2nd Shift Production Supervisor Booneville

Location: Booneville, MS
Job Status: Full Time

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Marathon Cheese Corporation

Who are we? We are a leader in cheese packaging. We set the bar high for innovation. We are a family of thousands across four locations. We hold natural cheese packaging to its highest standards. Our family of employees are just that—our family. It is our people who make Marathon Cheese Corporation the innovative company it is and whose passion and commitment make our products stand out. Our mission is to package with pride, possibility, persistence, principle and partnership. That’s who Marathon Cheese is!

Join our family at our Booneville, MS Plant were we are seeking to hire a 2nd Shift Production Supervisor.

This position is responsible for overseeing the safety, quality, and efficiency of the production operation. The Production Supervisor is a front line resource for the production staff and will take a leadership role in coordinating day to day activities on shift. This position reports to the Shift Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Knows employees on the shift by name.

  • Assumes complete ownership for operational results.

  • Prioritizes food safety, people safety, and quality above all else.

  • Has a safety first mindset, ensures employees are using safe practices, and engages when they do not.

  • Actively communicates to employees upcoming changes within the plant.

  • Skills to teach, lead, encourage, and appreciate production employees in a professional manner.

  • Actively confronts underperformance or behavioral issues in ways that are consistent with the company’s core values.

  • Possesses deep knowledge of how production lines operate, what employees should be doing, and operational SOPs. Leverages this knowledge to engage and coach employees toward improvement.

  • Provides thorough and timely responses to employee questions.

  • Possesses a continuous improvement mindset. Raises the bar by asking employees how things can be better, actively listening to responses, and takes steps to improve them.

  • Demonstrates and ensures Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Understands, embraces, communicates, and enforces company policies and procedures.

  • Troubleshoots and problem solves in a fast moving environment.

  • Effectively utilizes labor and other resources to maximize efficiency and productivity.

  • Performs supervisory functions including, but not limited to; employee scheduling, performance management, disciplinary action, responding to employee questions and concerns, and work direction.

  • Completes and reviews department paperwork and daily reports.

  • Effectively utilizes labor and other resources to maximize efficiency and productivity.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and leadership skills

  • Good conflict management and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy

  • Good organizational skills

  • Tactfully maintain confidentiality of information with employees and public

  • Knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, Excel, ERP) and office equipment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to work overtime and/or weekends when required

  • Must be goal oriented, confident, outgoing and able to work well under pressure.

Education and Experience

  • Combination of education and experience: An Associate Degree in a related field with 5 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor Degree in a related field with 2 years of relevant experience is preferred

  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) preferred

  • Experience in a Food Production/Manufacturing environment is highly preferred.

Work Environment

Production Supervisors work in a state of the art production facility that includes different types of machines and robotics. It is a clean, climate-controlled environment. The position is fast paced and requires a safety mind at all times. There will be long periods of standing and walking on a daily basis and Production Supervisors must be required to sit, walk, climb stairs, and lift up to 100 pounds occasionally. Some work related travel (10%) is required.

Core Hours

  • 1st Shift: Monday thru Friday, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. *Saturday hours are generally 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs
  • 2nd Shift: Monday thru Friday, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. *Saturday hours are generally 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs.
  • 3rd Shift: Monday thru Friday, 10:00 pm to 6:00 am. *Saturday hours are generally 6:00 pm to 12:00 am or until Sanitation is complete. Please note we have a Monday night start for 3rd Shift. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs.

This job posting is meant to give an overview of the available position. This does not cover every detail of expectations of the position. Duties and responsibilities may be added or modified at any time.