Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Little Chute, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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

Agropur is looking for a Production Supervisor.


Job Summary:

Manage and coordinate all areas of production to produce the highest quality cheese possible in an efficient and economical manner.  Develop, promote and maintain a safe manufacturing environment and a workforce capable of meeting manufacturing requirements in accordance with customer needs and the overall goals of the Company.  Provide direction, instruction, training, communication, consideration and respect to all employees.  Provide an enjoyable environment to work in as well as providing rewarding challenges within a positive team environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Individual must have a general knowledge of production procedures or obtain knowledge of the entire production/cheese operation process.
  • Responsible for the training and development of employees.  This includes instructing new employees on proper procedures, safe working practices and producing a quality product.
  • Maintain Company policies, work rules, safety rules, housekeeping, GMP practices and overall efficiency.
  • Must have technical knowledge in cheese making to be able to make accurate decisions related to the cheese making process.
  • Assist outside agencies in plant inspections (eg. USDA, FDA, State and our customer).
  • Assist the lab in our plant inspection program.
  • Attend Company provided training as applicable to job requirements/advancement.
  • Work with production employees in regards to the production schedule, working around vacations, scheduled time off, etc.   Work with other production supervisor.
  • Relieve plant employees when necessary due to vacations, breaks, etc.
  • Have a full knowledge of the employee handbook, its policies and procedures and its impact on employees.
  • Be an active part in performance evaluations.  This entails providing both verbal feedback to employees on a regular basis as well as completing written reviews.
  • Review job descriptions and operational procedures annually or upon employee job transfers or new individuals joining the Company.
  • Motivate employees towards continuous personal as well as process improvement.
  • Communicate and support the goals of the department at all times.
  • Conduct regular department meetings with all production employees.
  • Attend meetings with management as necessary.
  • Promote safe working environment and attend safety meetings.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update knowledge and develop professionally on a continuing basis.
  • Other job related duties may be necessary to fulfil the responsibilities of this position.
  • Safety Protocol
    • Stop any observed unsafe acts, and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
    • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
    • Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities in not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.



Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years production supervisory experience preferable within a food processing facility.

Certification/Licensure Required:

  • HTST and Cheese Maker License.


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