Summary: Fortress Nutrition, a dietary supplement manufacturer, is looking for a hands-on 2nd Shift Production Supervisor to join the team. This role will oversee production, warehousing, and maintenance to ensure an optimal balance of quality, service, and efficiency. This person should enjoy a fast-paced environment, have a positive attitude, and demonstrate servant leadership. We are looking for someone who can help us build a solid, effective production team in our growing environment.
Job Location: 16595 W Stratton Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151
*FOOD MANUFACTURING BACKGROUND or POWDER/BLENDING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED*
Manage the workload of the production staff.
Oversee the blending and packaging lines on a daily basis and report daily efficiencies to VP of Operations.
Will make decisions regarding staffing needs for the department.
Ensure all GMP and HACCP guidelines are being adhered to.
Work with maintenance to help resolve mechanical issues.
Motivate employees to achieve production goals and promote a team-oriented environment.
Ensure OSHA practices are being adhered to.
Resolve any employee issues that may arise within the department.
Aid in the proper training of employees to run necessary equipment.
Promote continuous improvement strategies.
3+ years’ experience as a lead, supervisor, or manager
1+ years’ experience in food manufacturing
Ability to work on 2nd shift, training on 1st shift
Ability to effectively supervise, lead, and motivate staff
Strong communication skills a must
Good attendance and dependability a must
Ability to drive a forklift
Strong problem solving skills
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
Ability to lift 50 lbs and walk/stand the majority of the day.
Physical Demands: Work requires some physical strain such as lifting of moderately heavy items and/or constant computer screen viewing. Other physical demands include climbing, crouching and reaching.
Benefits & Perks:
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
401(k) Plan with Company Match
Fun, friendly office culture
Free samples of products
Fortress Nutrition is a full-service food and nutritional contract manufacturing partner. From research and development to manufacturing and packaging, we partner with small to large clients to provide them with all their contract manufacturing and logistics needs. We provide unrivaled expertise in formulation development, blending, packaging, quality control and fulfillment services. You can find more information at http://www.fortressllc.com/.