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Production Supervisor

Posted: October 26, 2022
The Production Supervisor is responsible for the activities of workers on a specific shift, under the direction of the Production Manager and Operations Manager, with responsibility for the day-to-day operations for production.
Location: Spokane, WA

Openings:

Swing Shift- Spokane

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manages day-to-day production activities for a specific shift, under the direction of the Operations Manager.
  • Supervises production employees in the manufacture and packaging of products.
  • Provides leadership for employees through effective communication, coaching, and training and development.
  • In coordination with Human Resources, hires and trains employees for assigned shift, delivers performance evaluations, administers disciplinary actions, and terminates employees, as warranted.
  • Ensures appropriate staffing levels based on production needs. Creates and maintains weekly production schedule.
  • Effectively uses labor, materials, and support services to meet quality standards, production schedules, and profit plans.
  • Provides technical guidance for production operators, including troubleshooting.
  • Provides production metrics as requested.
  • Promotes and participates on continuous improvement teams (CIT).
  • Leads by example by promoting good manufacturing principles.
  • Ensures compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery at the lowest possible cost.
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure schedules are met.
  • Ensure compliance with GMP, QSR/ISO, FDA, OSHA, and all other regulatory requirements, in accordance with company policy.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field, or an equivalent combination of experience/education preferred.
  • Minimum one year supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a FDA manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Must be able to pass Better Process Control School course pertaining to FDA regulations applying to low acid and acidified foods within 30 days of hire.
  • Knowledge of GMP regulations.
  • Experience with materials and inventory management, production scheduling, and preventive maintenance.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Process manufacturing experience preferred.Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques preferred.
  • Proven knowledge of materials and inventory management, production scheduling, and preventive maintenance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient with computer systems and the ability to use programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, modeling, graphics and presentation software.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently required to sit, talk, and hear.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Vision ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those individuals who are disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of this job.

Alternatively, you may apply via email. Please send your completed Employment Application (PDF) or resume to careers@unicep.com.

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