Pinnacle Foods

Production Supervisor 2nd shift

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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.



The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day to day management of production operations on shift. This position will ensure employees work safely, manufacturing process and production quality standards are consistent with corporate objectives and are in full compliance with all food safety and regulatory requirements. This position is a key member of the management team at the facility.


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

  • Supervise all production activities in accordance with corporate and plant programs and standards concerning safety, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Actively promote plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Adheres to corporate Quality, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.      
  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to associates for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships.
  • Communicate daily with other Shift Supervisors to ensure good information flow between shifts.
  • Manage staffing levels and assign responsibilities to employees, as required to meet planned production schedules.
  • Manage training and development, assessment and motivation of production associates. Ensure effective sanitation training for team members.      
  • Conduct annual evaluations of associates.
  • Apply disciplinary actions in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Review shift activities and results, making adjustments as required for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor employees working hours and adjust as necessary in payroll system.
  • 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 held products with appropriate plant personnel.
  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and line-driven accountability.
  • Develop and plan employee schedule for weekly work assignments.
  • Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as appropriate.


  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a food processing environment.
  • Professional experience within packaging/food products industry, preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies, preferred.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.  
  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and others, demonstrating a dedication to achievement of results.
  • Hands on leadership style.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Ability to analyze data and information and make effective and timely decisions.
  • Solid systems understanding and ability to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.
  • 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.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred, but not a requirement.



  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Production Management, Industrial Technology, Engineering or related field, preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of B.S. Degree.


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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