Production Supervisor

National Beverage Corp. - Hayward, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $53,000 - $68,000 a year
EducationSkills
About Shasta

Since its founding in 1889, Shasta Beverages, Inc. has been a beverage industry pioneer and family-trusted staple in America, with over 30 unique, innovative and distinctive soft drink flavors. Shasta has a flavor for everyone - ranging from the new California Dreamin' and Fiesta Punch to such familiar favorites as Crème Soda and Root Beer. For more information, please visit www.shastapop.com or Shasta Soda on Facebook and Twitter.

Shasta is part of the National Beverage Corp. family of iconic brands.

National Beverage Corp.

As the fourth largest branded soft-drink company in the U.S., National Beverage proudly refreshes America. Innovation is the essential ingredient in the flavorful variety of beverages we lovingly invent and create - including such iconic favorites as Shasta® and Faygo® soft drinks, Everfresh juices®, LaCroix® sparkling waters and Rip It® energy drinks.

Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, National Beverage has multiple locations throughout the nation. National Beverage . . . the "one-stop beverage shop", trades as FIZZ on the NASDAQ.

Careers at National Beverage

We are looking for individuals of noble character to join our team. Please contact us if you are dedicated, reliable, compassionate and talented . . . and want to discover what it means to work in an environment of creativity, collaboration and support.

Fun, Flavor and Vitality . . . the National Beverage Way!

OVERVIEW:
The Production Supervisor/Scheduler is responsible for providing production leadership to a shift and ensuring the safe and efficient operation of processing equipment to ensure quality and conformity of packaged products. They also produce the weekly production schedule.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee manufacturing of carbonated soft drinks over a multi-shift, multi-lingual operation.
Directly manages all daily activities and long term objectives of their department, in conjunction with managers across shifts or departments.
Must be able to coach and influence employees under their supervision.
Monitor overall quality of the product by performing periodic inspections.
Independently perform all assignments after being given general instructions as to the results expected.
Takes the lead and initiates resolution of technical, unusual or complex problems or issues.
Ensure the overall safety of several crews and temporary labor when applicable.
Conducts thorough investigations to identify and eliminate the root cause of manufacturing problems.
Responsible for assisting the facilities in instilling the "Best Manufacturing Practices".
Insure staff is following the work rules at all times. Ensure GMP compliance is adhered to at all times.
Determines production priorities by studying master production schedules (6 weeks out) and customer requirements.
Organizes weekly production schedule by studying work-order specifications, current schedules, and availability of equipment, materials and employees.
Publishes production schedule by identifying products, equipment, sequence, completion dates, etc.
Monitors production by collecting production logs; comparing progress to schedule.
Resolves scheduling problems by collecting and analyzing information; coordinating solutions.
Prepares reports by compiling and summarizing production/downtime data.
Works closely with outside vendor, corporate personnel and sales force.
Ensures that monthly packaging inventories are taken, properly managed and reconciled.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Reports any quality issue to QA Manager.
Assists in relieving other operators for lunch breaks.
Computer literacy required with proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word.
Other duties as assigned by Manager.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports and other documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or company representatives. Ability to effectively present information to management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel, sit for long periods of time, stand frequently, bend, squat, reach and turn to access files and office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. May be required to push or pull with a dolly or pallet jack up to 500 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Field positions will be exposed to various unfamiliar conditions where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn and which may include, but are not limited to: manufacturing and warehouse plants, and other venues as directed by supervisor. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but increases significantly in warehouse and manufacturing plants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

College degree in business, supply chain management, logistics, engineering or equivalent preferred. High school diploma required.
At least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role, preferably in a consumer packaged goods facility
Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
Must be 18 years or older
Pass a physical and drug exam.
Ability and willingness to work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and holidays.
Must be able to provide own transportation to various locations in organizational service areas, as required by duties.

Shasta Beverages, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, genetics, gender identity, disabled veterans or sexual orientation.