Production Supervisor 1st Shift in Philadelphia PA

Global Recruiters of Medina
Production Supervisor 1st Shift
Job ID: 
Philadelphia PA
Not Specified
$65,000 to $75,000
Job Types:
Continuous Improvement Staff, Production Supervisor
Employment Type:
Full Time

1st Shift Production Supervisor

We're looking for a 1st Shift Production Supervisor for a privately held food manufacturer located in Philadelphia PA.  The 1st shift hours are from 7:00am to 4:00pm.  The company is stable, growing and profitable; and the culture is family oriented.  They manufacture high quality baked good products branded and private label.

Benefits includes medical/vision/dental insurance, 401k plan with match, employer paid life insurance, paid holidays, personal holidays and vacation.  As well as, workers compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, social security and Medicare.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a production crew to meet daily production requirements; assist in line set up
  • Maintain an environment that assures a high level of employee and food safety awareness
  • Supervise, schedule, coach, train, lead and motivate a shift of production workers to meet planned objectives
  • Prepare and assist in regulatory and customer inspections
  • Collaborate with others to improve performance as measured by waste, downtime, and efficiency
  • Operate to Quality and Production standards; recommend improvements
  • Maintain proper morale and teamwork within the department
  • Control inventory  

  • Trouble-shoot problems
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations and discipline
  • Maintain positive union relations
  • Coordinate with other departments when necessary – Sanitation,  Receiving, Other Production Lines, Shipping, and Maintenance

Position Qualifications

  • Prior commercial bakery experience
  • Ability to work all shifts and Saturday (required)
  • Knowledge/experience in FDA, USDA, and food plant operations and safety (required)
  • Awareness of pest control in a food plant environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • The position is subject to manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution environments which include proximity to moving parts and exposure to heat, odors, and noise.
  • The position requires the employee to stand, walk, sit, reach above shoulder level, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
    • The position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • The position requires flexibility regarding start-times and the number of hours to be worked daily
  • The position is salaried exempt, not qualifying for overtime pay.  Standard work week is currently 4 days (subject to change) an additional days pay will be paid for working a 5th day.



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