Production Supervisor (1st Shift) at Reser's Fine Foods

Posted in Manufacturing 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Salem, Oregon

Job Description:

This will be a 1st Shift Production Supervisor position

Start time of 4:00 a.m. working 5 days a week. Days off with vary depending on production.


General Summary: Provides leadership for a team of employees involved in production work. 


Benefits and Culture 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Full-time employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with discretionary match, wellness programs, paid time off, company paid holidays and a variety of voluntary benefit options.

We strive to be your Employer of Choice. As one of our five cornerstones, this means that we go all-out to create an environment that shows we are committed to investing in employee growth and creating a culture of belonging where employees want to build a lasting career.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

1. Supervises and coordinates food production activities, planning work schedules and assignments to meet production goals.

2. Sets clear expectations and goals for team members, provides training and support for team, measuring and monitoring performance against goal and objectives and providing feedback, mentoring and support.  

3. Prioritizes work to ensure company objectives are met and takes action to remove barriers that may prevent the team from reaching objectives.  

4. Demonstrates responsibility and reliability, working across departments to partner with Quality, Distribution, Safety, and other functions as needed.  

5. Ensures all FDA, HACCP, SQF, OSHA and other compliance, safety and regulatory processes are followed.  

6. Prepares and maintains production reports and other plant and employee documentation.  Monitors production tracking and quality systems.

7. Maintains a focus on the customer, whether internal or external customers striving to ensure customer needs are met, even in challenging circumstances. 


Job Specifications

1. 2-5 years food manufacturing experience is required.

2. Food industry experience is critical.

3. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

4. Basic PC skills and Microsoft Office applications experience.

5. Production demands required evening and/or weekend scheduling greater than 40 hours per week in an exempt role.

6. English/Spanish bilingual a plus.


Working Conditions

1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.

2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.

3. Lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 50 lbs.

4. Long periods of standing or walking on a manufacturing floor required.

5. Production demands required evening and/or weekend scheduling greater than 40 hours per week in an exempt role.


This position is eligible for a bonus based on company goals/performance.


Recipe for Success

Reser’s is the leading provider of fresh refrigerated deli salads, side dishes, and prepared foods for the supermarket, club store, and food service industries. Family owned and operated, Reser’s has been a proud sponsor of good times at racetracks, picnics, BBQs, music festivals, and affordable family meals since 1950. Reser’s family of brands include Reser’s American Classics, Main St Bistro, Stonemill Kitchens, and more. With more than 4,500 employees, Reser’s operates 14 facilities in the US, Mexico, and Canada and actively supports the communities it serves. 


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