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Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift

Bartlett, IL
Production Supervisor-2nd Shift


Bartlett, IL


The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising production employees in a food manufacturing environment. The position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Manage, develop and motivate direct reports;
  2. Ensure effective employee relations. Resolve employee issues through problem resolution. Provide employee coaching and administer performance contacts when needed;
  3. Ensure that Health & Safety rules and regulations are adhered to and all appropriate Health & Safety programs/policies are followed;
  4. Ensure that the quality of the product produced meets specifications and adheres to the quality systems, processes and procedures;
  5. Lead department/shift through management of staff to ensure the smooth running of the production process;
  6. Balance quality, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results and continuously improve in all areas;
  7. Develop solid understanding of ingredients, products, processes and equipment;
  8. Ensure problem solving and troubling shooting skills are used by employees to identify root causes and to take fast, effective action to resolve production problems;
  9. Work closely with other Shift Supervisors to ensure production handovers are effectively communicated;
  10. Monitor, measure and report on production related performance;
  11. Track time and attendance using ADP software, administer performance contacts as required by policy;
  12. Lead meetings with employees as required; and
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee.
The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


  1. Leadership
  2. Performance Management
  3. Problem Solving/Analysis
  4. Results Driven
  5. Communication Proficiency
  6. Time Management


  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, or four years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination or education and experience. 
  • Minimum three years as a supervisor of a department with at least ten employees required.


  • Intermediate Language skills – ability to read/interpret documents, ability to write routine reports/correspondence, ability to speak effectively
  • Intermediate Mathematical Skills – ability to calculate figures/amounts
  • High Reasoning Ability – ability to solve practical problems & deal with variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Computer Skills including manufacturing software, payroll systems, spreadsheets, word processing software
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred


  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (maximum of a full shift – 8 hours)
  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs, and climb ladders
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis

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Onward Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits promotions, training, termination or any other condition of employment or career development.   All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.
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