Refresco US - Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Company: Refresco US
Location: 1701 South Lee Street, Fort Gibson, OK, 74434
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Non Alcoholic
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Roles and Responsibilities:

Focus the shift on the key drivers of financial performance, daily output, efficiency, manpower planning, waste reduction, and quality assurance.

Directs and coordinates activities of in processing materials or manufacturing products in industrial organization.

Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan shift operations.

Plans shift production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.

Prepares shift schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.

Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.

Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.

Resolves employee complaints or submits unsettled complaints to Human Resources.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • College degree preferred. 

Additional Skill Sets

  • Ability to communicate change effectively and build a commitment to overcome resistance to change. Prepares and supports those employees affected by the culture change. Monitors transition and evaluates results.

  • Balances group and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others. Contributes to building a positive employee relations environment. Able to build morale and group commitment to goals and objectives.

  • Maintain an effective knowledge of our company financial, budget and operational goals.

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Physical Demands

The physical demands outlined below are representative of those that must be met bay an employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Use hands to finder, handle, touch and manipulate items.
  • Speak and/or hear
  • Stand for extended periods, walk and reach with hands or arms.
  • Occasionally stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, twist and walk.
  • Have vision abilities to include proximate vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus as well as be able to effectively see and process computer generated images on a screen or hand-held device.


This Job Description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their manager or supervisor.

About Refresco:
Refresco is the leading European bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices for retailers and branded customers. With production in 9 EU countries and the US, our global sourcing and local R&D capabilities offer an almost unlimited variety of products, manufactured to customer specifications and requirements. In addition to the efficiency of our bottling processes, we can also provide our customers with total supply chain solutions – from planning and sourcing of raw materials and packaging through to warehousing and transportation. We focus on providing high customer service levels as well as core innovations through the introduction of new packages, flavors and varieties of soft drinks and fruit juices. In (co-)designing new products, we share extensive knowledge of market trends, local consumer preferences, product formulas, raw materials, and new production technologies. We are able to develop new concepts and bring these to market in an extremely short time frame. In 2015 we realized full year volumes and revenue of circa 6.1 billion liters and circa €2.0 billion, respectively. We employ circa 5,000 people in Europe and the US. Our head office is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. For more information, please visit