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Production Supervisor

Red River Commodities
Fargo, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Red River Commodities transforms sunflower seeds and other select specialty crops into high-quality food ingredients and is currently searching for an influential & safety cautious individual who is ready for endless growth and learning opportunities to fulfill a Production Supervisor opening at our Processing facility located in Fargo, ND.  


The Production Supervisor will oversee 20+ production employees across 2 different shifts and within all areas of the facility to ensure that products are manufactured on-schedule, within quality standards and meets or exceeds objectives. This individual will also be tasked with learning the current responsibilities of the Plant Manager over an extended period so that they will have the knowledge and ability to step into the role when succession occurs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Assist plant manager in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs, and objectives. 
  • Assist with the development of the manufacturing plan and establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards. This includes the monitoring of weights, quality, and critical control points.
  • Achieve optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan. 
  • Formulate and recommend manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation. 
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and development of plant staff within the Processing division. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensure compliance with current federal, state, and local regulations. Consult with Human Resources Department as appropriate. 
  • Ensure compliance with current federal, state, and local regulations, such as EPA, OSHA, and FDA.
  • Ensure facility meets or exceeds customer and external inspection standards, such as AIB and SQF.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost. Direct the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of production standards. 
  • Direct and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.). 
  • Coordinate major projects, (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.). 
  • Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  

  • 2+ years’ experience in manufacturing supervisory role (preferably food manufacturing)  
  • Experience working in a food production setting preferred
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Suite 
  • Team building skills 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Effective communication

Red River Commodities and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive benefit package including Paid Time Off, medical insurance, dental insurance, 401K and more

Red River Commodities


Fargo, ND
58102 USA



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