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Manufacturing Supervisor - Pine Island, MN 55963

Land O’Lakes, Inc.


Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.Manufacturing SupervisorThe Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for all activities on the production floor. Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible to produce the required quality and quantity of product while efficiently utilizing personnel and equipment following all safety requirements.Primary Function: Providing shift leadership, guidance, and supervision to all hourly employees in production, sanitation, quality, safety, and warehousing.Works closely with all members of management staff and corporate resources to ensure that the highest quality of finished product is produced within the scheduled timelines in a safe and efficient manner.Train and develop people in an active role. Make corrections as needed, coordinating with Production Leads and Trainers. Provide and gather input to performance reviews and actively coach/mentor employees to reach their optimum potential.Upholds and demonstrates the Land O'Lakes Core Values and Leadership Expectations. Effectively coordinates and utilizes available resources to formulate action plans for process and quality improvements, project implementations, cost reduction, etc.Conducts regular inspections and production audits; compiles required reports; supports plant quality, safety, sanitation, and MCP programs. Coordinates resources to assist in complying with regulatory issues including safety, GMP’s, environmental sanitation, and workers compensation.Facilitates hiring, coaching, and directing employees and evaluates work performance of assigned personnel calling attention to deficiencies as they occur and commending improved or exceptional performance where justified.Provides employees with appropriate orientation and training so they can perform their assigned duties as efficiently as possible.Confers with management and production personnel on production problems and recommends changes to improve production and quality standards.All other duties as assigned or required. Safety Responsibility: Encourage safe work techniques for all employees and take corrective action as necessary to maintain safety compliance in the production factory.Follow plant safety rules and procedures and perform all duties safely to reduce the risk of injury.Ensure First Report of Injuries and Supervisor Accident Investigations are completed as required.Perform Safety Observations and report findings as required.Attend annual safety refresher courses. Interpersonal / Organizational Responsibilities: Able to effectively lead and manage employees in a positive manner.Must have skills to provide both written and verbal communication to effectively relay information. Develop written procedures, adding appropriate details so employees can follow.Able to multi-task and remain flexible enough to shift priorities as the need arises.Review schedules, plan, and schedule personnel to achieve results.Continue to develop yourself to grow your career, by attending seminars and other learning opportunities.Experience-Education (Required): Associate degree in Manufacturing, Supply Chain or related field and 1+ years of increasing responsibility in food manufacturing environment, including supervisory accountability.Possess strong leadership skills, problem solving skills, and decision-making skills.Mechanical aptitude highly desirable.Hours: Core Hours - 5 PM – 5 AM; This role may require off-shift hours, weekends or holidays at needed.



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