Job Info
Job Title: Production Supervisor
Location: Yuma, AZ
Job Number: 11387
Posted Date: 7/17/2020
Job description

Growers Express LLC located in Yuma Arizona is seeking to hire a qualified Production Supervisor to work in our processing facility.


The Production Supervisor key role is to be a leader and mentor to all employees at Growers Express. They will provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to the production group. The position is responsible for the supervision of the production department team members, monitoring of the production floor, directing, coordinating, and executing production activities and will be working in a fast-paced environment spend 80% of the time inside the production areas and focused on ensuring that the production schedule is executed in a timely manner and within all quality parameters.


  • Create, plan, and execute work schedules and assignments. Assist manager in production sequence planning to meet daily production schedules and provide superior customer service.
  • Complete and analyze weekly departmental performance reports and shift recap reports.
  • Manage, document and implement new and improved processes and train staff for effective
  • Ensure team members take scheduled breaks and lunches.
  • Review employee performance issues promptly and effectively with documentation.
  • Ensure worker safety through monitoring of employee practices, identifying safety hazards of equipment and environments, and training.
  • Ensure the overall quality of the products by evaluating materials and equipment according to specifications.
  • Request materials and supplies needed to maintain production process run efficiently and create Maintenance work orders though the CMMS program for equipment parts or repair services.
  • Participate in Operations staff meetings and perform weekly tailgate meetings  
  • Train new employees and coach existing
  • Investigate and generate reports for all incidents. (accidents, poor performance, EE complaints)          
  • Participate and suggest cost-saving ideas and initiatives.
  • Perform various audits in a timely manner as programmed.
  • Other duties assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness and strong abilities to lead, takes charge, and offer opinions and
  • Instruction - Mentor and teach employees in processes and tasks performed.
  • Analytical Abilities – Able to evaluate and assess processes for improvements and reduction of waste. Analyze information to choose the best solution and solve Perform root cause analysis of equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors, problems, or defects. Able to see details at a distance and at close range to detect patterns (a figure, object, word, or sound) that are hidden among distractions
  • Communication - Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, peers, and subordinates through all forms and means of communication with emphasis in oral expression to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand with the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Sound Judgment - Assess the value, importance, or quality of things or
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans and prioritize and organize work to accomplish said goals.
  • Stress Tolerance — Accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress
  • Self-Control — Maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior in difficult situations while taking control of difficult situations


  • Proactively assist team members, manager and employees as
  • Ability to motivate others to meet demands established by the schedule
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends
  • Teambuilding and ensuring
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently as well as with team members and
  • Discipline, terminate, and/or lay off employees as needed
  • Reconcile and approve all general labor time off request
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety
  • Must be able to speak effectively in group gatherings and functions
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).


  • College graduate in food technology or comparable work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in food manufacturing


  • Work mostly indoors in a cold environment (+/- 32°F).
  • Moderate expose to cleanings and sanitizing chemicals
  • Standing, walking, crouching, stooping, climbing, twisting, balancing, leg/foot use, reaching, overhead extension, handling, pushing/pulling.

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