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Production Supervisor

Thistle Health Inc.
Vacaville, CA
  • Expired: November 26, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Who We Are:

Founded in 2013, Thistle is an early-stage food-tech startup empowering our customers to get and stay healthy. We deliver delicious, organic, healthy, plant-forward meals, cold-pressed juices and snacks to customers in California who want to put their nutrition on auto-pilot. We are not just another food delivery startup or meal-kit company. Our focus is the health and happiness of our customers and we are revolutionizing how fresh, nutritious, high-quality food is purchased, manufactured, and delivered at scale. Thistle is headquartered in San Francisco and we are backed by some amazing investors in the Bay Area and beyond.

About the Role:

Thistle is looking to expand our production team with professional individuals to assist with plating production. This position is ideal for someone looking to work hard in a fast-paced environment.
What You'll Do
    • Act as liaison between Plate Leads/Associates and management team.
    • Make sure employees are following GMPs, keeping their area clean at all times, and tools picked up.
    • Alongside Plate Manager, effectively manage the entire Plate team, including scheduling, time management, performance evaluations, hiring, and discipline, ensuring consistent application of both relevant employment law and Thistle policy.
    • Works to implement and champion new and existing initiatives across production teams
    • Works cross-functionally with Production, Pack and Facilities to ensure proper receiving, hand off, QA and other organizational GMPs and standards are met
    • Ensure accuracy of manifests, documentation logs and ensures all team employees understands their functionalities.
    • Extremely knowledgeable of relevant SOPs 
    • Have consistent communication with the team for issues and work with the management to resolve them to keep high morals in the workplace.
    • Troubleshoot and/or address any challenges in real time with the support of Management
    • Be an active participant in weekly manager meetings and maintain open lines of communication within Slack
    • Preform plate area audits to be compliance with GMP, Food safety and Safety regulations.
    • Requires prolonged sitting or standing, physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects.
    • Requires stooping, kneeling, bending or reaching
    • This role works in a refrigerated environment
What You'll Bring
    • Experience in supervising employees and working knowledge of California wage & time law.
    • Desire to grow into managerial positions and develop leadership skills
    • Strong communication skills that put people first and ability to balance empathy and direct feedback in order to both support and advocate for the team and also maintain consistent standards of performance.
    • Ability to form effective working relationships with a cross-functional team
    • Ability to adhere to company SOPs and implement new initiatives as needed
    • You bring your A-game every day and encourage your team to do the same
    • You have a California or equivalent Food Handlers Certification
    • You can work a flexible schedule including weekend or early morning shifts
    • Positive attitude to encourage, empower and motivate team
    • Willingness to support team in personal and professional growth
Job Details
    • This is an exempt position required to make managerial decisions and participate in departmental administrative work.
    • Join a diverse, passionate & driven team of all backgrounds
    • Generous Employee Discount 
    • Team-building and Frequent Wellness Events(remote-friendly)
    • Comprehensive health benefits(medical, dental, vision) to fit your needs
    • Flexible Time Off & Parental Leave Policy
    • Competitive salary & equity package
    • Apple equipment
Diversity and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we'll do our best and most impactful work when we feel we're represented and we belong. We're proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Thistle Health Inc.


Vacaville, CA



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