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Production Supervisor 2nd shift - Harvest & Cut Floor

Delphi, IN 46923

Posted: 03/19/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Production Job Number: 615012 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


We are seeking a Production Supervisor for the harvest / kill floor. We have an opening on 2nd shift. The Production Supervisor oversees the production process, operating procedures, and working conditions at Indiana Packers Corporation. This position is responsible for supervising production employees in a processing environment and ensuring established daily production and quality targets are achieved. The Production Supervisor will utilize their skill, experience and decision-making ability to ensure product through the department meets company, customer and government specifications. This position reports to the department Superintendent.

  • Lead the activities of the team members in the production of quality products in accordance with established and accepted company criteria.
  • Implement and maintain safety standards throughout his/her area of responsibility as required by law and company policy.
  • Direct and implement job related training for all team members in his/her department while ensuring company job rotation minimums are met.
  • Utilize strong communication skills to properly coach and guide team members to resolve employee issues and ensures corrective actions are implemented and followed.
  • Create and foster a high morale workplace with the highest ethical standards by treating all team members with dignity and respect.
  • Manage the completion of production schedules as determined by the superintendent or designee.
  • Ensure all proper processing procedures (quality, safety, etc...) are adhered to and not compromised.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of discipline and accountability for team members while in pursuit of company and or customer established goals.
  • Monitor and make appropriate timely improvement actions necessary to meet production quality and quantity goals.
  • Utilize problem solving techniques, teamwork building strategies and process control tools to efficiently meet or exceed the production schedule.
  • Facilitate workflow management, workforce scheduling, and placement to ensure the facility and company goals are successfully met or exceeded.
  • Conduct, lead, or implement the appropriate process audits; the audits will identify the need for the appropriate containment, corrective, and preventive actions, leading to minimizing or eliminating process deviations and non-conforming product root causes.
  • Maintain team member compliance of company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping through the application of fair and consistent accountability methods.
  • Work with other supervision daily to ensure the facility is operating to the highest level of efficiency.
  • Assist with pre-operation activities as directed.
  • Perform other duties as needed or required.

  • 1 + years experience in leadership position in a pork / meat processing environment managing up to 20 production employees.
  • The selected individual should have experience working for a slaughterhouse, within the kill / harvest department.
  • Knowledge of USDA and HACCP procedures.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to multi-task in a work a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in extreme hot, cold, wet, humid, and odorous environments.
  • Flexibility to work on a variety of shifts and work extensive overtime, including weekends.
  • Good computer literacy skills and possess ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Results driven and employee-oriented.
  • Commitment to follow safety policies and practices and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Uphold company policies and ethical standards.
  • Good leadership and motivational skills.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Willingness to attend classes or training as needed.
  • This position is floor based and requires standing, walking for long periods of time. Not typical but there will be periods when you may have to assist in moving boxes up to 90lbs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.? The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Our organization is a fully integrated retail, food service and private label producer of fresh and processed meats company. As a company, we are growing; in the past five years, we've grown by more than 50% to almost 3,000 team members with 4 primary processing facilities. We value diversity, innovation, collaboration and those passionate about their jobs.
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About Delphi, IN

Ready to take the next step in your career? Explore job opportunities in the vibrant area surrounding Delphi, Indiana. Nestled in the heart of the Hoosier State, Delphi offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big city amenities. With its close proximity to the Wabash and Tippecanoe Rivers, outdoor enthusiasts will delight in the beautiful parks and hiking trails. Immerse yourself in the area's rich cultural scene by visiting the renowned Art Association of Clinton County or catching a performance at the Delphi Opera House. Indulge your taste buds with local favorites like breaded pork tenderloin sandwiches and delicious sugar cream pie. Discover why Delphi is a gem in Indiana's landscape and jumpstart your career in this thriving community today.

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