Packaging Supervisor in Bridgeport NJ

Chelten House Products
Packaging Supervisor
Job ID: 
Bridgeport NJ
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Job Types:
Packaging Manager/Supervisor, Production Supervisor
Chelten House - Packaging Supervisor

Who We Are:

  • Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in Swedesboro, New Jersey. We are an essential business, and an industry leader, who prioritizes putting food on the table for the communities we serve. While we are widely recognized for our commitment to creating the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, and other sauces and blends, we are contributing to something more, providing security and comfort in putting food on your family's table.
  • At Chelten House, while we offer competitive pay and benefits, the safety of you and your family takes precedence. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Chelten House has implemented and enforced stringent safety measures, numerous social distancing protocols, and thorough return-to-work guidelines.

What We Have:

  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits such as medical, vision and dental
  • Company-wide perks, including, (7) paid holidays, employee appreciation events, and celebratory outings
  • Supplemental benefits including life insurance and 401k contributions
  • Safe work environments to reduce the transmission of COVID-19
  • Team training sessions and advancement opportunities
  • A diversified workforce committed to excellence and innovation
  • Transparent and accessible leadership team, including, monthly lunches with ownership
  • Convenient location for travel and commute

What We Need:

  • We need a Packaging Supervisor who is responsible for supervising numerous facets of our facilities - ranging from department oversight; training programs; auditing processes and more.

What You Will Do:

  • You will ensure an injury free operation of the packaging team and provide leadership to plant and company-injury prevention efforts
  • You will develop, facilitate and oversee the training program content for new hire employees, newly transferred employees and temporary placements within assigned area
  • You will ensure that product quality, process management standards and food safety are givens within the materials handling and packaging areas.
  • Establish process management tools that ensure that products are prepared and packaged according to standards
  • You will perform departmental oversight in conjunction with and in absence of the Packaging Manager
  • You will randomly audit processing areas to ensure the compliance of company policies, the following of SOP's, and to make sure the team is maintaining housekeeping standards
  • You will be responsible to uphold the safety standards for the department and to train and maintain regular oversight of staff to ensure the safe operation of equipment and safe performance of job functions
  • You will monitor productivity standards; support the scheduling and direction of daily operation; participate in process evaluation and contributes to process improvement
  • You will actively participate in the interview, hiring, coaching, mentoring, disciplining and termination processes
  • You will collaborate and act as liaison between other management team members and departments to include R&D, Quality, Warehouse/Raw Materials and Maintenance for purpose of gaining information, resources and general support for department functioning, process troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • You will handle payroll processing in absence of the department manager; performs administrative support functions when assigned
  • You will ensure compliance with all regulatory and reporting requirements
  • You will lead downtime reduction efforts and manage the implementation of the downtime reporting system in packaging
  • You will equipment and process trouble shooting

What You Need:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required, Associate/Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Supervisory Role within food manufacturing environment required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Professionalism, problem solving, attention to detail
  • High energy, self-motivated, dedicated, and hardworking in fast paced working environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to handle milk, egg, mustard, peanuts, fish, sulfites, sesame, soy, tree nuts, and wheat allergens
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