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Production Supervisor

Location: 

Brunswick, GA, US, 31520

Req ID:  25536
Segment:  Operations

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Are you an experienced production supervisor with drive and determination to grow and advance your manufacturing career? If you are, we would like for you to consider working for a stable, family owned, company with sales in 110 countries and a workplace with a great culture. Rich Products is seeking a strong manufacturing production supervisor for our Brunswick, Georgia operation that will bring strong leadership, effective performance coaching and organizational skills our manufacturing process. 

Our Brunswick, Georgia manufacturing operation is a non-union food manufacturing plant with 300 associates. Located in beautiful coastal Brunswick, Georgia, the area offers an excellent quality of life with a variety of recreational activities due to its close proximity to Saint Simons and Jekyll Islands. Brunswick, Georgia is also located close to Savanah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida.

*This position will initially train and orient on first shift, but will be filled for either a second or third shift position.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Adheres to production schedules, assigning staff to ensure that production quotas are met for finished goods inventories.
  • Minimize waste and cost and ensures conformance to safety and quality standards.
  • Align equipment capabilities and team skill set to optimize line efficiency.
  • Advise plant management on process improvement and line optimization.
  • Train and coach team members on how to work safely and efficiently, as well as develop future technical talent.
  • Manage time efficiently. Properly balance team members and workload so all Associates have adequate break time.
  • Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth. 
  • Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems.
  • Directs requisitions for maintenance and repair of production equipment, and for machine parts and manufacturing supplies.     
  • Enforces Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and ensures safety standards are in compliance.
  • Lead sanitation efforts through safe working practices including chemical handling, PPE, and other regulatory requirements.      
  • Identifies the temporary staffing needs of unit for the following day or week and arrange for the presence and assignment of temporary or regular labor to the unit prior to line start-up.
  • Participates in weekly GMP, sanitation and safety inspections throughout the production departments and corrects, or issues work orders to correct, any identified deficiencies.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will:

  • Completed a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years’ experience as a front-line supervisor or lead, or a minimum of five years’ experience working in front-line leadership. 
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and Time and Attendance tracking programs (i.e. Kronos, eTime, etc.)
  • Have experience with quality standards and specifications.
  • Preferably knowledge and understanding of progressive manufacturing tools and systems such as Lean, Six Sigma, TPM, SPC, Kaizen/Continuous Improvement, etc.
  • Preferably have experience understanding, planning, and executing labor standards and run rates to optimize production costs. Effective workforce planning.
  • Preferably have a knowledge of GMPs and food safety regulations and requirements.
  • Understand how to plan and lead operations processes to ensure that the right people, materials, and equipment are available and ready to make the right amount of scheduled product on time.
  • Possess a strong ability to coach and develop the workforce.

#IND123

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

Job Segment: Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Business Process, Six Sigma, Management

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