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Position Title: Production Supervisor - 3rd shift 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Rice Lake 

Requisition ID: 6814 




Provide guidance and leadership to production personnel to promote achievement of plant objectives.   Manage labor, material, and overhead costs within budgeted standards.  Ensure finished product meets customer requirements.  Develop teams that are self-managing, motivated, and innovative.  Through coaching, training, and recognition, create an environment of continuous improvement.  Provide development opportunities for team members.  Attend required plant training programs per the training schedule.  Deliver selected training programs as required.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



*  Maintain a safe and productive work environment for employees by ensuring that they receive training on and follow plant safety policies and procedures.

*  Ensure that employees have and properly use Personal Protective Equipment and safety devices.

*  Serve as an active member of the core and shift safety teams.

*  Take corrective action when unsafe conditions or acts are identified, and investigate accidents and near misses.  Use continuous improvement (McCain Competitive Edge) tools to determine the root cause, and develop and implement permanent solutions to prevent recurrence.

*  In emergencies, direct control efforts and evacuation / reentry.

*  Coach employees on doing  Behavior Observations and enable their participation in the program.



*  Ensure that all employees on the shift follow Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and other requirements regarding quality and food safety.

*  Monitor product quality and take appropriate action to prevent or limit production of out-of-spec products.

*  Use continuous improvement tools to determine the root cause of quality defects, and develop and implement permanent solutions to prevent recurrence.



*  Direct the shift to achieve standard throughputs on all products.

*  Minimize operational downtime.

*  Ensure that equipment is running efficiently.  Work with maintenance to correct deficiencies and minimize mechanical downtime. 

*  Manage the process for testing new equipment and products.

*  Maintain effective customer / supplier relationship, both within and outside the production team.



*  Direct the shift to meet budgeted standards for labor, materials, and overhead costs.

*  Develop and monitor assigned spending and labor budgets.

*  Use continuous improvement (McCain Competitive Edge) tools to determine the root cause of inefficiencies, and develop and implement permanent solutions to prevent recurrence.

*  Lead or support continuous improvement efforts.

*  Audit the daily process to ensure Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Work are followed, Statistical Process Control is utilized, and proper documentation is completed.

*  Train and coach employees on 5S, and insure sustainment of the program.



*  Directly supervise up to 70 employees in accordance with company policies and applicable law, including Equal Employment Opportunity requirements. 

--Interview and select job candidates

--Train, develop, motivate, and coach employees

--Plan, assign, and direct work

--Appraise performance

--Use the corrective action process to address performance issues

--Address complaints and resolve problems

*  Support development of teams and team members

--Create an open, problem-solving environment

--Work to reduce variation in work processes

--Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data

--Move decision-making to the lowest possible level

--Build trust and maximize collaboration among individuals and teams

--Create a learning environment leading to the most efficient work processes

--Inspire commitment in others to achieve plant and team goals

--Improve team ability to cope with change

*  Communicate effectively in a variety of settings:  one-on-one; small or large group; with peers, direct reports, and bosses

*  Meet McCain's Leading Growth Expectations:  inspire results, develop people, be a role model, and create the future



*  Manage daily warehouse, shipping, and receiving functions.

*  Substitute for or assist shift supervisors.

*  Complete special projects that move the business forward. 

*  Lead Statistical Process Control training and development.

*  Function as plant resource for the packaging area.

*  Develop training materials and provide training.

*  Coordinate efforts with others.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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. 
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: Greater North America 
Department: ​Rice Lake Production - 3rd Shift ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Rice Lake 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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