Production Supervisor - Texas
Company: Primal Pet Foods
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
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
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
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
Ensure accurate completion of employee time records.
Provide coaching and counseling on a one-to-one basis as part of
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
Recognizing problems in production, reacting quickly, and offering
Monitoring the recording of all information on production
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
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
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
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
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
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
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