Production Supervisor, Memphis TN
ConAgra Foods - Memphis, TN

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ConAgra Foods Wesson Oil Plant in Memphis TN. Supervises production operations according to established priorities and schedules. Manages staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Oversees multiple lines and provides direction to Hourly Coordinators and employees. Responsible to coordinate with other management for continuous improvement.

Position Responsibilities
  • Monitor production to ensure that quality, productivity, and cost standards are maintained.
  • Provide employee training to ensure that employees are performing job responsibilities effectively.
  • Oversee department specific sanitation operations as necessary to promote and maintain a clean and food-safe environment.
  • Maintain and enforce GMP standards
  • Evaluate subordinate performance, communicate with employees, and provide information for work performance improvement.
  • Participate in the support of plant and company safety programs, promoting and maintain a high level of awareness and adherence to defined employee safety requirements such as lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, confined space entry, etc.
  • Executing the daily work schedule and posting overtime hours.
  • Provides leadership and direction for plant continuous improvement.
  • Attend productions meetings.
  • Respond to employee grievances.
  • Ensure operation of manufacturing lines will meet performance standards for each product.
  • Ensure all daily manufacturing documents are completed and accurate.
  • Functions with limited direct supervison

    Position Qualifications
  • A four year degree in Business, Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Sciences, or Engineering required. Other degrees will be considered.
  • Three/four years supervisory experience in a food-processing, food packaging, or chemical industry required.
  • Oil processing experience is required (preferrably edible oils).
  • Good mechanical aptitude to operate and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to work weekends and/or shift work (flexible to switch between 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift according to production schedule) with a strong work ethic and employment history.
  • A self-motivated individual that is able to motivate, mentor, and train others.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and follow through skills.
  • Strong PC skills with MS office programs.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities within the department

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