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Position Title: Production Supervisor 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Plover Appetizer 

Requisition ID: 28802 



Summary of Position:

The Producton Supervisor is responsible to organize, monitor, and audit production line activities to ensure conformance to established requirements regarding quality, cost, productivity, safety (both personnel and product), sanitation, and employee competence. Provide information and follow-up on overall product conditions (meeting or not meeting specifications, problem areas with equipment, specifications, packaging supplies, raw product challenges, pack and line schedule, etc) to Supervisors and operators for optimum efficiency. Ensure uniform application and interpretation of established SOP’s, specifications, shift-to-shift congruency, and coordination of employee training.


Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Working in part through subordinate supervisors, leads, manages overall production of shift.
  • Works effectively with Quality Assurance Manager to ensure finished product meets quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Works effectively with Sanitation supervisor to ensure plant sanitation and GMPs are met.
  • Works effectively with Maintenance to ensure equipment efficiency and promotes teamwork being the two groups.
  • Proactively foster and promote the safe work habits of employees.  Ensure proper safety policies and procedures are followed.  Active participation in health & safety initiatives, taking a lead role in safety optimization in the drive towards zero incidents.
  • Administer supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Assist in preparation for, completion, review and follow up on audits.
  • Recommend methods of improving productivity of employees.
  • Responsible for staffing and development of personnel on their respective shifts.
  • Work closely with other Shift Supervisors and Production Manager to achieve production goals and KPI’s efficiently.
  • Win with customers and consumers by ensuring all product quality specifications are being followed and adhered to, with an emphasis on minimizing variance.
  • Ensure all HACCP guidelines, rules and regulations are being followed throughout the food production process, including the proper completion of all required documentation.
  • Oversee performance management system for production employees including performance appraisals, coaching and progressive discipline as required.
  • Develop the continuous improvement spirit through the support of Lean Sigma principles and MDI events.
  • Be an ambassador of RTM and MDI
  • Miscellaneous related duties that may be assigned from time to time, including conducting test runs on new or existing products, accident investigation, etc.
  • Other related duties as assigned.



  • Minimum five years supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Degree/diploma in Business or related discipline is preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of experience and educational qualifications.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written).
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently using effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership, reasoning and judgement will be required to facilitate proper planning and implementation. 


Position Type / Expected Hours of Work 

Full-time, 45 hours per week 

12-hour shift, on 2-2-3 woring schedule 



  • All employees have the right to question or refuse a work-related directive that is unsafe.
  • All employees are expected to take appropriate measures regarding employee, product, or equipment safety.


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of McCain and each of its establishments to select and employ the best qualified personnel in all facilities and at all locations, to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including upgrading, promotion and training and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, non-job related disability or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.





McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: NA Appetizer Manufacturing 
Department: ​Infinity Production Lines ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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