Packaging Supervisor

Los Angeles Permanent USD75,000 - USD100,000
  • Join an Innovative Manufacturing Company
  • Join a Leader in Modern Manufacturing of Ingredient Storage and Warehouse

About Our Client

Family owned and operated manufacturing company had began in 1960, with a single homemade granola. That product, created and sold out of the back of a health food store in Southern, California, quickly became so popular, the owners started the 'Back to Nature' granola business. Ever since, this company has had a reputation for unique, wholesome products.They later moved to larger facilities to produce higher quantities and better serve its loyal customers. Business boomed, as we produced new granola's, pioneered health-based formulas for Kashi and Nature's Path, and partnered with General Mills and others on extruded, ready-to-eat cereals.

Job Description

Interfaces with others in the organization such as other production supervisors, scheduler, warehouse, and plant management to ensure customer deadlines are met and resources are optimized.

  • Train, coach, mentor, and provide feedback/ recognition to the line level team.

  • Inspects and measures efficiency of all facets of production, and packaging to verify conformance to standards; thus, seeking out inefficiencies and correcting them immediately for optimal shift performance. Compares their current run speeds, packaging scrap, and labor to make sure it is in accordance with the playbook and the outlined target scrap

  • Directs employees in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards. Ensures no adjustments are made without oversight and approval of the supervisors

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules by reassigning or releasing employees based on the demands of the job.

  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve packaging methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

  • Analyzes and resolves work issues, or assists employees in solving work problems.

  • Assures that all employees are following all Good Manufacturing Practices and Procedures at all times.

  • Displays diligence and initiative to safety by reporting all accidents and near misses to the safety coordinator on a timely basis. Encourages employee involvement by delegating accountability for safety procedures in the plant.

  • Leads all Pre shift meetings to discuss schedule for the day and any safety training that is needed

  • Document all training on each employee making sure they know what their job task consists of.

  • Facilitate daily debriefs with the packaging staff.

  • Initiate personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, and disciplinary measures

  • Meets with VP of Operations daily to go over the needs and schedule for the day.

  • Works with packaging leads to ensure efficiency is met and standards are produced.

  • Monitors changeovers and cleans between product to ensure efficiency, as well as compliance with SOP's and food safety requirements, and reports results to VP of Operations

  • Identifies defects and provides/coordinates solutions for resolution with maintenance team

  • Ensure compliance with Internal, Federal, State and local guidelines and regulations including GMP, HACCP, OSHA, FDA and TTB.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3-4 year's experience working in a food manufacturing facility

  • BS Degree in Business Administration or related field is desired

  • Bilingual is preferred (English and Spanish) but not required

  • Available to work extended hours when required

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Must be computer literate, Excel, Word, Google docs and Google meet

  • Knowledge of food industry

  • Proficient knowledge in production management

What's on Offer

Benefits Include Medical Dental Vision 401K

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Job summary

Facilities Management
Sub Sector
Facilities Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Los Angeles
Contract Type
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Andrew Lopez
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