Job Detail: Production Supervisor

Job Order #11549

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
1/27/2021 Production Supervisor Fort Smith - Arkansas Food and Beverages


Walker Elliott has partnered with our client in the Foods and Beverages industry to locate a Production Supervisor for its Arkansas manufacturing plant.

  • The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of 18 to 24 employees in a high-speed bottling operation.
  • Provide all assigned employees any information and resources necessary to perform their daily job responsibilities.  
  • Create development plans for employees to address opportunities for improvement.
  • Monitor production schedule to identify potential scheduling issues.
  • Coordinate the quarantining and disposition of defective supplies.
  • Monitor product quality issues and resolve them as needed.
  • Identify issues where procedural changes are necessary and issue Corrective Action Requests to assist in resolving these issues.
  • Maintain budgetary line efficiencies and production performance to reduce or eliminate rework.
  • Ensure accurate coding of payroll.
  • Monitor line maintenance and supplies spending to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Monitor and reduce line setup and downtime.
  • Ensure first time quality on production lines to eliminate rework costs.
  • Plan for productive or value-added work for employees during line downtime.
  • Assist in budget preparation (line staffing, targeted efficiencies, theoretical maximums).
  • Assist in the preparation of capital projects and implementation.

Special Projects:

  • Ensure employees receive proper equipment training, quality training, and production guidelines before production.
  • Assist in researching needed improvements for line operations.
  • Test new products and procedures as required.
  • Special team assignments as required

Special Programs:

  • Conduct periodic safety inspections, complete incident reports, enforce company PPE usage policy.
  • ISO 9000
  • ISO 14000
  • OHSAS 18000
  • ISO 22000
  • PMP's - SMART

Educational Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in engineering, science, or technical field.

Experience / Background:

  • Experience in a high-speed manufacturing and highly automated environment.
  • Maintenance/mechanical experience is a plus.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Managed, supervised, and led employees.
  • Troubleshooting manufacturing machinery and equipment.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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