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Manufacturing Supervisor- 2nd Shift

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

People & HR, Operations
Wisconsin, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Manufacturing Supervisor- 2nd Shift

This position is responsible for managing the manufacturing of milk replacer at the Union Center, WI facility and provide leadership to produce a high-quality product for customers through developing a safety culture that fosters personal accountability, improving plant efficiencies, maintaining positive employee relations and properly utilizing plant assets. Responsible to drive results in employee safety, improved performance, and product quality metrics for 2nd and 3rd shift.

Hours: 4PM-12:30AM

The Manufacturing Supervisor will need to:

Provides leadership for off shift production, guidance, and supervision to hourly employees by directly supervising and coordinating the activities of employees. This includes production, housekeeping, quality control and distribution to ensure safety, production, quality, and cost standards are met. This position has hourly direct reports. Upholds and demonstrates the Land O’Lakes core values.

Effectively coordinates and utilizes available resources to formulate action plans for process and quality improvement, QMS and regulatory requirements, cost reduction, etc. Conducts regular inspections and production audits; compiles required reports; supports plant quality, environmental and safety programs. Confers with management and production personnel on production problems and recommends changes to improve production and quality standards.

Effectively interacts with all employees to optimize efficiencies and meet plant objectives. Works closely with all members of management staff to ensure that the highest quality products meet scheduled commitments in a safe/efficient manner at the lowest possible cost. All other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, operations management or related field and 1+ years experience in manufacturing environment

  • In lieu of degree, a total of 5+ years in manufacturing setting with leadership experience

Required Competencies:

  • Must have ability to communicate with a variety of people and negotiate priorities

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Capacity for consistently meeting deadlines & ability to manage multiple projects

  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel & other MRP systems

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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