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Production Supervisor

  • Monmouth, IL
  • Production
  • Full-time

As a Production Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the plant floor, ensuring the efficient production of pet food while upholding quality control procedures and safety standards. Your leadership and expertise will be instrumental in managing a team of employees and maintaining the seamless flow of production processes.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supervise 10-20 employees on the plant floor
  • Receive all ingredients, truck and rail, and transfer to the appropriate bins
    • Samples from all loads prior to receiving according to established procedures and notify supervisor immediately if out-of-spec conditions exist
    • Batch and mix all feeds in accordance with company’s established quality control procedures
    • Properly weigh all premix additions per established formulations
    • Use pre-established operating parameters to grind, extrude and dry various rations so all feeds meet the company’s standards for product quality
    • Operate liquid applicator to spray on a pre-determined amount of liquid according to company specifications
    • Operate product analyzer to ensure all finished product meets company quality guarantees
    • Safely operate the above-mentioned equipment starting and stopping in a manner so not to harm the equipment, yourself or fellow employees
    • Follow all plant safety rules

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 18+ years of age
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Skills

  • Prior forklift experience
  • Prior supervisor experience

Working Conditions

  • Indoor/outdoor working conditions
  • No heat or air conditioning
  • Concrete floors

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 60 pounds

Additional Information

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Work Location: In person

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Company Overview

Midwestern Pet Foods is a fourth generation, family-owned pet food manufacturer based out of Evansville, Indiana. What started as Nunn Milling Company in 1926, Midwestern Pet Foods has now grown to operate four kitchens in the USA, producing an impressive portfolio of excellent pet foods and treats for all kinds of furry friends. Join our family of quality pet food brands!

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