Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in Carrollton, TX at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


TX Carrollton

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Job Description:

Leads  hourly team members providing support in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost, and engagement through TMOS cadences and tools in a culture of continuous improvement. Responsible for the set-up of materials, equipment, machine operation and packaging of WIP and finished goods for delivery to the warehouses. Foster and promote continuous improvement and a positive work environment.


  • Maintain a high standard for safety through leading pre-shift safety talks and frequent floor presence to ensure that all shift employee have the tools to work safely and adhere to safety policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure product quality by understanding and communicating customer needs to employees and managing expectations for quality. Understands top quality drivers and top customer complaints from area.
  • Utilize available data to continuously improve productivity, uptime and reliability.
  • Assist employees and technicians in completing PDCA’s for root cause investigation and the permanent resolution of operational issues. 
  • Communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, supervisors and management.
  • Communicate company policies to hourly team members and train them in standard work practices and procedures for safety, quality, productivity, and efficiency. 
  • Collaborate with maintenance through the shift handoffs and maintenance weekly operation review (MWOR) regarding priority, action items, and follow-ups.
  • Interpret specifications and job orders to employees and assign duties based upon work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
  • Recommend measures to improve safety, quality of product, production methods, and equipment performance. Use of CI tools and SRC is recommended approach to determine corrective/preventative actions to eliminate problems.
  • Train staff in the areas of safety quality, productivity, cost, and equipment.
  • In conjunction with HR and management, provide performance management (this includes appraisal/performance evaluation, coaching and counseling, conflict resolution, corrective action and training programs for assigned team members. This includes reviews of technicians based on feedback from Maintenance Lead., other technicians and operations team members).
  • Maintain Kronos (time keeping) for all hourly employees, and production records and accurately complete all reports as required by the Company
  • Maintain area in accordance with BRC & AIB standards and enforce product safety and sanitation regulations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This job requires supervision of production workers.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Basic computer skills.

A desired qualification, but not required:

  • Mechanical aptitude is a plus for this position to assist the maintenance/production team in diagnosing and helping to perform repairs with additional knowledge/training.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Desire to learn and willingness to accept responsibility. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment preferably food manufacturing. Previous supervisory experience desired.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with employees.  Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, including decimals and fractions. Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, computer scanning devices, adjustable measuring instruments. Check reports, forms, records and comparable data, where interpretation requires basic skills knowledge. 

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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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