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Supervisor, Production - Newman, CA 95360






Job Description:

  • Promote the plantís safety programs to ensure

workplace safety; audit and inspect the work areas 
to ensure that a safe work environment is maintained 
and all plant safety rules are followed. 

  • Effectively monitor and maintain cost, quality and

environment of the department. 

  • Directly supervise the activities of the Cheese,

Packaging, Milk Receiving, UF, and Whey department 

  • Schedule and monitor personnel to ensure proper


  • Coach and discipline employees in a fair and

consistent manner in accordance with company values, 
policies, procedures, work rules and collective 
bargaining agreements. 

  • Ensure that production and packaging requirements

are fulfilled according to schedule. 

  • Ensure proper set-up of processes, to include

machinery, computers and product. 

  • Ensure that food safety, GMP and sanitation

policies, processes and procedures are met. 

  • Coordinate and conduct employee training (i.e.

processes, workplace safety, food safety etc.) and 
monitor work performance. 

  • Communicate and interact effectively with

department, plant and company personnel to ensure 
smooth operation of the process. 

  • Complete all assigned paperwork, including

production/packaging records, Master Cleaning 
Sanitation Lists, schedules, incident reports and 
investigations, and any other paperwork deemed 

  • Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as

deemed necessary. 

Job Requirements:

  • Values that align with Saputo culture: Efficiency

through Simplicity, Family Environment, Ownership 
and Commitment, Hands-on Approach, Passion. 

  • Bachelorís Degree in Dairy Manufacturing, Dairy

Science, Food Science or a related field, or 
equivalent experience preferred with a minimum three 
(3) years of supervisory experience in a 
cheese/dairy/food production environment. Previous 
sanitation experience is preferred. 

  • Working knowledge and proficient with computer

programs (i.e. MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Maestro, 

  • Ability to problem-solve, perform root cause

analysis and make timely, informed decisions. 

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise, lead

and build relationships at all levels within the 

  • Ability to understand and execute cost containment

programs and budget. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in


  • Ability to work all shifts as needed.
  • Self-motivated; has accurate self insight; builds

organizational talent by teaching and coaching; is 
customer/quality oriented, maintains a positive 
disposition and is persuasive. 

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as

independently with good time management, 
prioritization, follow-up and organizational skills.


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