Supv, Production in Lakeville, MN at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


MN Lakeville

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Supv, Production

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Supervises production operations according to established priorities and schedules. Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Can oversee multiple lines, flexible hours and travel at time for training/development.

Position Responsibilities:                                                                                                                     

Educate and monitor all safety rules, policies and activities Manufacture products that are safe for human consumption and meet the customer expectations via quality specification control measurements; Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices standards Guide compliance to company rules, policies & procedures to ensure a safe & fair working environment Provide support to the daily activities of the manufacturing equipment and hourly employees Guide employees on Continuous Improvement initiatives through line leadership Ensure operation of manufacturing lines will meet performance standards for each work center and product Critically monitor and review the daily line performance and make improvements or adjustments as needed Provide an open working environment that promotes development and positive recognition Provides training for personnel Communicate effectively with line personnel and management holding line meetings/training classes as required Maintain staffing to meet line standard staffing levels Ensure all daily manufacturing documents are completed and are accurate Update operation manuals as changes occur (job descriptions, training checklists, equipment operations, cleaning procedures, JHA’s and JSA’s) Administer disciplinary action in partnership with Human Resources to employees to have (violated company rules, procedures, and policies or have poor performance Maintain adequate supply of operational tools and supplies. Monitor day to day unit activities and resources across shifts to meet and/or maintain safety, quality, cost, service and employee morale objectives. Develop short and long term plans to provide continuous improvement in safety, quality, cost and employee development/satisfaction Provide leadership and physical presence across shifts to achieve objectives Prepare reports for Production Manager and support that position as needed Provide an atmosphere conductive to the effective use of teamwork to achieve objectives Assist in development of Line Coordinator Execute other duties as assigned by Production Manager

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

EDUCATION:     Four-year degree in Business or Food Technology or related field or relatable/equitable experience


  • 3 - 5 years manufacturing experience on a production/packaging line
  • 2-4 years supervisory (leadership) experience

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e., Word, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to organize and follow through on projects and jobs
  • The ability and experience to lead specific safety, quality, and cost projects
  • An understanding and preferred experience with servant leadership
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities within the department
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to mentor and train others

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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