Careers

Careers

Stratas Foods is committed to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity and inclusion in its workplace. It is our commitment to establish and maintain a talented, productive, diverse workforce that works together effectively to accomplish our goals.


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Current Openings

Stratas Foods

Production Supervisor

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the safe and effective use of all people, time and material in meeting assigned production schedules.  Safety, sanitation, housekeeping, GMP standards, problem solving ability as well as good employee relations and a working knowledge of the labor contract are considered key elements to success.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assist in control and regulation of bulk oil operations by maintaining standard operating procedures, making prescribed changes and adjustments when necessary, and maintaining daily productions rates, yield, quality, and efficiencies according to customer requirements.
  2. Direct the work force performance through proper administration of the Company/Union contract policies.  Discipline directly where necessary to maintain control of operations.
  3. Administer safety/health programs to meet current OSHA and Stratas requirements.
  4. Direct the labor force to maintain clean housekeeping areas in meeting GMP and Quality System established standards.  This includes employee work practices and the proper cleaning of packaging equipment.
  5. Direct maintenance personnel as needed on department equipment.
  6. Train personnel in proper safety and operation techniques.
  7. Communicate shift activities to plant management on a daily basis.
  8. Act as fill in for the job of Superintendent in the area in which they work in the case of an absence.
  9. Other duties as assigned by plant management.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Bachelor’s Degree in operations, technical, business or engineering is preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years manufacturing experience preferably in food packaging, process, and /or food safety and security.   Previous supervisory experience/leadership experience preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Communications – Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills in dealing with those both internal and external to Stratas are critical to success
  • Leadership - Ability to lead others in the directions necessary to achieve mutually beneficial goals is important
  • Analytical Skills – Having both the ability and competency to evaluate a variety of alternatives and pick the best solution in a dynamic work environment
  • Root cause problem-solving techniques:  Critical to a line manufacturing process
  • Developing teamwork and productivity:  Being proactive in employee relations efforts serves all well

Equipment and Software: Must be PC literate with working knowledge of MS Office, and Outlook

EOE M/F/V/D

How to Apply

Please complete this form and email it along with your resume to Brian.richardson@stratasfoods.com

Stratas Foods
3601 E. Division Street
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone: 888-404-1004

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