Production Supervisor in Pecatonica, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 5/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Pecatonica

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor

Job Description:

Supervise, train motivate employees and work with teams to meet quality standards, production and company goals, efficiencies and customer satisfaction while maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.

Roles & Responsibilities: (Outline the key accountabilities (generally 3-5) which summarize the function/role. Write the duties in terms of what the position requires NOT based on the capabilities of any particular individual.)

Oversee the production process looking for ways to improve efficiencies, meeting all production quotas and deadlines. Engage team members on learning and leveraging TMOS tools.

Assign work, analyze productivity, workflow, methods and procedures, making recommendations to management as appropriate.  Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.  Administer discipline, corrective action and coaching as needed.  Assist in the resolution of any employee disputes or grievances.   

Enforce all company policies and plant rules, to include but not limited to problem solving, development & implementation of standard operating procedures.   Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Completes production labor schedule by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules to minimize OT; resolving problems; reporting results of the shift production daily.

Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product and safety environment in the workplace.

Responsible for recognizing, reporting and troubleshooting food safety and/or quality issues.

Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines as needed.

Skills, Experience and Education: (List or check the Minimum requirements for skills, experience and education for this position.  Note: Education which is Preferred may be listed on the line provided below.)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):

Effective collaboration in a team work environment that promotes and achieves successful team project performance.

Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization through effective communication.

The supervisor is to be self-motivated to seek other work that will benefit the department when time is available.

Ability to establish projects and priorities.

Ability to perform with excellent skills in analytical reasoning.

Ability to foster a workplace of collaboration and positive reinforcement for all employees.

Ability to recognize and support skills development of employees in the department.

Ability to demonstrate commitment to performance of job in keeping with professional standards and ethical behavior.

The supervisor must have the skills to adapt to changes in deadlines and the nature of the assignments.

Knowledge of MS Office products.  SAP preferred.  Proficient use of computer programs and software.  Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Ability to handle multiple competing demands.

Ability to work a flexible schedule.


 High School or equivalent

 High School plus specialized training (min 6mos-2yrs)

 Associate Degree

 Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type:  Business Administration or related field

 Master’s Degree Required -- Type:

 Certification/Licensure Required for Job:

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

Three to five years Supervisory experience; experience in a union environment preferred.  Prior experience in a food manufacturing environment.                              

Travel Requirements:  Minimal

Key Competencies: (Review each competency and determine which apply to your position. Remove any bullets or competencies that don’t apply.  See Appendix for definitions.)

  • Adaptability to Change
  • Business and Financial Acumen
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Making
  • Directing and Developing Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Innovation
  • Integrity and Moral Courage
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strategic Capabilities

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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