Production Supervisor

Job Description

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Company: FreshPoint Denver
Location: US-CO-Denver
Zip Code: 80216
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:  

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why we’re at the heart of food and service.


Position Summary:

Managing the workforce and production of the Repack department efficiently, profitably, and in the best interest of FreshPoint Denver.


Key Relationships:

Leads, Merchandising Team, Warehouse Personnel, Food Safety/QA and PRDC Team


Educational Requirements

High School Diploma

College Degree Preferred


Experience Required:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in food production environment to include production management/supervisory role
  • Extensive knowledge of process controls, product flow, inventory control, quality assurance protocols, equipment optimization and supply chain management
  • Ability to develop key manufacturing performance indicators metrics and communicate to management all critical production data
  • Strong process improvement background and change management shills
  • Ability to manage a production department.
  • Ability to manage people.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to perform work assignments at an acceptable productivity level.
  • Previous pallet jack experience required
  • SQF certification or experience
  • HACCP certification or experience
  • Food Production Leadership experience (Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC)


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversees shift operation of the food production department
  • Responsible for completing the weekly production Profit and Loss statement.
  • Ensures adherence to all company standards regarding product quality and food safety practices working with Quality Assurance and Food Safety departments
  • Manages all production personnel, to include training, development, and performance management of all supervisory and hourly employees
  • Coordinates all hiring and layoff decisions regarding production staff working with HR department
  • Assist in various inventory control functions, including proper stocking and rotation.
  • Monitors raw material and packaging inventories to ensure adequate supply and freshness (rotation) to support production requirements
  • Identifies opportunities for enhanced cost reduction, yield optimization, operational safety, and quality improvements
  • Maintains a visible presence on the plant floor to monitor machine operations and provide technical guidance during all production and sanitation phases.
  • Good attendance and adherence to work schedule.
  • Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices, SQF, HACCP, Company Policies and Food Safety procedures.


Physical Requirements:

  • Moving of product up to 25 lbs. during the shift; infrequent moving of 80 lbs.
  • Bending and stooping during the shift.
  • Prolonged standing or walking during the shift.
  • Must be able to work in a cold environment (approximately 55 degrees) for long periods of time


Computer Requirements

  • Must be proficient in basic computer functions (i.e. Outlook, check email on daily basis and use calendar).
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Basic AS400 knowledge.


Work Environment

  • Warehouse, Coolers, cold environment


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

FreshPoint Denver is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time