Production Supervisor in South Dakota SD

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Production Supervisor
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South Dakota SD
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competitive, plus bonus
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Production Supervision
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Job Description:

A manufacturing company in southeast South Dakota is seeking a Production Supervisor to join their team. Reporting to the Plant Superintendent, the Production Supervisor is responsible for the plant production during their assigned shift including PPP – receiving, dry-batch, dicing/shredding, meat loading, blending, chub production, canning/can packaging, sanitation and warehouse as well as RFMP- cut or harvest floor.


  • Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures, FSMA and HACCP requirements, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Set standards for plant housekeeping and ensure standards are understood, being achieved, and are continuously being improved
  • Develop a strong knowledge of plant equipment, operating procedures and best practices, and operator basic care requirements
  • Assist in the selection of new hires for operational positions
  • Responsible for leading, coaching, training, developing and disciplining of operations personnel
  • Develop and implement shift assignments as needed and ensure accurate completion of employee time records
  • Communicate with team members to understand and meet goals and to solve operating problems efficiently and effectively
  • Work closely with plant maintenance to ensure equipment reliability to meet production and quality requirements
  • Work with management and other supervisory staff to continuously improve plant operating standards, processes and procedures


  • Associate degree, preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in canning or food/feed manufacturing environment with supervisor experience, preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) skills highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of food/feed processing equipment, material handling, and plant/facility operation systems
  • General knowledge of production operations and techniques; food safety; product yields, and USDA regulations required
  • Leads with a sense of urgency, customer service, excellence and pride, in a team environment
  • Ability to work required hours, possibly 8 or 12-hour shifts, weekend and holiday work as required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., from floor to waist level, occasionally use stairs, occasionally bend at the waist and/or knees

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