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Production Supervisor in Dubuque, IA at Prairie Farms Dairy

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary:

Primary job function is to produce quality products in a cost efficient manner while overseeing efficient operations of the plant facilities. Promote team management and employee morale.

Primary Duties:


• Provide for supervisory control of raw material inventory and daily usages.
• Plan and assign production sheets and work scheduling.
• Work with Quality Manager to assure control of products, processing, packaging, handling and storage. Including all co-pack products. 
• Provide immediate attention and notification to any observed loss of quality or shelf life.
• Evaluate and propose improvements in production costing and quality.
• Establish and enforce GMP’s and SOP’s for all plant and operator positions. 
• Enlist outside support to meet operational needs as necessary.
• Enforce procedures to minimize product loss, time loss accidents and OHSA out of compliance losses.
• Provide for the hiring, training and development of employees.
• Manage personnel issues, attendance, performance, and disciplinary actions as necessary.
• Serves on various committees, i.e., Safety, Operations, Quality, etc. 
• Other duties as deemed necessary by the Plant Manager

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Thorough knowledge of dairy processing facilities. Meet physical requirements as defined by functional capacity evaluation.

Communication Requirements:


Written and verbal communication skills needed to direct staff and present management in company meetings. Must be able to communicate ideas and goals to all plant employees.

Education and/or Experience:


• BS degree in Dairy Science, Food Science or related field.
• Previous supervisory experience preferred.

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