Production Superintendent

Onley, VA 23301

Posted: 06/30/2024 Industry: Production Job Number: 2429 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $100,000 + 10% bonus

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Production Superintendent to oversee the daily operations of a food manufacturing facility. The Production Superintendent will manage four supervisors and a team of 120 employees to ensure efficient production processes, quality standards, and safety protocols are maintained. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in food manufacturing and excellent leadership abilities. A four-year degree is not required for this position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Management:
  • Supervise and provide direction to four production supervisors.
  • Manage and oversee a team of 120 employees, ensuring productivity and efficiency.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Develop and implement training programs for supervisors and employees.
  • Production Oversight:
  • Ensure production schedules are met and align with company standards.
  • Monitor and optimize production processes to improve efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Maintain high standards of quality control and ensure compliance with food safety regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues in a timely manner.
  • Safety and Compliance:
  • Enforce safety protocols and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and training sessions.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant food safety and manufacturing regulations.
  • Continuous Improvement:
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement changes.
  • Collaborate with other departments to enhance overall operational efficiency.
  • Use data and metrics to drive decision-making and track progress.
  • Reporting and Communication:
  • Report directly to the Plant Manager, providing regular updates on production status, challenges, and achievements.
  • Prepare and present production reports and performance metrics.
  • Facilitate effective communication between management and production teams.

Job Requirements


  • Prior experience in food manufacturing is required.
  • Proven leadership experience managing supervisors and large teams.
  • Strong understanding of production processes and quality control in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma).
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Proficiency in production management software and tools.


A four-year degree is not required for this position.

Additional Information


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