Production Supervisor
Rembrandt Foods
 Rembrandt, IA

It all started with a cornfield and a common vision of a vertically-integrated egg products solution, managing the entire process from grain to finished product. This vision led Rembrandt Foods to become a leading egg ingredient producer in the United States, with global distribution. We supply egg ingredients to food manufacturers, brand owners, foodservice industries, and pet care manufacturers. Our expertise touches virtually every food category, including: mayonnaise and sauces, baked goods, confections, pasta and noodles, nutritional beverages and bars, and prepared foods.

Production Supervisor

Job Summary:

The Production Supervisor leads coworkers ensures the workforce efficiently and effectively completes work to meet goals and KPI metrics in designated Departments. The individual in this position organizes tasks and projects, communicates work related issues or downtime, and works with plant leadership to reschedule production when issues arise. The Production Supervisor trains and assesses coworker performance, and collects, compiles and distributes production and food safety data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures that workforce in designated departments efficiently and effectively completes work assignments

Supervises coworkers in designated departments, including resolution of co-worker conflicts

Leads coworkers, performs staff evaluations and ensures work deadlines are accomplished

Communicates work related issues including downtime or scheduling problems to Plant Management immediately

Conducts DuPont STOP observations

Enforces all safety policies and programs i.e. LOTO, Confine Space Entry, HAZCOM, PPE, etc.

Ensures coworker training and follows through on Six Sigma, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement , or ROE initiatives.

Follows company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety programs.

Collects, compiles and distributes production and food safety data

Follows Quality Assurance, Food Safety and SQF Certification requirements, including requirements from 3rd party customer audits

Develops and maintains good working relationships with Quality, Maintenance and warehouse departments

Ensure compliance with USDA requirement and interacts appropriately with the USDA inspector.

Establishes and monitors co-worker performance and developmental goals, assigns accountabilities, sets objectives, establishes priorities, conducts annual performance appraisals and administers wage adjustments as required

Backup:

A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences or vacancies; refer to Rembrandt Foods site-specific facility back-up matrix on file.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:

2 years' manufacturing supervisory experience

Excellent communication skills-ability to effectively communicate information-departmental and pre-shift meetings..

Mathematical Skills: Logical, Analytical, Percentages, Fractions, Moderate Algebra

Computer Skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Internet, Touch Screens

Independent Self-Starter/Team Player/Good leadership skills

Awareness and knowledge of surroundings in relation to climate, atmosphere and equipment

Knowledge of basic chemical usage and safety

Efforts and work beyond standard business hours that include nights and weekends

Analytical abilities to find waste, identify yield losses, suggest solutions, and problem solve

Advanced English: fluent in speaking, reading and writing

Preferred:

4 year degree in related field – engineering, food science, dairy manufacturing, etc.

Food manufacturing supervisory experience

Bilingual - Spanish

Continuous Improvement experience, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or 5S.

USDA experience

HTST, Membrane systems, Drying, and/or ESL experience.

Equipment:

Rubber boots, frocks, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair/beard nets, respirator mask, hard hat

Forklift, Pallet lift

Hand tools, power tools

Large push broom, kitchen pull broom, squeegee, floor mop, high-pressure wand, air hoses

Universal Expectations:

Follows all Safety, Bio-Security, Environmental, and Animal Welfare Procedures

Ensures compliance with and follows all OSHA and REI safety regulations and procedures

Ensures that all care is provided with respect to customer, client and co-workers' rights

Ensures a safe and clean work environment

Maintains confidentiality

Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks

Takes appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the SQF system.

Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.

Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits

Performs other tasks as assigned

EEO/AA and Drug Free Employer