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Production Floor Supervisor

Van Holten's Madison, WI
  • Expired: 10 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are seeking a bi-lingual, production minded floor supervisor to join our growing team in Waterloo, WI.

JOB SUMMARY: The Production Floor Supervisor directly supervises production employees to maximize productivity. This includes communicating job expectations, coaching and training employees, assigning and directing work, addressing product and employee issues and resolving problems.

HOURS / 4 DAY WORK WEEK: 1st shift Monday through Thursday 5:30 - 4:00


  • Work with plant management and other supervisory staff to assign, direct, review and monitor work of supervised staff to maximize productivity in the plant
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources
  • Promote and enforce food safety policies in accordance with HACCP & SQF standards
  • Initiate and foster cooperation within and between departments
  • Train and instruct employees regarding production and equipment standards and processes
  • Maintain efficient workflows while always seeking opportunities for improvement
  • Recommend improvements to production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs in a timely manner
  • Accurately conduct line audits
  • Accurately complete all assigned production paperwork
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications
  • Maintain employee relations by following the terms of the union collective bargaining agreement
  • Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems
  • Collaborate with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Promote employee safety programs and policies in order to minimize safety incidents
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • At least one year of supervisory experience
  • Production & efficiency mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Skilled in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead, coach, influence, motivate, develop, and engage a team of employees
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions


  • Related course work in manufacturing or supervisory skills
  • Experience in the food processing industry
  • Experience with food safety programs is a big plus (SQF. BRC, etc.)
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA compliance

Van Holten's

Why Work Here?

Make an impact at successful family owned pickle company!

Van Holten’s is a successful, stable, family owned food manufacturer located 25 minutes east of Madison, in Waterloo, WI. We are the maker, marketer, and inventor of the Pickle-In-A-Pouch, Pickle Cutz, VH Pickleback, and Pickle-Ice. As we grow, we are committed to preserving our culture focused on mutual respect, encouraging a positive work life balance for our associates, achieving superior results and creating an atmosphere that makes people proud to work here.


703 W Madison St Waterloo, WI 53594
Madison, WI