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Production Supervisor in Loves Park, IL at thfoods

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

shift:3rd Shift

Position Summary:

The Production Supervisor at TH Foods Inc. is responsible for ensuring plant production is obtained at or above expected levels, in a safe manner, the quality of the product is within company and food safety standards and is completed within or below budget for materials and labor. The Production Supervisor is the critical factor in providing a positive work environment in which employee problems are recognized and responded to effectively, all employees understand their responsibilities and performance expectations, are enabled to perform their jobs effectively, and are encouraged to share and act upon their ideas for improvement.


Essential Duties and Requirements include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Produce high quality safe products through maximizing the use of all resources.                    
  • Maintain quality specifications for all product lines.                                  
  • Maintain safety standards for plant conditions and employee practices.                      
  • Utilize initiative and influence to drive results and promote
  • continuous improvement.                                                                         
  • Coach individual development and build operational teams to
  • achieve business results and workforce effectiveness.                                
  • Utilize expertise to solve operational problems, optimize systems, and plan for future requirements                                             
  • Ensure attainment of planned production goals.
  • Ensure all SQF quality standards and process procedures are maintained.
  • Control waste generated during production.
  • Involve the work force in developing improvements.
  • Achieve cost improvement goals through optimizing labor productivity and expense control.
  • Maintain and continuously improve areas, which impact on Team Member safety.
  • Ensure that proper training is given to all employees.
  • Employ a team building technique while managing the business.
  • Ensure that employees are aware of their performance levels through regular communications as well as annual on time formal appraisals.
  • Drive to attain key performance indicators goals.
  • Develop back up personnel for all key positions.
  • Ensure inventory transactions are correctly done on time and satisfy Company objectives.
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and turned in daily.
  • Responsible for recognizing and reporting and correcting food safety and employee safety issues
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory responsibilities for a crew of Machine Operators and Packers.



Job Requirements


  • Proven leadership skills.
  • 2 - 4 years experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Possess good communications skills, verbal and written.
  • Able to apply various numerical analytical problem solving methods.
  • Experience in the use of personal computers.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment  

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Ability

High School diploma or equivalent is required. College Degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Five to seven years in plant operations and production in the Food Industry is required. Ten or more years of supervisory production experience for a similar size company is preferred.