduct analysis of labor and other costs, reporting on a monthly basis and review with Production Manager.
•Interface with hourly employees to resolve issues; participate in employee committees for specific initiatives; enforcement of employee policies and procedures; decision maker in employee relations and discipline process
•Foster relationships with other staff members to create an environment where all employees are encouraged & developed to reach their full potential in meeting department/business goals.
•Facilitate, coach, counsel and guide the manufacturing work group to ensure that they have the ability to deliver results year in and year out.
•Leverage experience and system knowledge to support all areas of the department as a subject expert.
•Take the place of the Operations Manager in all areas when the manager is absent.


•High school diploma mandatory. BS/BA college degree preferred.
•At least 2 years of manufacturing management experience. Food manufacturing experience ideal
•Proven line management experience

The outstanding candidate will also possess the following skills and abilities:
•Strong leadership skills including the ability to implement change and resolve conflict
•Ability to create and lead initiatives
•Ability to develop and coach others
•Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and listening skills.
•Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change.
•Demonstrated understanding of technology i.e. complexities of products, machinery, and costs.
•Good analytical and business judgment including mathematical, problem and trouble-shooting skills.

  • Must be comfortable working in a refrigerated environment

•Committed to results and execution
•Risk taker/change agent
•Clear standards of personal integrity, business ethics and values

Quality Placement Authority

Quality Placement Authority is a full-service recruiting and staffing firm headquartered in the Chicago Metropolitan area with multiple office locations across the United States. SN/QPA services clients nationwide. Established on the principle “Human Solutions You Can Trust,” SN/QPA has partnered with a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to emerging startups. OUR MISSION is to help your business achieve sustainable competitive advantage through innovative people strategies.


Hodgkins, IL