• Title

  • Production Supervisor

    Posted: 06/14/2020

    Inspired by a family recipe, Port City Pretzels handcrafts the finest seasoned pretzel in three delicious flavors. We are a small but rapidly growing company, and our products can be found in stores across the country.

    The Production Lead oversees all aspects of production and delivery, ensuring that safety, quality, and productivity goals are met.


    • Safety
      • Under the direction of management, ensures compliance with all internal and external food production regulations and legislation, including health/safety procedures and guidelines for operation.
    • Production
      • Supervises and trains staff, providing guidance and cultivating a positive work environment, as well as implementing corrective actions when issues arise
      • Oversees quality control for all processes; verifies packaging and lot numbers
      • Monitors and reviews paperwork for all processes, tracking productivity and working to improve efficiency where possible; Ensures that required batch documentation is accurate, timely and complete
      • Keeps management up to date on production schedule, concerns or issues
      • Oversees all cleaning and sanitation efforts
      • Demonstrates the aptitude and skill to work in all areas of production; troubleshoots minor production line issues and performs relief duties when required
    • Planning and Inventory
      • Monitors supplies and raw material quantities and communicates needs to management in a timely manner so that stock shortages do not occur
      • Sets weekly and monthly production objectives in partnership with management
      • Creates and communicates weekly staff schedules
      • Organizes and maintains appropriate levels of finished goods inventory
      • Assists in monthly inventory counts
    • Equipment
      • Maintains an understanding of the equipment in all production areas in terms of set-up, breakdown, sanitation, safety and making necessary adjustments
      • Work with management to maintain equipment in good condition and repair
      • Safely operate a forklift after training is provided and certification is obtained
    • Shipments and Delivery
      • Prepares shipments for carriers, including building, wrapping and labeling pallets
      • Supervises delivery driver and assists with delivery preparation and paperwork
      • Oversees documentation associated with shipments and deliveries
      • Support management in other related duties, as required
    • Supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Strong planning/organization and time management skills
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills involving a diverse workforce
    • Ability to manage change and constantly strive for improvement
    • Positive attitude and team mindset
    • Self-motivated and energized
    • Pride in the product and in the work
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Physical requirements:
      • Lift/carry up to 50-60 lbs on a consistent basis
      • Work with varying machinery and equipment
      • Stand or walk for long periods
      • Work at heights using rolling safety ladder to access inventory
      • Use computers, calculators and communication systems required to perform the job functions
    Monday-Friday, 8am-2pm

    $14-17/hr, commensurate with experience

    COVID-19 considerations – We have implemented safety measures as a manufacturer to deal with the current COVID crisis including social distancing at work, providing safety gear, and increased cleaning and disinfecting

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour


    Supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)
    Additional Compensation: Store Discounts
    Work Location: One location
    Typical start time: 8AM
    Typical end time: 2PM

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:
    • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
    • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
    • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
    This Job Is:
    • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
    • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
    • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    Monday to Friday
    Day shift

    Company's website: www.portcitypretzels.com
    Company's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/portcitypretzels/