Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently hiring for a Production Supervisor.



 Main Duties:

  • Supervises and coordinates workers engaged in the lactose operation, both edible and pharmaceutical grade while applying learned knowledge of processes involved and production methods.
  • Plays key role in maintaining the quality of the products produced at our facility.  
  • Trains employees in work methods and procedures.
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs/oversees setup and adjustments of machines.
  • Drive training and coaching to ensure compliance with Safety standards and incident prevention.
  • Ensures all areas of the plant are following company standard GMP's in their daily production runs.
  • Able to complete and/or assist in the duties of all jobs related to production when circumstances demand.
  • On call 24/7 and may be asked to report to the plant during non-regular scheduled hours.
  • Shares responsibility for all aspects of plant functions as it relates to production.
  • Ensure that all routine functions and mandatory paperwork are performed accurately and completed at the required frequencies.
  • May be asked to perform periodic reviews of employees as directed by manager and/or Plant Manager.
  • Address any human resource needs, relating to those being supervised, (in a timely manner) ensuring proper documentation and communication with necessary parties and HR department.
  • Work with plant, corporate and client personnel to resolve day-to-day production tasks/needs as they arise.
  • Maintains safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively
  • Ability to read and understand SOP's
  • Understand and troubleshoot product flow's, trace piping, and understand valves and pumps
  • Computer Literate
  • Able to properly document information legibly
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Understanding of Corporate and Plant QA policies including implementation and accountability to the policies.



  • Must have a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience in Dairy Manufacturing specifically in the lactose department.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, OSHA, and FDA
  • College degree or coursework in dairy production a plus.


 Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.


Work Conditions:

  • Track and maintain information on a database
  • Be able to move up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Be able to move up and down stairs
  • Able and willing to work safely with chemicals
  • Ability to wear hearing protection
  • Able to move above about work stations in a manufacturing environment for a 12 hour shift
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level frequently
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned


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