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Production Supervisor - Blending - M-F DAY SHIFT

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Belton
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Production Supervisor - Blending - M-F DAY SHIFT
Belton, Missouri area
Salary up to 90K + bonus potential and benefits day one of employment

Looking for a change this new year? This fast moving interview process will have you in your next role before you know it!


  • If stability is what YOU are seeking, this employer is making million dollar investment to their plant and adding another manufacturing line
  • This position will offer YOU bonus, profit sharing, a 100% 401K match and every weekend off since you will be working DAYS MONDAY-FRIDAY
  • If you are passionate about continuous improvement efforts, YOU will be able to contribute to this team


    Successful manufacturer is adding business and investing in their facility! They are recruiting a Production Supervisor for their blending department to oversee the manufacturing and continuous improvement activities for a four shift 24/7 production area. The Production Supervisor will report to an Operations Manager and will have up to 25 direct reports. The Production Supervisor is responsible for the following duties:


    • Coordinating cross-functional teams to maximize safety, quality, delivery and cost initiatives
    • Printing batch sheets, following schedules and programming the batch system
    • Ensuring the accuracy of bulk batching and compounding recipes
    • Carrying and emptying 50 pound bags into the blending process as needed
    • Meeting daily, weekly and monthly production requirements, metrics and goals
    • Training, coaching, mentoring and evaluating the hourly workforce
    • Identifying, initiating and maintaining process improvements, including efficiency improvements, scrap reductions and eliminating equipment downtime
    • Managing multiple project timelines simultaneously
    • Assisting with technical equipment issues as needed
    • Reviewing and scheduling and material changes in ERP system and making needed adjustments
    • Maintaining manpower goals by working with staffing services and human resources to attract and recruit talent
    • Working with planning and shipping; making adjustments when needed
    • Completing shift reports and communicating with incoming supervisors at shift change
    • Coordinating with the maintenance team PM schedules and troubleshooting downtime
    • Communicating with management on the status of projects and production
    • Other duties as directed by management


      This position requires candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 80% of their day. Candidates should have continuous improvement and scrap reduction skills, be energetic, have the ability to coach and mentor others, be able to take ownership of projects, have good work history and enjoy floor presence. Problem solving skills are required! Candidates need to be willing to be on call and take after hour calls as needed. Medical benefits are available day one of employment. Other benefits include paid holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, EXCELLENT 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential!Requirements for the Production Supervisor:1. A Bachelor's degree is required, a technical degree is preferred2. Depending on education, at least 1-5 years of RECENT manufacturing supervision experience3. Experience overseeing production in blending and/or compounding production environments 4. Experience overseeing at least 15-20 individuals
      5. Non-union supervision experience
      6. Experience identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives in assigned manufacturing areas (examples include scrap reductions, elimination of downtime, etc.)
      7.The ability to regularly lift and distribute 50 pound bags 8. Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook Skills that are preferred, BUT NOT required:1. Lean or Six Sigma certifications2. Strong mechanical aptitude 3. Experience working in consumer products manufacturing
      4. ERP experience
      5. Process-oriented manufacturing
      6. Experience overseeing automated environments

      Why work for this organization:1. Company supplies a diverse product line to multiple industries 2. EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential3. No layoffs in the last 20 years4. Fast-paced work environment, focused on continuous improvements and Lean initiatives
      5. Opportunity for advancement

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Keywords: Job Juncture, Overland Park , Production Supervisor - Blending - M-F DAY SHIFT, Hospitality & Tourism , Belton, Kansas

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