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Production Supervisor (3rd Shift 11:00 - 07:30)

Firstwave Innovations, Inc.
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7408 Middlesex Corporate Pkwy, Middlesex, NC 27557
$65,000 - $80,000 a year - Full-time


7408 Middlesex Corporate Pkwy, Middlesex, NC 27557

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Job Title: Sanitation/Production Supervisor

Department: Operations

Description: Supervisors will be responsible to lead to continuous improvement and total employee engagement by maintaining a good working relationship with all departments. Responsibilities include operating and maintaining aseptic machines, processes, and focusing on KPI goals as well as ensuring all GMP, SOP, GFSI, USDA, FDA, NCDA, and HACCP, and Food Safety requirements are met.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· Establish clear channels of communication with employees to ensure information flows appropriately

· Oversee and manage employees' performance, provide guidance, support, identify development needs

· Maintain positive working environment

· Ensure team is running effectively to meet daily task

· Document SOPs, procedures, and best practices

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

· Identify/troubleshoot equipment that is underperforming

· Maintain all regulatory, customer, and in-house paperwork as required.

· Implement improvement plans that optimize resources and KPIs

· Assist management as needed to support projects and other initiatives as assigned

· Set up, sterilize, operate, continuously monitor aseptic filling equipment, batching equipment, and packing equipment.

· Conduct required periodic packaging integrity testing and weight checks, and metal detection using established validation methods.

· Ensure that the correct packaging materials are being used for the product being produced. Track and document machine/equipment down-time.

· Ensure a supply of hydrogen peroxide to the filling machine for material sterilization

· Work with engineering to perform PMs, improve/update/complete, and establish proper PM frequency on your designated equipment

· Know how to use LOTO (lockout Tagout) and apply it correctly

· Use and apply 5S standards to their work areas

· Understand/communicate machine/line-specific KPIs and report to management

· Own daily performance KPIs for multiple production lines

· Ability to multi-task and prioritize; strong time management skills with the ability to work without extensive supervision

· Understand and adhere to all safety guidelines and GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices)

· CIP, COP, and SIP before and after production

· Assist in allergen monitoring program

· Stewardship for our B-corp mission to promote worldwide health and wellness by fostering the delivery of high quality, healthy foods through sustainable methods.

Minor Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assist engineering in routine PM’S

· Sanitation

· Forklift duties

· Housekeeping

· Troubleshooting

· Batching & Processing assistance

· QA monitoring and recording assistance


· High School degree or equivalent.

· The ability to complete better processing control school & Acidified Foods course in first 6 months of hire (Company will provide details and training)

· Thorough working knowledge of all current OSHA and Safety Standards

· Work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes to complete work assignments

· Attention to detail

· Must work well in teams and demonstrate behavior conducive to promoting strong teamwork

· Must possess a positive attitude in a fast-paced production environment

· Forklift and Aerial platform certification within 3 months of hire.'
Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person