Production Supervisor in Pottstown PA

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Schwan’s Company
Production Supervisor
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Pottstown PA
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Production Supervision
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Schwans Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron, Tonys, Big Daddys, Villa Prima and Freschetta pizza; Mrs. Smiths and Edwards desserts; and Pagoda Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwans, visit

We are hiring a Production Supervisor for our food manufacturing facility in Pottstown, PA. This position is responsible for supervising the production, packaging, bakery, and processing of food product.

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Production Supervisor role can be a starting point on the path to a Manufacturing Manager role.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.


  • Directs production, packaging, and bakery on production lines to ensure company and USDA requirements are met.
  • Supervises, trains, and develops subordinates.
  • Responsible for interviewing and hiring qualified employees, following EEO and Affirmative Action guidelines.
  • Manages employee performance and skills development, conducts performance appraisals, and administers disciplinary action, including employment terminations when necessary.
  • Responsible for safety, housekeeping, policy administration, employee relations, cost control, and problem solving.
  • Adjust daily work schedule as needed to meet production requirements.
  • Works closely with USDA representative on site to ensure all company, state, and federal requirements for food safety are met.
  • Reviews and signs off on all Quality Assurance and HACCP documentation.
  • Checks product quality, usage, waste, product counts, and weights to assure performance and attainment.
  • Demonstrate KPI measures.
  • Reviews and/or prepares and assures accuracy of various operational reports.
  • Assures improvements, if needed, and timely distribution of reports and budget information.
  • Maintains constant improvement in making quality products, reducing costs, and following good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Participates in and supports Global Manufacturing Food Safety Initiative programs, implementation, and compliance

Years of Experience: 4 to 5 years related work experience preferably in food industry manufacturing or equivalent combination of education and experience, with minimum of 2 years in supervision.

Education: High School diploma required. Bachelor&##39;s degree preferred.

  • Intermediate personal computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • SAP experience beneficial.
  • Intermediate knowledge of robotics used in production.
  • Ability to effectively supervise line employees.
  • Strong communication and reasoning skills to provide a positive work environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Knowledge of USDA, FDA, and BRC regulations preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of bakery/dough processes preferred.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwans Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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