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Production Supervisor - Dairy Manufacturing - SD #3221

Anderson Recruiting Associates
Big Stone City, South Dakota, 57216, United States
January 13, 2017

Posted By Premium Recruiter


Production Supervisor Dairy Manufacturing needed! Job#3221

Location: Big Stone South Dakota

Compensation: Competitive

Relocation: Available


* Work with the Production Manager to effectively monitor and maintain cost, quality and environment of the department.

* Supervise employees to meet performance expectations by providing strong leadership, decision-making ability, and performance coaching and counseling.

* Coordinate and monitor scheduling of the personnel to ensure proper staffing; identify staffing needs; and proactively facilitate job transfers.

* Ensure that production and packaging requirements are fulfilled according to schedule.

* Ensure proper set-up of the process, to include machinery, computers and product schedule.

* Promote safety programs and policies in order to reduce employee accidents and injuries by providing safety training and enforcing safety practices/rules at all times.

* Promote Good Manufacturing Practices in order to ensure the quality and integrity of product by providing quality training and enforcing GMP's at all times.

* Coordinate and conduct employee training (i.e. job, safety, etc.) and monitor work performance; determine need for additional training and/or ensure training completion.

* Assume an active role in plant Safety Programs, including leadership of plant Safety Teams

* Communicate effectively with department, plant and company personnel to ensure smooth operation of the process.

* Complete all assigned paperwork, including production/packaging records, Master Cleaning Sanitation Lists, schedules, accident reports and investigations, and any other paperwork/documentation deemed necessary.

* Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as required.


* Values that align with the company culture: Efficiency through simplicity, family environment, ownership and commitment, hands on approach and passion.

* A degree in Operations or Supervisory Management or a similar field, or equivalent experience is preferred.

* Supervisory/leadership experience in a food manufacturing/packaging environment - preferably in the dairy industry.

* Ability to evaluate production/packaging processes and determine the most efficient method of accomplishing goals.

* Ability to lead, influence and inspire people, and promote quality, safety, and teamwork.

* Ability to identify, define, and solve problems.

* Ability to evaluate and develop employee skills and abilities in order to better utilize the available work force.

* Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and varied shifts.

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

* Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.

* Strong working knowledge of computer programs (i.e. Manufacturing System, Excel, Word, etc.)

* Strong time management and organizational skills.

BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS: (Candidates must answer)

1. A degree in Operations or Supervisory Management or a similar field, or equivalent experience is preferred.


2. Supervisory experience in a food manufacturing or packaging environment. Preferably in the dairy industry.


3. Ability to evaluate production and packaging processes and determine the most efficient method of accomplishing goals.


4. Salary expectations.


Please send resume in Word format to as an attachment and include salary, phone number and reference Job #3221. candidates must also provide responses to the employer's BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS