Coastal Growers is seeking applicants for a Production Supervisor in Atmore, AL. Coastal Growers is a grower-owned LLC peanut shelling plant owned by local farm families in the southeast.   


PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

SALARY: $55k - $65k

BASED UPON EXPERIENCE


POSITION SUMMARY:

Our Production Supervisor is a key part of the Production department and team. This role leads front line Production employees to accomplish production throughput and quality goals in a safe and cost-efficient manner. Our Production Supervisor also manages employee performance and develops employees.


JOB DUTIES:

  • Responsible for scheduling daily and weekly production assignments for front line production team
  • Supervise employees who will be moving, cleaning, shelling, sorting, sizing, and packaging peanuts.
  • Set and operate shelling equipment.
  • Proactively monitors and measures production department throughput and quality metrics daily; responsible for coaching, counseling, and managing employees via timely feedback and development
  • Maintain detailed and accurate production records. Assist in the training and evaluation of employees assigned to the department.  Review operations and implement corrective action for improvements and changes.
  • Responsible for labor variance in the department.
  • Partners with Health & Safety function to advance production department safety programs and improve employee safety in the workplace
  • Serve as the ‘face’ for employees on assigned shift; lead daily team huddles and monthly team meetings to drive team alignment, productivity, and safety
  • Serve as the on-site safety representative during emergency situations and when manager is offsite. Responsible for investigating and reporting safety incidents and identifying corrective actions to address safety findings.
  • Partner with sanitation function to drive compliance in production department sanitation.
  • Assists Plant Manager in developing department-operating budget.
  • Uses lean manufacturing processes to drive continuous process improvements in quality, productivity, sanitation, and safety.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 1+ years leadership or supervisory experience
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and extra hours, as needed


PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years supervisory experience
  • Associates degree in maintenance, manufacturing, or related technical field
  • Previous experience with implementing behavior-based safety programs
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail


SCHEDULE/WORK CONDITIONS:

Shift availability:

• Overnight Shift (Preferred)

• Day Shift (Preferred)

• Night Shift (Preferred)

The work environment will be non-climate controlled. The warehouse and production areas will be hot during the summer and cold during the winter. This individual will spend about 40% of time in the warehouse/production area and 60% in the office area. This role could also require standing, walking, and ladder climbing for 4 or more hours per shift. They must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environments.


COVID POLICY:

  • We will now monitor your temperature as you enter and check for cough and difficulty of breathing. Screening out employees with any of these symptoms helps keep everybody inside safe.
  • All staff are urged to take basic preventive measures to avoid exposure to or infection by the virus causing COVID-19 like washing your hands often.
  • Use discretion when choosing to visit large, crowded public areas.
  • Please adhere to the social distance guidelines while you are entering and exiting the facility, your work area and while on breaks.
  • If you feel sick at all, stay at home and monitor your symptoms.


BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Paid time off


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