Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Chicago, IL

Posted: 01/25/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 26.23DW Pay Rate: 68,000 - 72,000 Experience:

Job Description

Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift

Production Supervisor is responsible for daily production in responsibility on new sandwich line with full automated production.

Leading and training production team members in the production area of responsibility ensuring the efficient and safe manufacturing of quality products in a manner that is consistent with company policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Seeks resolution of team member concerns to create an environment that expresses care, concern and consistency toward all team members
  • Promotes cooperation and dedication to superior workmanship among all team members
  • Provides training for team members on company policies, rules, regulations and job specific duties and responsibilities
  • Audits performance to verify knowledge transfer and adherence to training
  • Initiates needed maintenance work orders and monitors maintenance activities
  • Attains all budgeted and standard operating costs
  • Monitors and enforces adherence to GMP’s and specifications. Maintains high levels of sanitation, housekeeping and product quality
  • Arranges for materials and supplies needed for daily production
  • Reviews and approves new methods and standards. Utilizes teamwork for improvements
  • Assures team members are paid correctly, reviewing time sheets, payroll and labor costs
  • Works with the HR department on team member staffing, care, benefits, pay, discipline, etc. Properly documents team member activities for attendance and discipline.  Provides documents to HR for inclusion in team member’s files.  Administrates team member vacation and leave programs
  • Follow daily work schedule and reports variances
  • Encourages best use of energy and resources with minimal waste
  • Inform team members about company and department activities and events
  • Accurate data reporting and follow-up on all department inventories, production, costs, meat and supply usages, variances, time, payroll, projects, quality issues, etc.

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at

JO:  26.23DW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • Ability to lead a team of resourceful and skilled team members
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision
  • Must be able to problem solve
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands
  • Computer skills including Google Suite
  • Knowledge of timekeeping system
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop others
  • Coaching and performance management experience is a plus
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer / pre-employment drug test and background screen

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at

JO:  26.23DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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