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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Production Supervisor nights

Operations Administrative


Job Details


Summary: The Production Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day supervision of around 20 employees who perform specific tasks as part of operations activities in a food-manufacturing environment. The Supervisor is responsible for communicating expectations, building accountability, and delivering desired results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost. The Supervisor assures employees complete tasks in accordance with relevant company and legislative food safety and food quality requirements. This person demonstrates the Henningsen Foods/Michael Foods competencies of Task Management, Improvement Focus, Professional Knowledge and Skills, Service Focus, Strategic Thinking, Teamwork, Communication and Influence, Leadership, and Drive/Motivation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Supports corporate strategy by assisting the development of team and individual goals, objectives, operational standards, and expectations for Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Be involved in KPIs and following up on Safety meeting. Tool box talks are done daily and also involved with Engage 90.
  • Builds collaborative partnerships within departmental lines to achieve departmental and team results.
  • Supports continued process improvement. Provides insight and ideas in encouraging others to try new approaches to solve day-to-day opportunities and key business issues.
  • Supervises a designated work group by fostering a culture of continued learning and development.
  • Assists employees in all daily functions including food safety, personal safety, product quality, GMPs, SSOPs and equipment operation. Performs job functions when employees are absent.
  • Drives individual accountability and ownership of results. Fosters accountability for direct reports in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Enforces compliance with company policies, procedures, and operational standards.
  • Performs performance evaluations for employees at scheduled intervals.
  • Assists Safety Department in the investigation of accidents and injuries.
  • Understands business processes and executes direction based upon business priority and strategy under the guidance of management. Communication and Influence, Leadership, and Drive/Motivation.
  • Inspects all paperwork generated for production lots for any inconsistencies or deviations prior to production lot completion.
  • Perform equipment Pre-Operation and Operational Sanitation inspection on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • High school diploma required.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Safety or Quality – preferred.

  • Experience in line operation and manufacturing practices strongly preferred. Previous leadership experience helpful.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment, systems, and tools, as well as productivity principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Improvement (CI) Principles, Production Processes, Quality tools, Material flow and management.
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of safe work practices and GMPs
  • Previous indirect experience with effective labor planning and scheduling
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to prepare and give written and oral instructions.
  • Multi-project/multi-tasking capability.
  • Fundamental mathematical skills
  • Ability to understand the overall business operation and the impact of decisions, performance, and behavior
  • Ability to effectively listen, offer solutions and resolve concerns/issues
  • Ability to establish and shift priorities as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks and to work under time constraints to meet deadlines.
  • Food Industry experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, to include Word, Excel; Proficient in Email Product, Google suite a plus.
  • Ability to work as a team leader as well as a team member building strong relationships across the organization
  • Ability to handle Confidential and Sensitive matters
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.




    Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

    Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

    Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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