Production Supervisor

Adecco is assisting a local client in Horseheads, NY with a direct hire opportunity. Please see the information below and let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.


Performs duties to support Production Operations performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 


  • Promote and enhance a positive employee/management relationship including efforts to continuously improve teamwork and establish high levels of employee involvement.
  • Initiate process improvements by leading the plant production group to identify potential savings and assist with their implementation.
  • Actively participate in the development and execution of initiatives towards achieving operating plan objectives.
  • Deliver effective training and performance management of Production workforce. Ensuring employees in respective positions are trained in all processes and following proper protocol of position.
  • At the beginning of each shift, ensures proper staffing and review of shift production according to the daily production schedule and required packaging materials are available and staged for shift production.
  • Responsible for recording shift’s production and providing update to the incoming shift supervisor.
  • Responsible for assuring the cleanliness and order of all the departments during and at the end of each shift ensuring that all unused packaging materials are returned to storage, counted and stored (unless they are going to be used in the immediate next shift’s production).
  • Follow all plant safety  rules and regulations.
  • Ability to read and understand customer specifications.
  • Assist where needed/required in all food safety and quality issues or programs.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Ensures all quantitative and qualitative measures in the operating plan are met, including those related to Line Efficiencies, Employee Utilization, Losses, Health & Safety and compliance with all policies and Food Safety/Quality.


This position has responsibility for supervising production employees as per location of responsibility. Ability to work any shift and/or to assist other supervisors as needed.

WORK SAFETY Ensures that all tasks and functions of position are performed in a safe manner at all times and that all procedures and requirements are properly followed to accomplish assigned tasks.

FOOD SAFETY/QUALITY Shall be responsible for food safety and quality as well as reporting food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Required Experience & Skills

  • Associates/Bachelors degree preferred
  • 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, prefer food manufacturing experience with exposure to the product formulation, processing, and packaging functions.
  • High energy level with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow established procedures and good manufacturing practices
  • Education in HACCP (Food Safety) and Food Quality preferred

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_027837_1248908