Who Are We?
Sunsweet Growers Inc. is a dominant force in the dried fruit industry and beverage co-packing sector. Celebrating our 100th year, we continue to grow and innovate by employing talented people who have an uncompromised commitment to our brand and quality standards.
We're looking for self-motivated people who will dedicate their energy, skills, and knowledge to combine with those of their co-workers as together we continue to achieve stretch goals and provide value to our consumers, customers, and grower-members.
What's The Role?
The Production Supervisor is a member of the plant leadership team and plays a key role in providing management and leadership to deliver business results and operational improvements. Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing operations for an assigned area and shift, which may encompass natural condition fruit, dried fruit manufacturing, pitter operations, or juice preparation and processing.
This role has a responsibility to achieve productivity, efficiency, cost, quality, safety and employee engagement objectives through both individual and team contributions. Provides direction, leadership, development, and support to direct reports through teamwork, on-the-job assignments and continuous improvement projects and initiatives. Promotes safety programs and safe work practices through involvement in plant safety teams, programs, and initiatives. Exhibits effective employee & labor relations. Actively engages in continuous improvement and other cross-functional initiatives.
Who Fits the Bill?
BA/BS Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field is preferred
2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required
Ability to lead, motivate and mentor teams of union associates is required
Consistently demonstrates strong communication, leadership, accountability, and follow-through skills
Ability to work effectively with a wide array of plant personnel ranging from hourly employees to senior management
Available and willing to be assigned to Second Shift