Production Supervisor

Currently accepting applications for Production Supervisors in the Melrose Park, IL area! This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity with our client, an industry leader in U.S. confections and one of the fastest growing confections company in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, the company has an operational network of manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities across North America.

Pay: VERY competitive, depends on experience.

This is opportunity offers full benefits, a competitive salary, and internal growth opportunities! With this opportunity you would be responsible for product quality and asset performance while delivering the shift/line/area production plan. Leading a team of approximately 30 employees, participating in the hiring process, employee on-boarding, performance management and corrective action. Focusing on results to deliver success as measured by key performance metrics.


Delivery of scheduled production, on time, within cost, and meeting/exceeding quality level.
Lead role in developing the budget and identification/implementation of Productivity Improvements.
Ensure continuous line Controls and immediate corrective action to assure prescribed quality and to ensure compliance with manufacturing regulations.
Ensure ongoing smooth operations of factory through effective employee and industrial relations management.
Ensure timely launch of new products to the Market.
Ensure a safe work environment is maintained at all times.
Ensure quality standards are met including adherence to GMP’s, performing sanitation audits, food safety checks, and product quality reviews conducted according to policies.
Daily review of achievement of targets and report variances during production and review meetings.


Degree preferred but not required.
2+ years in food manufacturing with production floor experience required.
Experience in food processing, packaging, QC, Supply Chain, and knowledge of GMP’s.
Experience in Continuous Improvement environment (Lean manufacturing or TPM preferred)

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