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Production Supervisor - Texas

Company: Primal Pet Foods
Location: Abilene
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

The Primal Pet Group includes manufacturers of fully prepared, human-grade raw foods, treats, and supplements for dogs and cats. The Primal Pet Group was founded with the goal of improving the quality of life and overall health and happiness of pets through wholesome raw foods that mimic the diet of animals in the wild. We are looking for reliable, motivated, pet companions to join our fast-paced, growing Prairie Dog Team in Abilene, Texas. Our Quality Department is growing! Help us grow our team!

Come see what Prairie Dog Pet Products is all about

We're Essential!

Since the onset of this unfortunate pandemic, we remain open as an essential business and continue to produce quality pet food products for cats and dogs nationwide. As we continue to grow as a company, we want to invite you into our family of dedicated employees that are making a difference in the wellbeing of pets. Primal offers consistent and dependable hours to hard-working employees committed to delivering the premium quality our brand is built on.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Production Manager, this position is responsible for facilitating the daily operations by their respective assignments. The Production Supervisor will oversee the Team Lead and Line Employees to ensure they are fully resourced and adhere to processes necessary for the completion of daily production requirements, compliance with all food safety requirements, and adherence to GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices). In this capacity, follows all procedures related to quality, efficiency, and safety. Team projects or other assignments as assigned by the Production Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties
Responsible for all safety, quality, and productivity relevant to the production department and employee groups that are assigned.
Effective training of personnel in safety awareness, use of personal protection equipment, departmental procedures, and proper operation of relevant equipment
Develop training materials, to include SOP, Work Instructions, Forms, and Assessments.
Train Production staff on SOP's, training materials, and all applicable processes according to their job task
Evaluate and enforce company safety, sanitation, and operation policies and procedures.
Initiate good housekeeping practices by implementing cleaning tasks throughout the work area.
Develop and implement shift assignments as needed.
Proactively address potential issues/problems.
Assist in the ordering of supplies and other related equipment needed.
Ensure accurate completion of employee time records.
Provide coaching and counseling on a one-to-one basis as part of staff development.
Responsible for the safe operation of all equipment as well as reporting any malfunctions according to established quality-oriented and safety procedures.
Works closely with Management to ensure that product is consistent with and meets specifications
Oversees employee's productivity, implements and supports GMP's, including the proper use of equipment materials, minimizes turnover and ensures a reliable and agile labor force.
Analyze and adjust Team schedules as needed.
Delegate production tasks to all pertinent personnel
Complying with GMPs, HACCP, and other Food Safety, quality, and security guidelines and strictly adhering to all Primal Pet Foods specifications
Recognizing problems in production, reacting quickly, and offering immediate solutions
Monitoring the recording of all information on production paperwork
Filling the demands of day-to-day operations by stepping in and filling in for different roles when needed and completing other tasks as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Punctual and Regular Attendance Required

Qualifications And Skills
2 or more years of experience at a supervisory level in a manufacturing environment.
Must have 2 years of Degree is required.
Strong leadership skills, with an ability to build trust, provide direction, and vitality to execute with excellence and achieve extraordinary results.
Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines to meet the needs of the business.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written and strong managerial skills including: good judgment, planning, organizing, innovative approach to problem solving, motivate employees.
Must have a good practical knowledge of FDA, GMP's, HACCP, OSHA, etc., with a good background with processing and packaging equipment.
Good ability to read, speak and communicate in English with employees, direct supervisors, team leads and upper management.
Bilingual ability preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision.

We Offer Great Benefits And Perks

Paid Time off including Vacation and Sick time!

Paid Company Holidays Each Year

Affordable medical insurance, including options with UHC, and more!

Competitive dental, vision, and supplemental insurance. Plus, discounted pet insurance!

401k with company match up to 4%

Internal Career opportunities, training, and much more!

Primal Pet Group is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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