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Production Supervisor


Niles, IL, US, 60714

Req ID:  24751

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


The Case Erector Operator will be responsible for setting up and changing equipment based upon product need, while adhering to all food safety and food quality guidelines.

  • Must be able to set up, change over, adjust, repair and operate all machinery/ equipment, on all shifts.
  • Ensure all equipment is in operating condition and ready for on time start up.
  • Must have the knowledge and experience to make necessary adjustments to keep products flowing consistently.
  • Performs process control and quality checks.
  • Operates date coders and verifies code dates on cases.
  • Observes all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to GMP and Safety Guidelines.
  • Cleans all equipment using current sanitation practices
  • Assists Quality Assurance in obtaining samples of products and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Responsible for basic troubleshooting of all processing equipment
  • Accurate, timely, and legible completion of daily production reports/ documents.
  • Trains new associates
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 2 Years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide, compute rates and percentages)
  • Knowledge, skills, and ability to operate computer programs as needed.
  • Must be proficient in Rich’s SCADA system
  • Must be able to deal with change, pressure and exercise good judgment skills
  • Must have desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team
  • Must have ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement, and Temporary Teams as assigned.


  • Moderate degree of physical activity
  • Daily activities include walking, standing, climbing, reaching, twisting, stooping, grasping, bending, pushing, pulling and moving about the facility.
  • Works in high noise area, hearing protection may be required. Hearing ability to meet Manufacturing facility safety requirements
  • Vision abilities include close, distance, peripheral and depth perception
  • Requires lifting not to exceed 55 lbs.
  • Exposed to cold/ heat/ humidity
  • Able to work a multi shift environment
  • May handle potentially hazardous equipment or material
  • Will be required to work around bakery ingredients as part of daily activities

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 if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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