Production Supervisor

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LOCATION

Rochester, NY

JOB SUMMARY

The Production Supervisor would work closely with the operations team and have a range of responsibilities from ensuring production meets health, sanitation, and quality standards to managing plant personnel.  For the right candidate, the position could evolve into opportunities to work with the engineering and R&D teams, specifically on machinery design, improvements, modifications, and commercialization of new technologies. 

 

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Farther Farms’ processing facility sells a food safe, consistent product into the market;

  • The manufacturing facility is maintained in a clean, organized, and functional state, and all food safety plans, sanitation plans, regulations, and schedule processes are followed;

  • Through your leadership you have created a safe work environment, and prioritized a culture of growth opportunities, training, and development with your team;

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • 3-5+ years of broad-based food manufacturing operations management experience;

  • Supervisory experience, management education, and/or demonstrated planning, organizing, goal setting, controlling, self-development, decision making, and presentation skills;

  • Comprehensive knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s practices, USDA and FDA regulations, GFSI schemes, SGF/PCQI/BRC and/or Better Process Control;

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the day-to-day production operations of Farther Farms’ potato processing plant;

  • Oversee and ensure production output, product quality, and timeline;

  • Aid in writing LOTO equipment procedures and SOP’s; participate in the development and implementation of food safety and regulatory plans;

  • Lead implementation of and ensure continued compliance to food safety plans, regulations, sanitation plans, pest control and other pre-requisite programs; reassess adequacy of HACCP Plan continually and whenever any changes occur;

  • Advise on process steps and practicality of control measures;

  • Report food safety and quality problems to the food safety and management teams immediately;

  • Identify field and plant problems for corrective action;

  • Identify processes, implement improvements, and communicate on a regular basis plans that support the goals of the organization;

  • Ensure materials, manpower, and equipment are utilized in the most efficient manner;

  • Lead operations team post-production into sanitation activities;

  • When needed, interface with the public, lead facility tours, and participate in conversations with customers and strategic parties as identified by the management team;

  • Build and manage a team of employees - including hiring, assignment of responsibilities, scheduling, and training – and foster an environment of growth opportunities and development, consistent with company culture.

 

COMPENSATION AND POSITION DETAILS

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

 

Farther Farms is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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