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Production Supervisor (Days or Nights)

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Twin Falls, ID

Company: Chobani

Summary

The Production Supervisor's role is to directly supervise and coordinate the daily activities of their team in the yogurt manufacturing and packaging process.

Responsibilities

  • Drive Lean training and implementation of a Lean toolkit to include: value stream management, lean diagnosis/strategy & objective setting, Kanban, SMED, team problem solving, Kaizen, etc.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production and processing of goods, batching, filling and packaging
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goal
  • Collaborate with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing equipment issues as they arise
  • Observe work and monitor manufacturing equipment indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards
  • Partner with continuous improvement leaders to implement Lean principles and practices
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
  • Collaborate with quality team on employee training to ensure food safety and product quality requirements are followed
  • Conduct employee training in equipment operations, including Chobani work and safety procedures as well as ergonomics
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers
  • Lead shift start-up meetings to ensure information is relayed between shifts
  • Communicate employee performance expectations, provide coaching and conduct performance reviews
  • Manage employee attendance information and hours worked in HR systems
  • Participate in planning staffing levels, assist with hiring process and onboard new employees
  • Follow Chobani’s safety procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-4 years of production supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Knowledge of employee safety, food safety and quality programs (HAACP, SQF)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style to create an engaged, motivated and high performing team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Competency with Microsoft office applications and ERP systems

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all.  In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives.
 
Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit www.chobani.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.
 


Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls