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Production Supervisor
Rolling Meadows, IL

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Direct Hire

$75,000 - $90,000 / yr

Production Supervisor

About Us:

Set sail on a thrilling adventure with a leading innovator in the food processing industry. We’re on the hunt for a spirited and seasoned professional to captain our production operations, ensuring the highest standards of productivity, quality, and efficiency. Join our crew and embark on a journey where your skills will truly shine!

Your Mission:

  • Schedule Captain: Steer our production schedule to ensure timely deliveries and maintain impeccable, accurate manufacturing documentation.
  • Innovation Buccaneer: Constantly explore and implement ways to improve our manufacturing processes, boosting quality and streamlining production.
  • Strategic Navigator: Develop and recommend clever strategies to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and make the best use of our crew and equipment.
  • Documentation Quartermaster: Lead the charge in developing, training, and implementing all manufacturing documentation, from work instructions and job descriptions to training checklists and batch sheets.
  • Performance Lookout: Keep a watchful eye on key operating metrics with regular reports, and craft action plans to address any issues.
  • Batch Commander: Oversee the making and filling of batches to support our production schedule, ensuring everything runs as smoothly as a calm sea.

Leadership Adventures:

  • Goal Setter: Chart goals and action plans to keep our crew’s skills sharp and their development ongoing.
  • Mentor and Evaluator: Conduct performance reviews, handle disciplinary issues with a steady hand, and develop action plans to boost performance.
  • Talent Utilizer: Optimize job assignments to ensure our crew is being used most effectively based on operational needs.
  • Safety Enforcer: Ensure all crew members follow safe work practices and all operations comply with Good Manufacturing Practices and health, safety, and environmental regulations.

What You Bring:

  • 4+ years in batch manufacturing, preferably in food, chemicals, consumer products or related processing environments
  • 2+ years in a supervisory role.
  • Hands-on experience with blending and mixing manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ERP systems.
  • A solid understanding of various manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures, with the ability to work within an accredited quality environment (e.g., Lean Manufacturing, ISO).
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects within budget and time constraints.
  • A knack for solving practical problems and making sound decisions on the fly.
  • A collaborative spirit with the ability to partner effectively with crew members, management, and cross-functional teams.
  • High School diploma or GED required. Forklift experience is a plus.

Ready to embark on an adventurous career in the production world? Apply now and join our crew for an exciting journey!



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