Production Supervisor

MAC Incorporated

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Production Supervisor Carteret, New Jersey
Job Ref:

Food Manufacturing Plant in Carteret NJ needs 1 Production
Supervisor on :

3RD SHIFT : 10PM-6:30AM 



We are looking for a Production Supervisor who will be responsible for supervising production personnel on assigned shift(s), drives a safe and highly efficient production operation to produce high quality food products. This position requires strong leadership and people skills. Process development is critical in this role. The Production Supervisor must mentor production personnel, contribute to continuous process improvement and ensure that proper quality, sanitation, and safety guidelines are being met. Another key aspect of this position is the selection and cross-training of employees and increasing productivity with innovative methods and motivating staff to perform better.

Job Tasks/Duties:

  • Ensure the safety of all employees in the operation of equipment through proper training, enforcement of safety rules, documentation, and following proper procedures and GMP protocols
  • Produce and package a high-quality product by adhering to proper procedures, good manufacturing practices and government standards in cooperation with the Quality Assurance department
  • Responsible for reporting and taking action on food safety and quality problems to the appropriate personnel, as well as following quality and safety programs and policies themselves in order to ensure products made meet the highest standards possible
  • Ensure production lines are operating efficiently and running at targeted throughput
  • Complete hourly audits for safety, quality, cost, and line performance
  • Develop and execute actions plans to address any gaps in efficiencies
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to ensure that downtime is minimized, and yield is maximized. Execute action plans to ensure root causes of unplanned downtime are addressed.
  • Manage Production Schedules and employee schedules and ensure correct crewing and de-crewing for adequate coverage
  • Monitor rework levels and usage in order to keep rework levels at a minimum
  • Monitor product yields and identify/execute corrective actions and plan to close gaps
  • Build people capability through effective employee relations, coaching, mentoring, training and communications for front-line hourly associates
  • Plan and initiate cross training of employees to expand job knowledge and add flexibility to scheduling the workforce
  • Ensure proper and accurate reporting of all daily requirements and metrics (quality, safety, schedule attainment, case fill rate, order fill rate, yield)
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedure
  • Evaluates the condition of production line/ equipment to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Contacts appropriate sources for repair issues
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment
  • Contributes and sustains to cost-saving projects
  • Maintain open lines of communication between employees, management and executives
  • Enforce safety guidelines and company standards; follows all company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment or other equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team based fast paced, changing work environment.
  • An understanding of production procedures, safety processes and food safety/quality requirements is desired
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated and independent
  • Basic Mathematical and analytical skills required as well as problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformity relating to food safety, quality and production efficiencies
  • Excellent coaching and communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of production planning processes
  • Advance PC skills, including Microsoft outlook, excel and word


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