Value Added 1st Shift Production Supervisor

Position Details

  • Manage all aspects of the separate value-added production process, including R&D of new value-added products
  • Maintain proper levels and manage inventory of all raw materials, ingredients, packaging and finished goods
  • Ensure employees follow the proper sanitation standards in an allergen sensitive area
  • Perform weekly finished goods inventory level check
  • Monitor and review production progress against deadline targets to schedule & ensure on-time delivery
  • Communicate any changes to scheduled delivery dates and times with the appropriate personnel/departments
  • Ensure value added room equipment and facilities are maintained and needed repairs are communicated to Maintenance as required in order to create a highly effective working environment
  • Training all employees on proper use of value-added equipment/machinery
  • Be aware of and promote best practice and performance standards; identify individual training needs
  • Address staff discipline or grievance issues with HR in order to maintain appropriate records in accordance with company procedures
  • Manage change to meet current business requirements
  • Strive towards operational excellence; getting it right the 1st time, high productivity, high efficiency, high effectiveness, minimize waste and maximize value
  • Create weekly planner to keep production updated with needs and to eliminate overtime
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required; ability to read and write
  • Knowledge of seafood processing; FDA, USDA, HACCP and SQF standards preferred; HACCP & SQF certification a plus
  • Planning, negotiating and organizing; time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good judgment & excellent communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Respectful handling of employee, employment and value added production issues
  • Ability to build a high-performance team who can operate effectively, efficiently, productively and cost effectively
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt
  • Solid computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications
  • Seafood manufacturing/processing background
  • Research & development skills to include:
    • ingredient knowledge
    • food preparation & presentation
  • Completion of all general safety, sanitation and hygiene procedures, paying particular attention to detail regarding allergens, as well as OSHA required training
  • Product/production processes
  • Use of eye safety glasses, gloves, hair net, work boots and frock is required

The facility is a wet and cold environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses and work boots. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

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