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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR (3rd Shift) at Alpha Baking

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR (3rd Shift)

Alpha Baking Chicago, IL (Onsite) Full-Time
Location: 4545 W. Lyndale Ave. Chicago, IL 60639

This position Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in mixing, dividing, molding and proofing of dough, and in baking, slicing, and packaging of bread and buns.

Production Supervisor responsibilities:
  • Supervises, trains and coaches production associates on a day to day basis.
  • Coordinates, maintains and monitors production processes and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures Product Quality is an absolute priority.
  • Understand level of scrap and rework in area caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause.
  • Report accurate scrap counts to office staff for tracking, labor waste and damaged product on a daily basis.
  • Conduct and coordinate routine safety and sanitation inspections to promote employee safety and good housekeeping.
  • Responsible for reporting and taking necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.
  • Responsible for following, enforcing General Plant Safety, Food Safety, and Good Manufacturing Practices are priority setting examples to others.
  • Reports daily shift notes and production results
  • Implements Company and plant procedures and policies
  • Holds safety meetings and shift meetings as needed to keep the department functioning
  • Coordinate and complete weekly work schedules
  • Responsible for completing absentee slips, accident reports and issuing attendance disciplinary warnings per the Absenteeism & Tardiness Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The scheduled start time will be 10pm

Production Supervisor Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze line operations with minimal guidance
  • Able to work a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of 24 hour a day operation including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office application
  • Sound judgement, decision making, and problem solving skills
Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience:
  • 1-2 years Supervisory experience working in a food manufacturing facility
Company Benefits and Perks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Plan with up to 6% match
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company purchased uniforms
  • Merchandise discount
  • Wellness Program

Production Supervisor Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze line operations with minimal guidance
  • Able to work a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of 24 hour a day operation including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office application
  • Sound judgement, decision making, and problem solving skills
Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience:
  • 1-2 years Supervisory experience working in a food manufacturing facility
Company Benefits and Perks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Plan with up to 6% match
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company purchased uniforms
  • Merchandise discount
  • Wellness Program


Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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