Production Supervisor -

Sparrow Company - Olivehurst, CA

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Supervise a workforce of approximately 80 hourly full-time and contract associates performing tasks associated with operating liquid filling packaging equipment and manual applications.
  • Communicate, implement and monitor safety programs and procedures. Participate and perform investigations and provide detailed documentation as it pertains to safety incidents, including root causes and corrective actions.
  • Assign work and monitor progress, develop associates, interview and recommends hiring of applicants, evaluates associate work performance, counsels associates, and/or implements disciplinary action.
  • Ensuring quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost-effective and efficient manner along with the availability of materials and supplies; problem-solving quickly when things do not go according to plan.
  • Influence positive change and employee lead activities for safety, quality, and plant improvements through communication and leading by example.
  • Provide daily schedules and direction; communicate targets for production tasks. Communicate and prioritize tasks and provide direction to support departments as needed in the absence of other leaders.
  • Accurately obtain, record, and explain both written and verbal, variance to shift targets, machine breakdowns, off quality products, and labor inefficiencies and participate in creative solutions to overcome rate gaps.
  • Establishes associate work schedules, perform absence tracking, process and approve time off via Workday systems.
  • Execute and enforce regulatory, company, and/or plant, procedures, and/or policies.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A Bachelor's degree (preferably in an Engineering discipline) is highly desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite and experience with SAP preferred.
  • Experience in a supervisory or lead role is highly desired, specifically experience in associate development and safety.
  • Working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing including continuous improvement, team building, safety, associate relations, quality, and customer service.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and strong leadership skills are required.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to manage, motivate and train others to achieve required goals.

Posted On: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Compensation: $80,000 - $100,000.00

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