Production Supervisor - Overnights
Company: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Kemps is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA),
a diary marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family
farmers. Since 1914, Kemps has provided families with fresh,
delicious dairy products, fresh milk, frozen yogurt, sour cream,
cottage cheese and frozen novelty treats. By joining Kemps, you can
help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply
about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate
the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible
team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities -
come join us! We are currently seeking a Production
Supervisor-Overnights for our Cass-Clay plant in Fargo, ND that
produces branded and private label fluid milk and yogurt. In this
essential role, you will provide work direction and leadership to
production employees while ensuring the production process flows
smoothly and daily production goals are met. Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to: Monitor the pasteurizing,
separating, cooling, filling, mixing, clean-up, standardizing,
packaging, and storing operations to ensure that plant production
and quality standards are met.
Work effectively with unionized employees to promote positive and
productive working relationships. Understand and effectively
applies work rules, union contract provisions, and employment
policies. Administer discipline consistently and fairly. Observe
and/or participates in employee grievances, gaining knowledge from
Human Resources and plant management. Actively communicate with
employees through shift meetings and informal methods.
Monitor the equipment used in production process (i.e., pasteurizer
and culture vats) to ensure that equipment is functioning
efficiently and is properly cleaned and sanitized. Arrange for
timely repair/resolution of equipment failures.
Actively promote safe work behaviors and holds self and others
accountable for following safety rules and regulations. Conducts
accident/injury investigations and sends reports of injury to HR in
a timely manner to meet rapid reporting standards.
Understand and fulfill the requirements of SQF 2000 Level 3 code of
regulation for food safety and quality.
Assist the Plant Manager and Production Manager with compiling and
analyzing production and cost data for required company and
Proactively seek ways to increase operational efficiency and
contain costs. Identify and implement best practices in
establishing SOP's and managing labor. Think creatively and
abstractly to develop alternative possibilities to drive
Support, demonstrate and promote Kemps' Values. Integrity (Build
Trust), Passion (Carry the Vision), Performance (Produce Results),
Quality (Lead the Way), Innovation (Make It Better), Accountability
Requirements: Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Food Science,
Dairy Science, Business Administration. Will consider 5-7 years of
work experience in dairy or food industry manufacturing in lieu of
3+ years of food manufacturing experience and 1+ year of
supervisory experience in a food manufacturing environment
Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package available 1st of the month
after start date
401(k) with company contribution - 100% vested on day one of
Paid vacation and holidays
Career growth opportunities - we promote from within!
Service recognition and employee rewards
Employee referral program
Work for dairy farm families An Equal Opportunity Employer
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