Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Fairless Hills, PA 19030
United States
Job Description


  • Is responsible for employees following plant safety rules and regulations, including Cardinal Rules, mobile equipment pre-inspections, using proper PPE as required, and following safe practices is a production and warehouse environment.

  • Responsible for providing supervision, leadership and coaching to train new employees and monitor employees in his area of responsibility.

  • Ensuring compliance with all QC requirements (GMP, Feed safety, etc.)

  • Maintains high standards for housekeeping and taking advantage of available labor resources to manage housekeeping tasks. Makes sure Operators keep their work areas neat and clean up spills during their shift as they occur. Ensures that Maintenance staff cleanup after their work is completed.

  • Works to minimize scrap, waste, and rework from packaging operations is completed in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for holding Red Zone huddles and addressing problems and for running shift huddles to assign personnel. Ensures records are accurate and lost time data is entered into Red Zone

  • Oversees Shipping following dayshift hours for bulk and package truck loading.

  • Ensures truck loaders are performing proper inspections of trailers, paperwork is completed properly, and loading happens in an efficient manner.

  • Responsible for workplace safety by promptly addressing the root causes of OIIs and Near Misses. Conducts effective accident investigations, toolbox talks and safety meetings, promptly addressing safety concerns raised by employees, and leading by example.

  • Ensures the shift operates in compliance with OSHA, company EHS rules and quality standards by ensuring employees work safely and wear required PPE.

  • Works with maintenance to ensure PMs are completed as scheduled and equipment is available.

  • Responsible for ensuring that operating procedures are followed, and that Operators are properly trained.

  • Responsible for good shift hand off, communicating production, quality, & EHS issues to other shifts through the Shift-Huddles

  • Ensures the plant is shutdown in a safe and secure manner.

  • Reviews and approves hourly payroll for his/her employees.

  • Accountable and Responsible for managing shift, vacation, and overtime scheduling.

  • Responsible for providing vacation and weekend coverage as necessary.

  • Provides back-up support to the Production Manager and Production Supervisor’s during his/her absence.