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Supervisor Production- Plover Potato - Wisconsin Rapids, WI


McCain Foods USA, Inc.



Position Title: Supervisor Production- Plover Potato

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Position Location: Plover

Requisition ID: 5492



Receives product from Processing and coordinate the packaging of same according to the pre-established pack plan. This is accomplished with a minimum number of employees in a safe and efficient manner within quality and sanitation guidelines in a manner incorporating McCain’s MCE continuous improvement strategy.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Train, provide guidance, and counsel employees in a manner that assures maximum development and utilization of talent.
  • Achieve production standards in a safe, efficient manner while maintaining quality and sanitation standards.
  • Operate within established quality standards to maintain lowest possible held, repacked or dumped product.
  • Assure that departmental safety meetings are being implemented.
  • Direct the Production/Quality employees, schedule weekend work, overtime, clean-up or regular production.
  • Complete necessary reports including Quality accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate upward, laterally, and downward all pertinent and necessary information.
  • Facilitate all Quality labs and equipment up-keep, purchase and replace equipment, Quality supplies and distribution as needed.
  • Achieve correct daily product cuttings, test runs on product and equipment while gathering data for projects.
  • Facilitate corporate investigations, concerns, consumer complaints and foreign material documentation.
  • Coordinate equipment malfunctions with the Maintenance Department to minimize downtime.
  • Be familiar with cribbed product in cold storage and insure available dry supplies to gain optimum results. Utilize bulk product as the ability to do so arises.
  • Know the status of product in production at all times.
  • Guide the efforts of clean-up and paint crews in a safe and efficient manner during shutdown.
  • Communicate McCain goals, MCE philosophy and objectives to the employees.




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.


The incumbent maintains a good working relationship with all Production Supervisors, the Sanitation Supervisor, Quality, Maintenance and the Human Resources Department. An external relationship is maintained with Americold.


The incumbent maintains a degree of autonomy to meet fluctuating needs and to achieve a standard product flow through the various stages of Production and to Americold.


The incumbent demonstrates a strong background in employee relations, exhibits tact and good judgment, and functions in an atmosphere of firm, honest and fair relationships.

The greatest challenge to this position is to establish good lines of communication with other Supervisors and all employees by using the Company philosophy of MCE while maintaining standards of production and a safe, efficient environment within quality and sanitation guidelines.



  • Authority to hire and discipline employees in consultation with the Shift Managers and Human Resources.
  • Authority to enforce McCain policies and procedures.
  • Has authority to start or stop lines under the direction of and accountable to the Shift Managers.



  • Costing & budgeting knowledge
  • Communicating for Results
  • Conflict Resolution

SPC Responsibilities

  • As a member of the leadership team at the facility, your participation in the continuous improvement process is expected. This includes taking an active role in process improvement initiatives, employee training and upgrading your current skill base.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Manufacturing
Division: Greater North America
Department: Production Lines Pkg A
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Wisconsin Rapids

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.



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