Production Supervisor
Exel - Saint Charles, IL

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Provide direction to the production department associates in areas of safety, service, performance, quality and leadership. Responsible for maintaining and/or enhancing customer relationships, plant assets and a positive employment atmosphere.

Detailed Job Description

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide leadership and direction to the plant production associates in areas of safety, machine operation, sanitation, quality, customer service and maintenance.
  • Adherence to the site’s productivity metrics to include crew size, operational efficiency; scrap loss, etc. to optimize profitability.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of customer expectations for accuracy, quality and timelessness and develop methods for meeting or exceeding those expectations.
  • Training and enforcement of company policies.
  • Communicate company philosophy, policies, and expectations clearly to all hourly personnel.
  • Provide input in the establishment of setting plant budgets, goals and standards.
  • Develop strong production team members through the effective use of performance management processes and tools.
  • Monitor production performance and develop/implement action plans to address areas of concern or opportunities for improvement in a timely fashion.
  • Create a positive working environment for all associates, which support continuous improvement, reinforce company philosophy and policies and treat every individual equally with respect.

Key Relationships
  • Work collaboratively with maintenance department to reduce equipment downtime and provide feedback of operations equipment functionality and repair.
  • Provide feedback on material performance within the operation.
  • Assuring compliance with corporate, customer and regulatory requirements
  • Provide input as required.
  • Maintaining a positive work environment, recruiting, training & development, performance management
  • Assure safety compliance in the plant through establishing expectations and training

Job Requirements

Undergraduate degree or graduate degree with previous supervisory experience in a food manufacturing environment, with customer interaction and hourly management skills are desired.
  • Must have the capability to lead people and get positive results through others.
  • An ability to think ahead and prepare action plans to get results.
  • Must be able to analyze and problem solve, as well as, make good business decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skill are necessary.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong team player.


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Exel is the leading contract logistics provider in the Americas thanks to the hard work of 40,000 associates at more than 500 sites...