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Production Supervisor (Second Shift)

Company: Home Market Foods
Location: Norwood
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Home Market Foods (HMF) is cooking up America s best-selling
Cooked Perfect
brand meatballs. Not a meatball lover? You may have enjoyed our hot dogs, Roller Bites, and sausages while at the movie theater, after a run to the convenience store or grocery store. HMF has been manufacturing and distributing savory treats from our Boston area locations for over 60 years. And we re growing!--
BACKGROUNDDue to our rapid growth, our success is directly dependent on attracting and retaining the best possible talent across our teams. To this end, we are posting for a strong Production Supervisor. This role will be based in our Norwood, MA manufacturing facility.OVERVIEW OF ROLE: The Production Supervisor is responsible for the production of high-quality products, in a safe environment that meets or exceeds run rates by maintaining a high quality, food safe facility. This leader will spend the majority of their time on the production floor providing guidance and decision making to achieve maximum output, low waste, minimal rejects in a consistently efficient operation. This supervisor must communicate and implement company guidelines, procedures and policies as well as create a safe and fair work environment through the supervision and direction of production employees. This leader is the primary individual for driving a safety culture on the production floor. The supervisor must ensure every individual is properly trained in their job duties and then held accountable for performing consistently in a safe manner. This supervisor must also help to identify problems, drive root cause analysis, and ensure we implement permanent corrective measures. This supervisor must also collaborate closely with Quality Assurance, Vendor Assurance and Maintenance to meet all of the standards as well as interact with USDA as needed. This supervisor must consistently role model professional leadership behaviors ensuring they are treating everyone (employees and temporary employees) equally showing them dignity and respect in a manner consistent with Home Market Foods expectations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and complete production schedules in a timely and accurate manner.Plan and organize the workload and employees effectively, including proper delegation of duties, in order to optimize your resources and keep in accordance with the production schedule.Monitor the employees
time and process to ensure a quality finished product.Manage line coverage, attendance, breaks, lunch etc.Identify and correct safety issues including unsafe behaviors, out of standard equipment or practices that lead to unsafe conditions. Supports the production manager in writing a submitting a written incident report within 8 hours of any incident (injury, accident, serious near miss, etc.).Train new employees and ensure every employee or temporary employee understands both what to do and why they should do it.Accurately maintain optimum raw material levels and production written reporting requirements.Maintain raw materials inventories to ensure continuity of production.Ensure that products are produced according to specification, and stop operations when products are out of specification.Ensure practices and procedures are followed to inspect raw materials for suitability.Provide on-the-floor coaching for the staff and look for opportunities to provide employees with ongoing training and skills development. Support career growth for all staff members.Monitor employee performance and execute disciplinary actions based on the requirements detailed per plant policy.Uphold HACCP, OSHA, USDA and plant safety guidelines and requirements by maintaining a clean, and well-organized, work and stock area, and promptly addressing requirements given by the on-site USDA inspector.Resolve production and quality issues ensuring accurate reporting of department performance, positive happenings, and problems to Production Manager.Research and test new products, materials, and equipment.Work with other departments to ensure workflow and production issues are addressed and goals are achieved.Re-evaluate existing processes and procedures and suggest improvements and support development and enhancements to production methods.Maintain shift logs, staffing logs, and MES efficiency data to communicate results.Other duties as assigned.In their absence, another Production Supervisor will perform their duties.----PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The below physical demands are representative of those that must be met by the team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Able to stand for prolonged periods of time; must have good vision and manual dexterity.Able to bend, push, carry, twist, and lift up to fifty pounds without difficulty on a continuous basis. Repetitive use of hands.Able to work productively on a repetitive basis.Able to work in a manufacturing environment which may be hot/cold.Able to wear required PPEs at all times.WORK ENVIROMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This position requires the ability to withstand working in a cold environment and stand for extended periods of time.Company provided Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) must be worn while on the production floor.----
Benefits of Working with Us--Very competitive Medical, Dental, Vision benefits--401k company matchPaid time off (vacation,--paid holidays, personal days)--Family environment, collaborative team culture--Hybrid work environment (3 days in office) for roles not directly supporting manufacturing----Not sure if you meet all the requirements of the role?-- We d still like to hear from you.--Our commitment to you in our recruitment process: we strive for a timely and transparent recruiting process. Your resume will be promptly reviewed by one our talent professionals. If selected to move forward in the process, we will start with a recruiter phone screen to assess your skills, and if successful, interviews with the hiring manager and key team members. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a drug screen and background check.--Home Market Foods provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.--This policy--applies--to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Home Market Foods, Boston , Production Supervisor (Second Shift), Hospitality & Tourism , Norwood, Massachusetts

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