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Production Supervisor

Resume REQUIRED to be considered for this position,

Location: Lenoir, North Carolina

Purpose & Scope:

This position is responsible for assuring all procedures are followed in achieving the highest level or productivity in the most cost-efficient manner possible while still maintaining the specification of the customer. Make sure all reporting requirements are met for area of supervision.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and direction to the production floor personnel

  • Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, disciplining employees; initiating, coordination and enforcing systems, policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain training programs in conjunction with the HR/Safety department to ensure all the personnel have the necessary skills to perform their duties safely and productively

  • Coordinate daily production floor activities and delegate assignments to production personnel

  • Communicate clear expectations to production personnel, keep them informed of matters pertaining to their job and develop personnel growth opportunities

  • Monitor employee work performance relative to expectation and maintain product workflow through the facility

  • Ensure material handlers supply the workstations with material quickly and efficiently

  • Monitor and enforce safety practices and policies

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times by educating and directing personnel

  • Ensure equipment and tools are in good working order and available for use when required.

  • Ensure all stations are producing product to the company’s quality standards

  • Continuously evaluate and modify plant workflow for increased throughput and productivity

  • Monitor and enforce work start, break and stop times of the production floor personnel

  • Monitor tidiness of the workstations and machines

  • Coordinate cleanups where necessary fill our maintenance requests as necessary

  • Attend and participate in regular production meetings

  • Work in a fast paced environment with fast changing priorities

  • Issue PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as well as tools as necessary

  • Lead the production floor personnel and maintain a positive work atmosphere

  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

  • Position reports to and works closely with Production Superintendent

  • Uphold all ISO and OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above

  • Balance Quality, Productivity, Cost, Safety and Morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Work to continuously improve in all areas

  • Manage departmental performances measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to manager

  • Perform accident investigations

  • Maintain proper inventory levels

  • Manage department priorities

  • Track absenteeism and timekeeping


  • Leadership

  • Performance Management

  • Problem Solving & Analysis

  • Results Driven

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Time Management

  • Technical Capacity

  • Learning Orientation

Working Conditions:

  • Production and maintenance settings

  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives

  • Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises


Experience: 1-2 years proven supervisory experience in the Beef or Pork industry

Special Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally in English

  • Bilingual skills helpful

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills

  • Computer knowledge required

  • Good organizational skills

  • Ability to work 50+ hours

  • Good attendance and safety records

Manages: Production employees