Production Operations Supervisor

Opelika, AL, United States of America

Job location: Opelika, AL

Work week: 2nd shift, 3-11pm.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k), 6 sick/personal days per year, 9 company paid holidays, 10 days PTO, LOTS of room for advancement/growth.

About the company: One of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, servicing approximately 125,000+ restaurants in more than 40 countries from its 50+ locations on five continents. 

JOB SUMMARY: Supervises the day-to-day activities of beef processing operations to meet company objectives and achieve a high level of customer satisfaction


  1. Plans, implements, and monitors day-to-day beef processing operations, analyzing operations and monitoring the budget, to achieve division and company productivity and quality objectives and to ensure compliance with company and regulatory agency regulations. (50%)
  2. Supervises the daily activities of assigned staff, providing instructions and performance feedback to ensure that productivity and quality objectives are met or exceeded. (20%)
  3. Identifies and resolves process and equipment problems, using available resources to maintain productivity and quality. (10%)
  4. Implements approaches to improve quality and productivity by developing new ideas, improving processes, and planning for upcoming equipment or process changes. (10%)
  5. Routinely informs and communicates with employees to promote smooth operations, enhance their understanding of company policies and objectives, and to ensure compliance with established production policies and procedures. (10%)
  6. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.


Supervises up to 50 mostly hourly employees


  • Productivity/quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Productivity/quality standards: production and process efficiency and quality
  • Productivity/quality standards: continuous product/process improvement
  • Recruitment and selection of employees
  • Department KPIs
  • Budget
  • Cost containment
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Vendor relations
  • Safety standards and procedures: employees
  • Safety standards and procedures: food

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience equivalent to:


AA degree in food science or business administration from an accredited vocational, technical or junior college institution preferred


3+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment with lead or supervisory experience

Production Operations Supervisor

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Production Operations Supervisor

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