Job - Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Job Order #: HS-7792

Location: North Dakota

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Dental + Health Insurance + Life Insurance + Paid Vacation


• Knowledge of processing / milling equipment operations
• Ability to delegate tasks appropriately
• Consistent supervision of personnel
• Ability to communicate effectively with management and production workers
• Promote employee team work and productivity within the areas of supervision
• Ability to lift 100 lbs.


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established Ag-Employer in their search for a Production Supervisor to oversee production workers and lead milling operations in the assigned department. The supervisor must also be able to take on the roles of other supervisors or operators in the event of absence to maintain smooth operation of the plant.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Regulatory Compliance:

• Ensure that plant operations are compliant with food safety regulations and occupational safety regulations (FDA, OSHA, EPA, etc.).
• Work with the food safety team to carry out food safety risk assessments and corrective actions as appropriate to maintain safe and legal products.
• Make sure that production employees under supervision adhere to company procedures and policies.

Production Operations:
• Follow the orders of plant management to mill / process products according to the production schedule and to attain most profitable product yields.
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
• Must communicate milling / processing issues or concerns to the manager in charge.
• Perform processing control checks according to procedures and specification requirements.
• Verify the function of processing equipment according to the food safety program (i.e. foreign material control devices, etc.).
• Perform preoperative / post sanitation inspections to ensure that equipment is intact and is free from build-up or other contaminants.
• Maintain sufficient documentation in support of the food safety program.

Maintenance of Processing Equipment:
• Work with the maintenance department to sustain integrity and proper function of processing equipment and components.
• Work with the food safety team to regularly inspect and maintain control of necessary wood, glass, brittle plastics, ceramics and sharp metals.
• Inspect / replace sieve screens and equipment components as defined by the food safety program.
• Perform preoperative / post sanitation inspections to ensure that equipment is intact, free from buildup or other contaminants.
• Oversee the boiler inspection / boiler water testing process and maintain inventory of boiler chemicals (as applicable).

Management of Production Employees:
• Work with management as necessary to maintain safe and efficient plant operations.
• Make sure that production employees working directly under the supervisors’ authority are well informed of information needed to carry out their tasks appropriately.
• Verify the accuracy of assigned tasks and documentation completed by employees under direct supervision.
• Encourage team work and a positive work environment for all production employees under the supervisors’ jurisdiction.
• Privately address employee behavior issues in a tactful manner. Repeat offenses must be brought to the attention of the plant manager and president. A determination must be made in regards to the fate of the employees’ job status.

Customer Compliance:
• Work with the complaint team to resolve customer complaints in a timely manner.
• Participate in sample match up exercises to determine whether a proposed specification can be met.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Harlan Schafer at or call 308-384-4886. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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