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Manufacturing Supervisor

Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Port Allen, LA 70767, USA Req #397
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Department:  Manufacturing

Reports to:  Sr. Manager, Manufacturing & Engineering



Supervises manufacturing operations and personnel to ensure productivity and efficiency goals are met as well as meeting customer production and quality demands while utilizing experience and judgement to plan and accomplish production goals on a timely basis while maintaining a safe working environment


This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required for the position. This job description may be changed or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions Only:

·       Coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure processing and packaging of quality products within required specifications.

·       Reviews operations reports and resolves operations, manufacturing, quality, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

·       Reviews operations schedule to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan production operations.

·       Assists with collection and analysis of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).

·       Provides data-driven recommendations aligning with strategic business objectives and company goals.

·       Assists with the development and/or revision of standard operating procedures and working practices while ensuring worker compliance with company standards.

·       Prepares and manages operational crewing schedules.

·       Leads continuous improvement efforts to raise manufacturing performance in order to meet and exceed critical Plant Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost KPI’s.

·       Responsible for sanitation and safety of production area and maintenance of equipment in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices, Sanitation SOPs, and the Global Food Safety Initiative.

·       Develop, train, educate, and teach supervisors and employees packaging and processing duties and functions.

·       Ensures adequate skills inventory of front line personnel to effectively meet demands of the business

·       Ensures and maintains a safe work environment.

·       Ensures manufacturing processes are run in accordance with current SOP’s, appropriate work instructions and other documentation.

·       Coaches employees to fulfill and exceed the job requirements through a continuous review of targeted achievements and report variances during on-the-floor and review meetings.

·       Ensures the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failure and support continuous improvement initiatives.

·       Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.





Education and Experience

·       Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from four year college or university and 2 years of manufacturing experience  OR high school diploma and five years’ related experience in consumer products goods manufacturing management

·       Valid Driver’s License.

·       Must have or willing to obtain certification from AIB in FSSI or HAACP.

·       Lean or Six Sigma Certification preferred.

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, and Power Point).

·       Knowledge of SAP a plus.

Travel Time

      Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.

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 do the following:

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is :

·       Frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.

·       Occasionally required to stand; walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

·       Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

·       Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee regularly   works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment from production machinery is usually very loud.




Our Values

Employees should demonstrate behaviors that support established company values.

Our People

We are a high performance company with emphasis on teamwork and employee care.

Our Integrity

We have the courage to always do what is right.

Our Customers

We have a personal commitment to provide exceptional products, services, and solutions.

Our Safety

We champion safe behaviors for ourselves, our fellow employees, and our community.

Our Brand

Everything we do has to be as good as our coffee.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance. Community Coffee and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education High School
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Port Allen, LA 70767, USA