Tree Top 12 reviews - Wenatchee, WA 98801
OF THE POSITION:
The Production Supervisor is responsible for
supervising the plant production and maintenance on a production shift. The
Production Supervisor will be accountable for implementing the plant
production plan, producing safe, quality products, maintaining a safe work
environment, developing a team oriented work force, meeting customer
quality/service expectations, developing and implementing process
improvements, accomplishing plant productivity goals, building plant/shift
communications, identifying and solving operational issues and delivering
This position reports to the Senior Production
Supervisor or Manufacturing Manager and supervises hourly plant employees.
The position may work closely with all plant staff, human resources,
accounting, planning, logistics, sales, equipment/supply vendors,
contractors, or auditors.
(The essential functions listed below are not intended
to reflect all duties that may be assigned to this position. Tree Top may
augment duties, including essential functions, at its discretion.)
Supervise and monitor the daily operations to meet
production and customers’ needs, including scheduling, materials, and
staging of fruit.Approve
and ensure adherence to production schedules.Supervise
hourly employees’ performance related to hourly throughputs, food safety,
and quality and process checks, and coordinates their schedules, time
approval, and vacation planning to ensure proper coverage.
Measure plant production efficiencies and provide
communication to supervisors and employees regarding plant performance.Prepare paperwork
and review daily, weekly and monthly production and financial reports that
focus on customer complaints, yield, labor, and throughputs.
Provide leadership and supervision of plant employees.Manage goals and
objectives for staff.Provide formal and informal
feedback through coaching, monitoring and evaluating job results.
Maintain (GMP, SQF, SOP, SSOP, OSHA, State Department
of Agriculture, USDA, and state/federal regulations) compliance in
auditable areas including, but not limited to: food safety audits, GMP
audits, plant inspections, LOTO audits, and sanitation audits.
Participate in routine meetings, which may include
production meetings, safety, training and development, etc.
Identify and implement capital, continuous improvement,
and cost containment projects.Ensure
that waste and production costs are minimized.
Have regular attendance and work appropriate number of
hours to get the essential functions completed.
Perform under the Working Conditions described below.
( Incumbents may not perform all the following
functions listed below ):
Manage raw fruit to achieve optimal throughputs in
blending with apple pressures, decay, stem bowl crack, stickers, fruit
varieties, and apple sizes.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTRY:
Principles and practices of food manufacturing,
including: food safety, quality, manufacturing concepts
Working knowledge of FDA and OSHA regulations, GMPs,
Sanitation, and HACCP.
Understanding of associated processing and maintenance
equipment and engineering.
Principles and practices of financial and manufacturing
Principles and practices of financial forecasting and
Principles and practices of inventory planning,
production scheduling, production metrics, and production system variables,
balancing, and optimizing.
Principles and practices of continuous improvement
concepts and related application technique.
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and
Effectively manage and lead multiple projects with
multidisciplinary teams toward a shared goal.
Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
Identify, research, and analyze problems, identify
alternative solutions, and project consequences of proposed actions.
Effectively organize, plan, and execute.
Use computers and computer software including word
processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Meet behaviors established in Tree Top’s performance
management and development process.
EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION/LICENSES, AND TRAINING:
A Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Operations,
Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field is preferred.
Minimum of 1-3 years of food processing experience.
Supervisory experience in a food manufacturing facility
First Aid/CPR and Forklift trainings are preferred.
SQF, Ammonia Fit, Food Safety, Sensory Evaluation,
and/or HACCP training and certification are preferred.
Constantly works in a manufacturing/plant environment
and may frequently have exposures to an office, lab, or outdoors
Occasionally deals with highly confidential information
Constantly works under tight time constraints or with
business activities of a seasonal/cyclical nature
Occasionally travels, including overnight stays, to
other worksites, for off-site meetings, and for training purposes
Occasionally works with dissatisfied or angry customers
Frequently works from home
Physical requirements of the job:
Constantly lifts up to 10 pounds, frequently lifts up
to 50 pounds, and may occasionally lift over 100 pounds with assistance
Vision requirements: Constantly uses far vision,
near vision, color vision, and/or depth perception
May constantly climbs, talks, stands, walks, and/or
May frequently types and/or uses repetitive hand
May occasionally lifts, crouches, pulls, kneels,
reaches, pushes, stoops, grasps, crawls, sits, and/or drives
Types of exposures encountered on the job:
Constantly has exposures to loud machine/equipment noise, frequently has
exposures to extreme heat/cold temperatures, toxic or caustic chemicals,
and/or electrical current, and occasionally has exposures to needle sticks,
human blood and pathogens, and/or odors or fumes
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the
essential duties of this job with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation
will be evaluated on an individual basis and depends, in part, on the
specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability
and the ability of the department/division to accommodate the limitation.
Tree Top is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status
in accordance with law.