Pinnacle Foods

Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

US-AR-Fayetteville
Job ID
2017-5335
Category
Operations

Overview

We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.

 

At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.

 

SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

This position is responsible for managing all production activities on a designated shift. The scope of this position includes all phases of production, including processing, packaging, case packing, and palletizing. The Supervisor will also have direct oversight of all hourly employees in an assigned area and shift.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned

  • Supervise all production activities in accordance with corporate and plant policies, programs, and standards concerning safety, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships.
  • Actively promote plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Actively promote adherence to corporate Quality, Sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.
  • Manage staffing levels to current labor standards requirements.
  • Assign responsibilities to team members, as required to meet planned production schedules.
  • Coordinate the proper training of team members within the assigned department.
  • Apply disciplinary actions in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Review shift activities and results, making adjustments as required for continuous improvement.
  • Investigate production delays and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Keep management informed of the status of production and promptly notify management of issues impacting production.
  • Coordinate the storage and rework of quality control hold products with appropriate plant personnel.
  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and line-driven accountability.
  • Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as appropriate.
  • Track and analyze appropriate data to support meeting department targets for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost

Qualifications

LEADER ATTRIBUTES:

 

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Belief in teaching and coaching others
  • Self- motivated and able to motivate/inspire others
  • Collaborative team player
  • Good conflict management skills
  • Strives to continuously improve as a leader
  • Able to effectively give and receive feedback

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Two (2) to Three (3) plus years of leading employees in a manufacturing environment.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience. Preferred experience in food production/packaging environment and/or automotive.
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement methodologies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel and/or demonstrate the ability to learn multiple computer applications.

 

 

SKILLS & PROFECIENCIES:

 

  • Ability to analyze data and information, and to make effective and timely decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Solid problem solving, project management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.

 

 

EDUCATION:

Associate degree required in any related field (Engineering; Industrial; Business.)  Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position provides direct supervision to production personnel. In the absence of other functional supervisors (i.e. Maintenance, Warehouse, etc.), the Supervisor may be required to provide assistance and direction to ensure work continues and is completed as needed for the business. The Supervisor will be responsible for communicating to their immediate manager of situations that come up.

 

 

Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.



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