Supervisor - Wenatchee, WA 98801
PURPOSE 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, maintaining a safe work environment,
developing a team-oriented workforce, 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 training programs.
This position reports to the
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. It is the responsibility of every employee at Tree Top Inc. to
report food safety and food quality problems or risks to personnel with the
authority to initiate action against these said possible risks. Tree Top has
identified personnel that will serve as backups for key personnel in the
event that said employee is absent or unavailable. These provisions can be
found within the organizational chart. Tree Top may augment duties, including
essential functions, at its discretion.)
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 and quality and
process checks, and coordinates their schedules, time approval, and
vacation planning to ensure proper coverage.
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.
leadership and supervision of plant hourly employees. Manage goals and
objectives for staff. Provide formal and informal feedback through
coaching, monitoring, and evaluating job results.
(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.
Control: Develop and implement SOP’s and SSOP’s relevant to the area of
responsibility. Ensure appropriate documents are stored and approved
within the Intelex system. Ensure appropriate personnel is adequately
trained to all relevant approved documents.
Ensure compliance to, and enforcement of all company policies and
procedures concerning cGMP’s, food safety, and all appropriate
in routine meetings, which may include production meetings, safety,
training, and development, etc.
and implement capital, continuous improvement, and cost containment
projects. Ensure that waste and production costs are minimized.
under the Working Conditions described below.
assigned Sanitation responsibilities: Ensure the execution of all
cleaning and sanitation activities comply with corporate and plant
policies and procedures.
raw fruit to achieve optimal throughputs in blending with apple
pressures, decay, stem bowl crack, stickers, fruit varieties, and apple
QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTRY:
and practices of food manufacturing, including food safety, quality,
knowledge of FDA and OSHA regulations, GMPs, Sanitation, and HACCP.
of associated processing and maintenance equipment and engineering.
and practices of financial and manufacturing accounting.
and practices of financial forecasting and budgeting.
and practices of inventory planning, production scheduling, production
metrics, and production system variables, balancing, and optimizing.
and practices of continuous improvement concepts and related application
Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
manage and lead multiple projects with multidisciplinary teams toward a
cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
research, and analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and project
consequences of proposed actions.
organize, plan, and execute.
computers and computer software including word processing, spreadsheets,
behaviors established in Tree Top’s performance management and
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES, AND TRAINING:
Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Operations, Engineering,
Manufacturing, or related field is preferred.
of 1-3 years of food processing experience.
experience in a food manufacturing facility is preferred.
Aid/CPR and Forklift training are preferred.
Ammonia Fit, Food Safety, Sensory Evaluation, and/or HACCP training and
certification are preferred.
works in a manufacturing/plant environment and may frequently have
exposures to an office, lab, or outdoors environment
deals with highly confidential information
works under tight time constraints or with business activities of a
travels, including overnight stays, to other worksites, for off-site
meetings, and for training purposes
works with dissatisfied or angry customers
works from home
requirements of the job:
lifts up to 10 pounds, frequently lifts up to 50 pounds, and may
occasionally lift over 100 pounds with assistance
requirements: Constantly uses far vision, near vision, color vision,
and/or depth perception
constantly climbs, talks, stands, walks, and/or listens/uses hearing
frequently types and/or uses repetitive hand motions
occasionally lifts, crouches, pulls, kneels, reaches, pushes, stoops,
grasps, crawls, sits, and/or drives
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 the law.