Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Job Location US-MO-St. Joseph
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The Department Supervisor is responsible for departmental operations, production, safety and policy enforcement for the assigned department. The Supervisor will maintain department work schedules ensures proper documentation. Other responsibilities include; ensuring daily reports are being completed accurately and timely, ensure Department weekly time sheets are properly filled out and approved. Work closely and assist in coordination of the activities of the maintenance. Plan and review departmental project work with the Production Manager. Administer HACCP and GMP policies. Schedule daily production schedules in CAT2 and M3 based on customer orders. Conduct daily meetings with department direct reports on KPI's and Safety. Maintain high standards of excellence, attention to detail and the willingness/flexibility to work through peak work cycles.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises employees under the direction of the Production Manager. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training new employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving problems.


REASONING ABILITY: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to make decisions on routine matters of policies. Ability to define and solve practical problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables in handling situations.


DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES: Must work primarily in a supervisory capacity. Have the authority to remove employees from an eminent danger condition. Have informal contact daily with supervisor and other department supervisors. Changes involving programs, policies, and procedures require higher approval. Good organizational and writing skills necessary to track and document production reports.



  • Overseeing day to day department operations, identifying problems and developing and implementing corrective and preventative measures.
  • Ensure department personnel follow the established procedures for start up, operation, and shutdown of the department.
  • Follow production reports and troubleshoot any issues during operation. Offers potential solutions and reports any issues daily to Production Manager.
  • Ensure prescribed checks and monitoring of all operating equipment are carried out as required.
  • Establishes and ensures that safety policies and procedures are always followed.
  • Coordinate all employee activities and training for department, with the help of the training department.
  • Maintain proper records and logs of activities and operating conditions, and down time.
  • Prepare and maintain updated production schedules.
  • Understand, support and help implement/maintain the Quality Management System (QMS), ERP, Operating Policies, and Daily's safety programs.
  • Understand, support and help implement goals and objectives, and continuous improvement plans and activities.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed by management.




EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent is Required, two (2) or more years related experience and/or training in supervisory roles. Prior experience in bacon production or further processed meats is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret in the English language correspondence, general business reports, professional journals, technical procedures or
Government regulations. Ability to write clear, accurate and concise reports and business correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, consultants, and technicians, and direct production reports. Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical formulas to practical situations.


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