1st Shift Production Supervisor
About Deer Creek Seed
Deer Creek Seed Co. is a vertically integrated, premium forage, turf, cover crop and wildlife food plot seed company with locations in Ashland WI, Windsor, WI and Effingham, IL. We take great pride in the quality of our seed, the integrity of our hard work and top-notch customer service. We manage with the understanding and belief that humanity has to have seed. Learn more about us at www.deercreekseed.com. With our continued growth we are looking to add a highly motivated Production Supervisor to our growing team. This position will be responsible for the operational performance of our production team at our Windsor, WI location and report to the Production Manager.
What you will do
The ideal candidate for this position will be the driver to installing Good Manufacturing Practices, LEAN principles, and safety in the traditional operation of the business. This is a direct, hands on participation position allowing you to lead the production team in accomplishing their daily production goals. They will be responsible in coordinating and executing the production schedule to keep constant peak performance utilizing your team. This position will be responsible for defining the operational vision and roadmap for the plant and using formal problem-solving tools to any issues that arise. They will also be responsible for training and supervising employees and creating and driving a production training program. The Production Team Lead will continually analyze systems and procedures for process improvements leading to the highest level of quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
What you need to have
We are seeking an individual with a strong manufacturing background, with 3-5 years’ experience leading a team preferably in a warehouse setting. A candidate who has experience in LEAN Manufacturing and experience developing Standard Operating Procedures and One Point Lessons is preferred. Knowledge of operational equipment such as blenders, conveyors, compactors and forklifts is preferred. Other requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, strong written and oral communication skills, and being skilled in conflict resolution, team motivation, managing morale and developing a team.
Why should you consider this position?
- Advancement Opportunities
- Work in a new facility!
- Competitive Salary
- Health Insurance
- Paid Vacation and Holidays
- Retirement Plan with Company Match
- Discounts on all Seed Purchases
- Occasional Company Paid Lunches and Dinners
We hire the best talent in the industry to be part of our team. If you feel you are up for a great challenge and are aligned for what we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.
We have partnered with HR Consulting LLC to assist with the recruitment for this position. The successful candidate will be a direct hire working Full-Time on 1st shift, Monday – Friday.
If you are interested, please send your resume or any questions to Nick Erler, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920-393-4926