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Job Title:

Shift Supervisor


Position Summary:

To effectively coordinate and supervise production activities on the assigned shift, utilizing equipment, materials, people and support services, so that the plant meets budgeted objectives in a safe and efficient manner, while achieving customer’s quality expectations.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage Adjustor Supervisors, their subordinates and warehouse personnel to make sure their work runs on schedule and meets Company standards.
  • Demonstrate leadership, work with own team members to provide them with expectations, tools, training and timely feedback/accountability needed in order to be effective. 
  • Responsible for training and development of new employees, providing timely feedback of their progress to trainee and management.
  • Promote a good employee/management relationship and a safe work environment to meet the plant’s overall objectives.
  • Ensure all company and safety policies are adhered to by all team members.
  • Responsible for daily manning and assignment of machines to achieve optimum objectives and schedule requirements.
  • Monitor equipment performance by making sure machines are maintained properly, running at proper speeds and producing quality products.
  • Track and keep production records for shift.  Develop corrective action or improvement plan to address any variance from budget.
  • Demonstrate effective communication with other shift supervision and plant management in meeting plant objectives.
  • Monitor product produced to ensure quality standards are met at all times.
  • Monitor performance, minimize waste, and suggest improvements to plant management.
  • Work efficiently and effectively in addressing any issues.
  • Support other department and plant programs to achieve overall plant objectives.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control (HACCP) programs to ensure the finish product is safe.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management, including food safety.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High school degree is required.
  • 5 years experience as an Adjuster Supervisor or 3 – 5 years successful experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Position requires individual who can make accurate and timely decisions regarding safety, product quality, production, and waste.  Needs keen eyesight (no colorblindness) to spot errors.  Will be responsible for identifying waste as it occurs and implementing corrective action.
  • Mechanical aptitude essential to understanding process and doing routine troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Should have solid communication and supervisory skills because position interacts with all shift employees and is responsible for their progress.
  • Must implement corrective actions and keep Production Manager informed as necessary.
  • Should have general math, organizational management, and record keeping skills in order to maintain production records.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software.

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.


Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Warehouse, Plant Manager, Manufacturing

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