Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Medina, NY at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


NY Medina

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Job Description:

Reporting to the Production Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the effective supervision of 60 to 85 employees. The Packaging Shift Supervisor has direct responsibility for maintaining quality, safety and production schedules at optimum costs.

The incumbent trains and provides development for employees and instructs them on the safe operation of packaging machinery, maintaining quality, production standards and following good manufacturing practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by orienting, training, assigning, and coaching employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions and developing personal growth opportunities while adhering to the highest standards of quality, cost control and following policies and procedures.
  • Meets production operational standards by implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards using continuous improvement system. Resolving problems; identifying process improvements and initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel and completing payroll timely; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems.
  • Records production by completing daily shift production reports; calculating performance using the continuous improvement standard of work.
  • Ensures that departmental methods and work habits are performed safely (food and employees) and in accordance with good manufacturing practices.
  • Communicates regularly with peers in all cross-functional departments. Participation in problem solving; project team work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required, Associates’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred

Skills and Aptitudes:

Requires sound supervisory and organizational skills, good verbal and written communication skills, working knowledge of company rules and policies. Ability to accomplish established goals through the efforts of others by motivating, fostering teamwork, resolving conflict, coaching, safety management, production planning and manufacturing control planning.

Technology Skills:

  • SAP or manufacturing tracking systems or similar software highly preferred.
  • Strong Office 365 experience (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to perform the following: standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Good physical condition with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Good hand/eye coordination, motor skills, 20/20 corrected vision and hearing within the normal range.

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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