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Production Supervisor-BQSR Chicago bakery
Title:Production Supervisor-BQSR Chicago bakery
Note: East Balt Bakeries was purchased in October 2017 by Grupo Bimbo. Bimbo QSR is the new company name.

Production Supervisor
Reports to: Plant Manager

Location: Bimbo QSR
1801 W. 31st Place, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Objective of the Position:

The production supervisor is responsible for the production of baked good, product quality, completion of production order, GMP and HACCP compliance housekeeping, are warehousing. They are also responsible for the applicable production associates on their assigned shift. They monitor all production lines in accordance to the schedule, manpower, Quality Assurance, USDA guidelines and safety requirements. Drive continuous improvement and engagement of employees to achieve world class results.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for producing a quality product that meets all the Safety, USDA, and Customer regulations

  • Coach, counsel, train and develop associate’s skills

  • Establishes efficient production processes for all the company’s product lines

  • Ensures that all products are in compliance with QA and USDA procedures

  • Regularly train supervisors in methods of improving production processes

  • Prior to shift start, reviews production schedule with the line supervisors and keeps them informed of any changes in product, line changes, material availability. Complete shift huddle/communication with Supervisors and employees

  • Assures that all recipes, bills of material, labels, tools and equipment are ready prior to production start

  • Inspects production lines regularly to assure that Good Manufacturing Practices are followed

  • Makes certain that production areas are kept clean of waste, debris, and liquids to avoid safety hazards

  • Takes disciplinary measures when an employee fails to comply with company regulations

  • Responsible for making quality products that meet all the Food Safety, USDA, QA, and customer requirements

  • Ensures that at the end of the shift all documentation pertinent to production: materials, employee hours, and counts are accurate. Completes all required information tracking and data collection

  • Educates supervisors in computer usage, pro-active response to down time and rapid shift and product changeovers

  • Resolves quality problems with QA participation immediately

  • Maintains effective communications between the Shift Manager and supervisors Identifies significant issues related to quality, safety, down time, production problems or any other unexpected issues

  • As new products are introduced, the manager and the supervisors take a pro-active approach to learn everything about the new product and by comparison (1st shift and 2nd shift). Utilize KPI data to drive performance with Supervisors

    · Lead and motivate employees to maximize productivity and minimize operating costs.

    · Participate in and lead LEAN manufacturing activities as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


    Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to recognize and encourage the behaviors that contribute to teamwork

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all associates in a team environment

  • Must be detail oriented



    III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience equivalent to:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or related field preferred. Prefer experience in a commercial bakery or food manufacturing. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.


IV: Experience/Knowledge/Qualifications and Skills:

  • 2 years or more in a leadership capacity, experience in production, preferably in the food industry or manufacturing is preferred

  • AIB certification a plus

  • Working knowledge of computers, including MS office applications

  • Willingness to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and train employees within a team oriented environment

  • Must be self-directed and able to work without close supervision - position requires high energy and motivation and a strong desire to drive positive change

  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bilingual - English/Spanish is preferred

  • Good communications skills, hardworking, dependable, safety conscious and bilingual

  • Knowledgeable of USDA and OSHA regulations

  • Must be able to work standing or walking for long periods of time, bending and squatting occasionally, work in a fast-paced environment, and work in cold refrigerated and frozen conditions



    Seniority Level

    Mid-Senior level


  • Food Production


  • Food & Beverages

    Employment Type


    Job Functions

  • Manufacturing

    An Equal Opportunity Employer EOE

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