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Shift Packaging Supervisor (Grand Forks, ND)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. 

Summary

This supervisor coordinates the activities in the packaging area on each shift to produce finished products at target specifications in a food safe environment, to maximize operational efficiencies and to ensure the safety of all employees. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensures compliance to Company policy, procedures, and Union Agreement. 
  • Ensures demonstrated leadership of team members and other support personnel is conducted in a participative management style conducive with operational goals.
  • Ensures that all employees are following safe practices and participating in the CARE process by being proactive in their approach to safety inside and outside of work.
  • Supervises the packaging area employees by directing the activities of the team to provide the best support during each shift.
  • Ensures that the packaging area is operating as efficient as possible at all times in conjunction with changes in the process throughout each shift. 
    • This includes the development and implementation of process/productivity improvements that affect Safety, Quality, and/or Costs and to manage all tote and rework activities to minimize the overall impact to plant operations.
  • Ensures that all packaging area employees are properly trained to operate equipment, keep records, make timely communications, and to complete any other activity occurring in their area to maximize overall operational effectiveness.
  • Ensures that finished product quality, food safety, and overall sanitation procedures and practices are meeting specification or standards.              
Typical Education
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university
Relevant Experience
  • 3+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information
  • Strong mathematical, verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Leadership, Coaching, Participative Management style, Managing Individual and Team Performance to goals, Planning, Organizing, Self-Directed. 

Job Requisition ID: 2244 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

Country: United States 

 

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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