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Production Supervisor
Alsip, IL

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$85,000 - $105,000 / yr

Production Supervisor

  • $2 Billion national foods manufacturer that has been in business for 102 years has a need for a 3rd shift Production Supervisor
  • They have 13 facilities nationwide and this is the largest operation with it being over 2,000,000 sqf and offering a ton of growth potential
  • Our client offers fantastic benefits, stability, growth and a great team atmosphere.
  • This job is open due to a pending retirement
  • LOCAL candidates only


  • Fantastic Work-life balance; Never rarely work a Saturday or Sunday!
  • Monday – Friday job
  • 40-45-hour work weeks
  • Great salary with great PTO
  • Fantastic benefits including a 401K and pension plan 


  • Manage, direct and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
  • Manage, lead, coach, train and develop a team of 15-20 union employees
  • Coordinate with Scheduler to ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring & training employees; planning, assigning & directing work; appraising performance; rewarding & disciplining employees; addressing complaints & resolving problems.
  • Ensure all production data is gathered and reported correctly on a daily basis.
  • Support & improve upon quality initiatives designed to meet plant goals.
  • Ensures safety programs are implemented effectively, reviewed regularly and revised as necessary.
  • Utilize lean, six-sigma, quality methodologies and other continuous improvement tools to track KPI’s, metrics and improve OEE efficiencies


  • HS diploma required
  • Excellent leadership skills with skills to coach, teach and develop employees; union experience is preferred  
  • 5-10+ years manufacturing supervision experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools.  Lean or Six-sigma certifications
  • Good verbal & interpersonal communication skills; ability to work well in group situations; ability to deal effectively with conflict in mature & consistent manner.
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
  • Must be open to 3rd shift (11 pm – 7 am)


  • BS/BA in operations, business, engineering or related education
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI’s, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Knowledgeable of GMP’s, FDA, AIB, USDA, SQF and OSHA regulations

























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