Job Description

Packaging Supervisor

Position:      Packaging Supervisor reports to Packaging Manager
Shift/days:   2nd shift including Saturday

This position is responsible for supervising all packaging activities. This position provides direct supervision to 30 or more production personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Supervise all packaging activities in accordance with corporate and plant policies as well as safety, quality.
  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness.
  • Actively promote plant safety.
  • Actively promote adherence to corporate Quality, Sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.
  • Assign responsibilities to team members, as required to meet planned production schedules.
  • Coordinate and supervise pre-production, equipment set-up,
  • 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.
  • Keep management informed of the status of production and promptly notify management of issues impacting production.
  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and line-driven accountability.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain high expectations for self and others, demonstrating a dedication to achievement of results.
  • Ability to analyze data and information, and to make effective and timely decisions.
  • Ability to use innovative approaches to resolve problems.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Solid problem solving, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.

 


Oversees and supervises safety initiatives, including but not limited:

  • Participates in safety meetings and dialogs, performs Job Hazard Analysis, and performs Incident Investigations as needed to maintain the safest work environment possible
  • Takes ownership of safety processes; performs maintenance safety program audits (Lockout/Tag out, Fall Protection, PPE).
  • Ensure machinery in area is safe and working optimally; maintain constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.

Experience/Education:

  • High School diploma and/or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years in packaging/manufacturing environment/supervisory experience, preferred
  • Technical school experience, preferred

Packaging equipment

  • Labelers
  • Box erectors
  • VFFS machines
  • Case closing equipment
  • X-ray systems
  • Check weighers
  • Experience with sanitation, packaging/food products

Application Instructions

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