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Production Supervisor in McDonough, GA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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JobID: 370244

Production Supervisor (Overnight Shift)

Johnson Service Group is seeking an experienced Production Supervisor with food industry experience for our client in McDonough, GA. The Production Supervisor will be responsible for overall performance of staff for assigned shift by providing effective direction, follow-up, training and supervision, managing production operations consistent with company goals of satisfying customer requirements within government regulations.  The supervisor sets up, adjusts, operates and maintains various automated production equipment in a modern and complex food production facility.  Additionally, this position performs specific duties in the following areas: mixing, oven, packaging, scaling, warehouse, quality control and sanitation.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for overall shift deliverables including staff performance and production goals (quality, cost, safety, efficiency, sanitation, productivity, morale).  Resolves production issues as they arise. 
  • Assures appropriate staffing levels for efficient operations through hiring, training, and scheduling employees. 
  • Fairly and consistently adheres to and administers all Facility policies. 
  • Supervise and implement training of employees on proper GMP’s; Lock-out/tag-out, HACCP, HAZCOM and other safety training.
  • Works with other departments to coordinate production activities and accomplish plant goals.  Communicates daily with other shift supervisors to ensure smooth hand-off between shifts and/or efficient use of resources.
  • First point of contact and reliable resource for all employee and team needs.  This includes timely and meaningful follow-up to all questions, concerns & ideas, and being very visible and approachable in the eyes of employees.
  • Area-specific process improvement activities including identification of opportunities, project planning and execution.
  • Performance management and individual skill development of all employees, which may include completing regular performance, reviews.
  • Deliver all attendance and other counseling using the Plant Manager and Human Resources Manager to assist with serious, complex, or terminable offenses.
  • Ensure effective training, assessment and feedback for new employees during the probation/orientation period or for employees transferring between areas


  • Associate's Degree in a related field
  • 5+ years food production experience to include 1 year in a supervisory or lead capacity
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, teamwork and partnership skills
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflict and manage challenging situations
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Preferred: BA/BS in Food Science, Engineering, Business, and/or related program