Production Supervisor in Austin TX

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Experis, a Manpower Group Company
Production Supervisor
Job ID: 
Austin TX
Not Specified
Yes - Relocation package
Job Types:
Packaging Manager/Supervisor, Prod./Plant Manager, Production Supervisor
Employment Type:
Full Time

Production Supervisor

Our client, a leading food manufacturing company in the Austin, Texas area is looking to hire an experienced Production Supervisor.

  • Competitive starting base salary
  • Bonus potential
  • Excellent benefits (health, dental, vision, and 401k)
  • Relocation assistance if needed

The Production Supervisor is responsible for maintaining smooth production flows on all lines while safely producing a high quality product in the most efficient way possible. This position is responsible to lead operations for hourly employee and to drive continuous improvements in safety, quality, on time delivery and productivity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organize, lead and supervise production employees; solving problems before they develop.
  • Provide assistance, coaching and guidance to line employees; fostering an environment that allows them to accomplish daily tasks and achieve goals.
  • Champion safety culture.
  • Collaborate with other manufacturing supervisors to schedule overtime and execute to labor plan.
  • Communicate and follow-up effectively.
  • Delegate responsibilities.
  • Manage daily production boards and hourly target feedback.
  • Observe and evaluate line processes and personnel.
  • Direct day-to-day activities, including work force movements, job assignments, time/attendance/vacation, etc.
  • Perform daily system functions to track production scanning, consumption, errors, etc. Maintain accurate records and employee files
  • Lead and motivate by example.
  • Set expectations and hold employees accountable.
  • Process daily employee issues and complaints; actively listen and provide feedback.
  • Facilitate and assist with special projects, customer requests, samples, etc.
  • Work closely with the quality control department, assisting with information gathering and follow-up.
  • Assist with selection, hiring, advancement, transfer, promotion and termination decisions for the department.
  • Evaluate employee performance. Administer employee discipline as needed. Assure a safe work environment.
  • Manage continuous improvement projects as assigned.
  • All employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. 
  • 4 years of supervisory experience or more.
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing processes and related equipment.
  • Ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience. Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction to line personnel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve beyond routine issues. Ability to coach, lead and develop employees.
  • Ability to make sound/independent decisions relating to order/production issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
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