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Production Supervisor

Ferrara Candy Company Bellwood Full-Time
$64,503.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Job Posting Title

Production Supervisor

Position Summary

Production Supervisor  (Food/Candy Industry)

Join our growth!!

Exciting opportunity for a proven Production Supervisor to work with, mentor, and assist our production leaders and staff members!   Requires a flexible individual who enjoys leading and coaching others and developing teams using strong communication skills!

Explore your career opportunities at our state-of-the-art food production facilities.  Seeking a talented supervisory professional to help our organization grow and improve operational efficiencies.

Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

Manages all production and packaging activities to achieve the safety, quality, customer service, and cost goals. This position plays a key role in a customer driven manufacturing function charged with continuously improving all aspects of performance.

Key Responsibilities, Opportunities and Challenges: 

  • Responsible for supervision, coaching, and mentoring team members
  • Drive continuous improvements in the following areas: safety, start-up, downtime, quality, start up, change-over duration, and cost.
  • Responsible for making recommendations for equipment efficiency improvements and maintenance programs.
  • Ensure the department safety, operational and quality standards are met.
  • Participates in operating budget, goals, and objectives of the department and works toward meeting and/or exceeding these expectations
  • Responsible for adherence and championing required quality and food safety laws, regulations, company policies and practices.
  • Plays an active role in recommending and managing decision making with interaction with plant management


  • 5 plus years of proven experience in production supervision within the food, packaging, contract packaging or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required
  • Superb people and supervisory skills including mentoring, coaching, performance, motivating, and directing staff.
  • Team building skills
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft Office applications.

    Apply to an industry leader TODAY! We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401K match, life, STD/LTD, and tuition reimbursement.

    We even offer free lunch!!



Recommended skills

Spanish Language
Packaging And Labeling
Computer Literacy


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Production Supervisor
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Estimated Salary: $67K
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