Refresco U.S. Inc. - Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Company: Refresco U.S. Inc.
Location: Fort Gibson, OK, 74434
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Non Alcoholic
Date Posted: 12/1/2016

Roles and Responsibilities

Directs and coordinates activities of production department(s) in processing materials and manufacturing our various beverage products.

Ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety and all GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices).

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

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

Develops or revises standard operational and working practices in order to ensure compliance with standards.

Compiles, stores, and retrieves production reports and data.

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

Strong knowledge and demonstrative practice of HAACP/SQG/Bio Terrorism.

Passion for Food Safety and regulatory and audit compliance.

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

Resolves employee complaints in a proactive and professional manner.

Develop and implement plans to improve talent acquisition.

Provide training and mentoring in order to meet department and organization needs.

Ability to communicate change effectively and build commitment.

Align subordinate staff objectives and tasks to our Core Values and Performance metrics.

Mentor and discipline as necessary to ensure compliance with all company policies, practices and procedures.

Maintain effective manpower utilization systems.

Lead company team members in an ethical manner that is consistent to the core values of Whitlock Packaging Corporation.

Apply leadership direction and job instructions using a communications approach that is clear, specific, and non-punishing to our collective team.

Embrace leadership demeanor that encourages team members to gain a sense of purpose in all front line activities.

Qualifications and Education

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Operations Management/Industrial Engineering from an accredited college or university is required. 

Six to ten years management experience within a manufacturing environment is required.  Beverage, food, or pharmaceutical experience is preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of Lean/Lean Six Sigma/Operational Excellence is required. 

Leadership experience and developing innovative learning activities is necessary.

Additional Skill Sets

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.

  • Use hands to handle, touch and manipulate items.

  • 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.

  • Ability to walk within a manufacturing plant environment as necessary.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

  • Walk for extended periods, walk and reach with hands or arms.

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.