Production Supervisor in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Supervise, train and motivate employees and work teams to meet quality standards, production goals, efficiencies and customer satisfaction.  Will provide leadership for assigned shift in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, cost, and equipment. Engages all employees in continuous improvement and fosters a positive work environment while developing a culture of ownership and accountability.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assign work, analyze productivity, workflow, methods and procedures, making recommendations to management as appropriate
  • Enforce all company policies and plant rules, to include but not limited to problem solving, development & implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Examine production schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Responsible for recognizing, reporting and troubleshooting food safety and/or quality issues.
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs set up and adjustments as needed.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety and GMP regulations.
  • Administer discipline, corrective action and coaching as needed.
  • Guides, coaches and develops employees in a worker-friendly team environment that rewards performance with respect and trust.
  • Confers with other Supervisors to coordinate activities of production requirements/staffing needs.
  • Communicate written and oral instructions to work team.
  • Direct Line/Department supervision and work flow analysis
  • Confirm production and evaluate downtime (SAP/CDC/DPR)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):

  • Communicate with all levels of management and subordinates using both verbal and written formats.
  • Able to work effectively with others, have good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication & facilitation skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of organization.
  • Self motivated.
  • Ability to establish project and priorities
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Skills, Experience and Education: 

  • Bachelor Degree preferred. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience supervising employees.  
  • Prior experience in food manufacturing environment. 
  • Proficient use of computer programs and software, including MS Office
  • SAP experienced

Minimum Physical Requirements

The physical demands described 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.

  • Walk/Stand for the duration of a 12-hour shift and be able to twist, bend, stoop and reach.
  • Lift/push/pull objects weighing up to 55 pounds to chest level occasionally during a shift.
  • Use one or both hands to hold, grip, and use tools required for duties, including but not limited to a knife.
  • Listen and talk effectively on an ongoing basis in an atmosphere of moderate to loud noise.
  • Work in warm, hot, humid and/or wet conditions.
  • Must be able to wear: Hearing protection, eye protection, hand protection when required, head protection when required, safety harness when required.

Travel Requirements: Minimal

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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