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Production Supervisor

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Rockford
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our cultured products plant in Rockford, IL.-- In this essential role, you will ensure that the production process flows smoothly, and daily production goals are met.-- You will lead a team of valued associates who can thrive in our environment.--Kemps is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a diary marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers.-- Since 1914, Kemps has provided families with fresh, delicious dairy products, fresh milk, frozen yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and frozen novelty treats.----By joining Kemps, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters.-- We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world.-- It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!--Shift:-- 1st --Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Work effectively with employees to promote positive and productive working relationships. Effectively apply work rules, union contract provisions (if applicable), and employment policies. Administer discipline consistently and fairly. Work with Human Resources and plant management to resolve employee grievances.Actively promote safe work behaviors and hold self and direct reports accountable for following safety rules and regulations. Conduct accident/injury investigations and send reports of injury to HR in a timely manner to meet rapid reporting standards. May coordinate and/or facilitate plant safety meetings and training. Understand and fulfill the requirements and regulations for food safety and quality. Administer policies, procedures and programs related to operations.Supervise production scheduling so appropriate quantities and varieties of product are produced to fill orders, meet demand, meet productivity goals, etc. Ensure materials (e.g., ingredients, packaging) are appropriately staged for next production runs.Complete supervisory activities such as administering employee promotions and transfers; reviewing and editing employee timekeeping; completing performance evaluations; mentoring, training, and coaching employees. Monitor the equipment used in production processes to ensure that equipment is functioning efficiently and thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. Arrange for timely repair/resolution of equipment failures. Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all company regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Rockford , Production Supervisor, Professions , Rockford, Illinois

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