Production Supervisor

Title:  Production Supervisor                                      Status:  Exempt

Reports To:  Production Manager



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Quality and Safety
    • Focus on safety, enforce Company’s safety rules and conduct safety training.
    • Maintain a clean, safe work environment.
    • Assure all products are made to spec and meet company’s quality standards.
      • Verify formulas, ingredients, packaging, code dates, etc.
  • Accountability
    • Enforce work rules, company policies, GMP’s, etc.
    • Customer Complaints – investigate and initiate corrective action
    • Assist in establishing and meeting performance goals
      • Yields (waste) and Efficiencies
    • Employee evaluations
    • Recommend and initiate disciplinary action.
    • Monitor attendance and initiate discipline when necessary
  • Hiring and Training
    • Responsible for training of new and current associates.
      • Maintain and build knowledge
    • Assist in interviewing and orientation process.
  • Supervision and Management
    • Supervise and lead production associates.
      • Manage line leads
      • Maintain direction that is consistent with company’s goals
      • Promote teamwork
    • Monitor daily schedules and make adjustments where needed.
    • Participate in planning and operations meetings.
    • Facilitate an atmosphere of professionalism and respect.
  • Assist other Departments
    • Plant trials, Quality Audits, etc.


Level of Authority:




  • Department Leads, Production Associates

Working Conditions and Hours:


65% of time will be spent monitoring the progress of daily production and making necessary changes to the schedule.


20% of time will be spent preparing disciplinary reports, evaluating efficiency and yield reports, monitoring QA audits & inspection reports, etc…


15% of time will be spent on projects or on problems/opportunities that present themselves throughout the course of the day.



This job description does not list all the job duties.