Production Supervisor 2nd Shift in Green Bay WI

CPS, Inc. (Consumer Products Laboratory Division)
Production Supervisor 2nd Shift
Job ID: 
Green Bay WI
Job Types:
Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift


The Production Leader is responsible employee safety, product quality and asset performance while delivering on time the shift/line/area production plan. Leadership of people includes participating in employee on-boarding, performance management and corrective action. Leading by example for others by creating and maintaining a workplace culture that engages and motives employees at all levels. Focusing on results to deliver success as measured by key performance metrics.


Engagement & Involvement

  • Has ownership of communication within production area and across functions.
  • Operates as contact and reliable resource for employee and team needs. This includes timely and meaningful follow-up to all questions, concerns & ideas, and being very visible and approachable in the eyes of the employees.
  • Involves and engages employees through regular team meetings, process improvement discussions, follow-up on suggestions, and regular communication.
  • Models a positive, resilient and results-oriented approach.
  • Makes sure employees know their opinions count.

Performance Management

  • Ensures clear expectations.
  • Responsible for effective formal and informal employee coaching, performance management and development.
  • Provides recognition and praise to encourage positive work behaviors and focus.
  • Utilizes performance metrics to improve efficiency.
  • Continually assesses team effectiveness needs and seeks resources to assist in team development.

Process & Resource Management

  • Responsible for area-specific production process management and improvement activities including identification and communication of opportunity areas, meeting daily production goals, and identification and execution of planned improvements.
  • Participates in the production and people scheduling process and makes adjustments as needed.
  • Provides regular communication and follow up with maintenance on work order status.
  • Delivers against daily production goals and line standards.
  • Works with employees to effectively manage downtime.
  • Accountable for housekeeping, sanitation and food safety practices.
  • Manages resources effectively to ensure maximum up time, quality and maximum productivity.
  • Assists in the hiring process for new production employees.
  • Follows through on issues to resolution or establishes an agreed-upon hand-off.

Human and Food Safety

  • Operates as leader and champion of safety and as a model of safe work behaviors.
  • Responsible for Safety Incident documentation and investigation.
  • Accountable for reducing safety risks in area through proactively identifying risks (behavior and facility issues) and ensuring quick resolution.
  • Ensures use of proper procedures and team’s attendance at required training.
  • Maintains a product quality level which meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Ensures compliance with all quality, sanitation and food safety processes and policies.
  • Responsible for following food safety/regulatory policies and procedures, executing responsibilities as identified in standard operating procedures, and reporting food safety/regulatory concerns to the Production or Quality Manager.


  • Ensures proper training, coaching and feedback to new employees.
  • Assesses, identifies, and addresses training opportunities, including job skills training, goal setting; facilitates effective team meetings, and rewards and recognizes the team’s progress.
  • Ensures appropriate level and depth of cross training in each area through optimal use of all training tools and experience available.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an operations, engineering, business, management or related area of study.
  • 3+ years of managerial experience including hiring, employee development, performance coaching, and day-to-day supervision of multiple lines in a production environment.
  • 5+ years plant manufacturing experience in a food industry or related manufacturing facility.
  • Knowledge of food packaging principles, food industry quality and food safety requirements, ingredient performance and interactions with equipment, sanitation procedures, statistical process control, critical control points, and new product scale-up dynamics.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team development skills. Can build a positive and productive team environment.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing or similar continuous process improvement training is preferred. Strong orientation for continuous improvement.
  • Experienced in the implementation, training and administration of SOP, OSHA, GMP, SQF, HACCP or other quality, food and human safety programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and effectively manage projects and manage change.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate well cross-functionally and work well at all levels of the organization.
  • Good team player able to work well with others and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting and judgment skills.
  • Resourceful, proactive, high energy, results driven.
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office tools, Excel, and EPR systems.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
  • Responsible for following food safety/quality/regulatory policies and procedures, executing responsibilities as identified in standard operating procedures, and reporting food safety/quality/regulatory concerns to the Production or Quality Manager.

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