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Production Supervisor - All Shifts

Company name
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Kansas City, KS, United States

Employment Type

Manufacturing, Manager, Engineering

Posted on
Mar 27, 2020

Valid Through
Jul 10, 2020

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If you are looking to make an impact on a meaningful scale, come join us as we raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do!

Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Job Description


The Production Supervisor utilizes machinery, materials and manpower available to complete the daily production build schedule. All established quality standards will be met as well as creating and maintaining a safe work environment. At any given time, the Production Supervisor will be responsible for leading areas in operations, materials or warehousing depending on assignment. This position reports to the Senior Production Manager and is significant to the evolution and sustenance of a best in class lean operations culture within a state of the art, highly automated meat slicing facility in Kansas City, KS. Develop resource plans to effectively meet established weekly production schedules. Leads by example in regard to employee safety and food safety. Always promoting an environment that is conducive to employee safety and food safety requirements. Ensure that all personnel are following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to promote the production of quality product in an environment conducive to food safety requirements. Work in partnership with QA personnel to address any identified process or customer issues. Leads and directs production personnel in the attainment of established production standards, goals and objectives including those associated with OEE, yields, productivity, safety, cost control and other key performance indicators. Work with Maintenance in support of the TPM process to ensure that equipment PMs are performed in a timely and accurate manner. Performs or coordinates any necessary training required for operators to be effective and safe in the performance of their jobs. Champion Lean activities for assigned areas of responsibility, such as 5S and Value Stream Mapping to identify waste and develop plans to eliminate that waste and promote a continuous improvement environment.


Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in business, engineering, meat science or related field

Experience: Prior supervisory experience preferred, 2 years in a manufacturing environment preferred

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management.

Special Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to be resourceful, demonstrate business acumen, creative thinking skills and be able to act as a decision maker. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Solid math and comprehension skills.

Computer Skills: System experience to include: Excel, Microsoft Word, and data entry experience. Strong spreadsheet capabilities.

When completing a Tyson Foods employment application, be sure to complete all tasks listed on the candidate home page. If not, you will see a message that there are 1 or more task(s) that require attention. Applicants for hourly production positions must complete the task to provide additional information to be considered from employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.

Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-2478 for further assistance.

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