Production Supervisor (3rd shift)

Reference Number: JLS-4836
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Food processing & packaging facility in Greater Indianapolis helps people all over the country live longer, healthier, & happy lives with the products they produce.  A global consumer packaged foods company, that offers branded, licensed, and private label products, seeks a Servant Minded Leader in a Production Supervisor role.

The Production Supervisor (Thermal Processing) directly supervises and coordinates the activities of production and operating workers, such as packers and machine operators.  The Supervisor will be responsible for establishing and achieving production goals, fostering relationships, promoting Health and Safety and the development of a well-trained and motivated staff.


  • Utilizes, and enforce, all food safety and food security guidelines, including Safe Quality Foods (SQF) good manufacturing practices and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points.
  • Develops and motivates team to solve own day-to-day operational issues and achieve plant goals through ongoing communication and facilitation of team meetings.
  • Coordinates daily inventories and supplies and other operational activities within or between departments.
  • Plans and establishes work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals. 
  • Inspects materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Conducts employee training in equipment operations and work and safety procedures or assigns employee training to experienced workers. 
  • Counsel employees about work-related issues and assists employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.
  • Reads and analyzes charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and evaluates current production estimates and outputs.   
  • Document all records outlined by company policies, such as production records, HACCP, good manufacturing policies, standard operating procedures, and food safety and quality plans.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree Required
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Production Supervision and w/in a Food or Beverage Processing/Packaging plant
  • Experience working within an aseptic/thermal processing facility, currently, or in recent years
  • Ability to perform under pressure and to solve problems independently


  • Retirement Account: 401(k) with matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Holidays & Vacation



  • Shift: M-F, 11:00pm-7:30am, Sat work (1:2 x’s per month)
  • Pay: $75,000-$90,000/year plus bonus potential of up to 10%

For further information, please feel free to contact:

Jenny Sochocki
Senior Business Consultant