Production Supervisor

MAC Incorporated

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Production Supervisor Compton, California
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Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of machines and processes to manufacture and pack food products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Completes weekly employee schedule based on the production schedule and needs. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedule.

Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.

In conjunction with Quality Assurance staff, inspects and measures products to verify conformance to specifications. Trains employees to identify product that does not meet specifications and ensure it is not shipped.

Directs employees in adjusting machines, equipment, and work processes to ensure product specifications are met.

Troubleshoots product quality issues.

Develops, recommends, and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to improve production methods, equipment performance and efficiency, employee performance and product quality.

Helps in resolving worker complaints or submits unsettled complaints to Human Resources department for action.

Maintains time and production records.

Documents line inefficiencies and down-time to identify issues. Works in conjunction with others to resolve them in a timely manner.

Completes duties, and ensures that subordinates complete their duties, in accordance with Quality Assurance, GMP’s, EH&S and other company programs and procedures, and in accordance with government codes and regulations.

Participates as an active member of production management team.

Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture.

Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a manager immediately.

Inspects premises for unsanitary practices and conditions.

Confers with management and production personnel on sanitation problems, and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, lighting, ventilation, or work practices to improve sanitation standards and purity of product.

Compiles required reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies.

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of associates. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Routes reports to designated plant personnel.

Support all the requirements related to the site pest control program.

Observe and enforce all safety rules to reduce accidents and injuries.

Understand and comply with all applicable company policies (i.e., attendance, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Employee Handbook, etc.)

Complies with all applicable State/Federal laws, regulations, and policies (i.e., OSHA, FDA, etc.).

Perform project work and other duties as assigned.



High School Diploma required.





Work Experience:

Three plus years of related bakery or food manufacturing experience and/or training

Prior supervisory experience required.



Adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor own work for quality.

Dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction and requests.

Multitask and show flexibility with last minute changes.

Must understand and comply with all GMP’s and Food Safety requirements.

Flexible with working hours and must be able to work any shift, any hours, weekends, and holidays as required.

Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations. Work independently and troubleshoot issues as applicable.

Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; inspires respect and trust; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.

Computer skills (Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.


Physical Requirements:

Work may require moderate lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.

Usually required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk and hear.

Ability to withstand varied environmental conditions, such as cold and heat, extreme wet, within closed surroundings

Exposure to chemical cleaning solution (with protective gear)

Position requires frequent lifting, standing, reaching, climbing, pulling, stooping, bending, and kneeling

Maintain constant mental focus and constantly be aware of surroundings

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather), and to rapid changes in temperature. The employee must be able to tolerate a work environment that contains flour dust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Other Requirements

Must be able to successfully pass Drug and Alcohol pre-employment and ongoing screening.

Valid Drivers’ License required.

Must have the ability to work a varying schedule which might include shift work (days or nights), weekdays or weekends, and some holidays.

Work hours may vary, or change based on departmental requirements.

Weekend and holiday availability required

Able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, both English and Spanish.

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