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Production Shift Supervisor

Company: Sylvan Inc
Location: Dayton
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job description Sylvan America, Inc., is a group of companies within the global Sylvan Inc. conglomerate which is the global leader in fungal technology and the world---s largest producer and distributor of mushroom spawn. We are searching for a results-driven, hands-on shift supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of the production and packaging of mushroom spawn. These operations include working alongside a team of production technicians and forklift operators in the efficient execution of department tasks ensuring productivity goals and quality standards are met. A successful candidate would be a people-oriented leader with the ability to adapt to changes quickly and identify problems and make sound decisions to resolve them. Core Competencies Able to motivate employees and demonstrates strong interpersonal communication skills Understands the importance of maintaining a positive work environment and the impact it has on employee morale Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to problem solve and make logical decisions based on management---s direction, company targets, etc. Ability to prioritize work assignments Ability to effectively organize and lead a team of 6 to 12 employees in order to meet and/or exceed production targets Quality monitoring methods and procedures Processes and procedures that lead to customer satisfaction Inventory tracking methods and procedures Knowledge and ability to follow OSHA Safety Standards Written and verbal communication skills Effectively support, coach, train and provide timely feedback to employees Prioritize work assignments and resources based on company needs Monitor/assess the performance of yourself and others to make improvements or take corrective action. Education and/or Experience Associates Degree (including classes in Biology or Physical Science) Preferred 3 years of experience supervising a production or manufacturing team Experience using ERP or similar tracking programs Preferred Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to issue and respond to visual and verbal commands. Additionally, the employee must have the ability to physically exert himself/herself for extended periods. This includes moving 15 - 20 lb. bags in ranges from waist level to floor level and up to heights of approximately 7 ft.; lifting and/or lowering 40 lb. boxes from the floor to heights of approximately 7 ft., and occasionally lifting and carrying 50 lbs. bags. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed, fumes or airborne partials. Sylvan Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Sylvan Inc, Sparks , Production Shift Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Dayton, Nevada

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