Food Manufacturing Supervisor in Atlanta, GA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


GA Atlanta

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Food Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Description:

Position Scope/Summary

This is a leadership role; expectation includes providing direction to production associates in the areas of safety, quality, and productivity.  Facilitates and executes the production department’s action plans.  Implements corrective action plans that create long-term solutions to systemic problems.  Supports operators to ensure the ongoing operation of the facility.  Performs all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Service, and Cost objectives.  Supports and develops standard operating procedures and requirements under Bay Valley Quality System.

Key Result Accountabilities

Facilitate daily start up, routine production and changeover processes for assigned lines.

Scheduling of personnel to include training, call-outs, and Temporary employees.

Collect and verify the accuracy of downtime worksheets.

Update and verify the accuracy of the daily production reports.

Collect, verify, and file the production checklists.

Verify production numbers with the warehouse and pack production numbers.

Implement the production plan for the shift.

Ensure that the current production schedule is being followed by team.

Manage the indirect material inventory levels to ensure that the demands for production are available.

Coordinate the maintenance work order process for Production.

Coordinate with other departments to ensure effective Production.

Implement corrective actions and continuous improvements to improve processes per the manager’s instructions.

Manage GMP/5S guidelines at all times.

Participate in projects as assigned.

Ensure compliance with all Bay Valley policies and procedures.

Achieve and/or exceed safety objectives for area of responsibility.

Ensure accuracy of all employee documentation.

Develop and deliver presentations as required.

Support Plant’s Safety Initiatives and Policies.


The Production Supervisor will work to naturalize and propagate a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture on the production floor by coaching and facilitating the use of the CI toolsets and standard processes to production employees.  Responsible for leveraging team-based problem solving techniques (e.g.  Production floor gembas, 5S, root cause, etc) to investigate, analyze, identify and mitigate causes of performance gaps on the production line. Responsible for building associate capability and proficiency in operating and maintaining line equipment with the objective of instilling a sense of “machine ownership” in each associate that will be the foundation of the CI initiative. The Supervisor will be accountable for ensuring that production line associates complete the required training matrix for (his/her) line and machine in a specified time frame determined by plant management. The Supervisor must be energetic, self-motivated, and comfortable in leading teams, maintaining a sense of urgency in “Making Success Routine” on the production floor, and building the case for CI initiatives focused on enhancing the stability and reliability of the production line. The Supervisor must be proficient in the use of spreadsheets, and be able to assimilate, analyze, and interpret data in order to effectively drive production line performance. Possess effective written and verbal communications skills in order to effectively lead production employees, communicate goals and objectives, and coordinate communication between production floor associates and management to solve problems and address any resource constraints that may limit production line performance. The ability to draft reports, develop one point lessons, and publish written training material will be a core responsibility of the Supervisor position.

Environmental Working Conditions

Work is performed in various locations inside and outside the Atlanta Plant.  Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, wetness, heights, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.  Equipment used includes various pumps, valves, piping, hose, tanks, machinery, computers and associated software, control panel, forklifts, hand tools, copy machine, label makers and any equipment identified in the role.  Personal protective equipment includes, but is not limited to safety glasses, slip resistant shoes and hearing protection.

Employee must comply with all safety policies and safe work procedures established by the company.  Job tasks may also involve:    

Lifting up to 50 pounds.

Frequent carrying, reaching, bending, crawling, standing and repetitive motion, and working at heights.

Employee will be expected to attend safety and GMP training, serve on the facility safety committee if requested and participate in hazard analysis and resolution.

Non-essential Functions:

Travel to other locations or sites.  Perform other duties as assigned.  Explain and demonstrate job tasks to visitors.

It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position.  Similarly we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company’s needs may change over time.  Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive.   The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description.  The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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