Production Supervisor


JOB REQUIREMENTS: At Saputo, our best comes from our people. Were a
talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence.Since
our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, weve grown into a
leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that
defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition
of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an
environment where we can all make contributions that matter-from our
manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.
The Production Supervisor in Franklin WI will be a key stakeholder for a
new 340,000 square foot conversion facility that is slated to open in
2023 and will play an integral part of Saputos strategy to optimize
its cheese network in North America. Saputo has a strong history in
Wisconsin and are proud to be expanding our footprint in this area. The
Production Supervisor directly supervises production employees to
maximize productivity on assigned shifts and areas. This includes
planning, assigning, and directing work, addressing, and resolving
product and employee concerns. This person carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the Companys policies, OSHA
regulations and applicable laws. How you will make contributions that
matter… Works with plant management and other supervisory staff to
assign, direct, review, and monitor work of supervised staff to maximize
productivity in the plant. Ensures proper procedures are in place and
being followed for production efficiency, quality of product, employee
safety, and state and federal guidelines. Inspects products to verify
conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments to
machines. Coordinate and communicate production schedules and
estimates worker hour requirements for completion of production run
assignments. Evaluate and anticipate production volume adjustments,
daily assignment of duties; establishes or adjusts work procedures to
meet production run schedules. Using ERP system, complete production
data entry results and reporting to include production results, volume,
OEE, planned/unplanned downtime by product type and order. Complete
and review production/packaging records, Master Cleaning Sanitation
Lists, schedules, accident reports and investigations, and any other
documents. Coordinate and conduct employee training (i.e. job,
safety, etc.) and monitor work performance. Recommends improvements
to production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
Using CI methods, analyze, identify, and communicate root cause and
preventive measures to proactively resolve work problems. Maintains
time and production records as required. Collaborates
cross-functionally with other departments to meet performance
objectives. Provide supervision of assigned employees in scheduling
and daily activities, ensuring effective selection, retention, feedback,
and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists,
may participate in grievances solutions or other contract related
activities and discussions. Ensure consistent application of company
policies and procedures. Support employee progressive disciplinary
action activities in partnership with Human Resources. Promote safety
programs and policies to reduce the number of safety incidents and
near-misses. Trains and instructs employees regarding production and
equipment standards and processes. Oversees instruction, implementation,
and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees. Engages in
the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning,
evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating. To view the full
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