• 2nd Shift Production & Sanitation Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Akron
    Job ID
    Full-Time Regular
  • Overview

    Production & Sanitation Supervisor – 2nd shift               

    We are seeking a process-oriented individual known for measurable performance results and a collaborative approach to join our team!  This is a unique opportunity in a team based organization to grow your career. 


    The regular work schedule is Mon-Fri evenings typically 2:00PM to 11:00pm. Some flexibility is required.

    About the Role:

    Lead the ongoing development and implementation of equipment and facility cleaning processes and procedures. Facilitate sanitation and ice cream production operations which occur on 2nd shift.  Lead the step-function improvements in sanitation required of the manufacturing team to be a safe, highly efficient, continuous manufacturer.  Supports the production of a safe, high quality product and team member safety.

    Essential Duties:


    • Support the production of safe, high quality products and team member safety.
    • Provide leadership and direction to sanitation team and operation team members; ensure adherence to policy and procedures for cleaning of equipment and manufacture of products.
    • Resolve daily operational issues to ensure efficiency and quality.
    • Plan and coordinate resource allocation to achieve or exceed quality and manufacturing targets.
    • Communicate job performance standards to team members and provide timely and consistent feedback; coach and motivate team members to exceed expectations.
    • Manage training and reinforcement communication of team member safety, sanitation practices, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and company policies.
    • Evaluate labor, supplies, chemical usage, disposal costs to determine efficiencies and develop performance improvement actions.
    • Manage weekly team member schedules and submit accurate timekeeping records for payroll on a weekly basis.
    • Develop performance improvement plans as appropriate and administer corrective action as needed.
    • Work closely with UAW leadership and Joint Operations Leadership Team (JOLT) members to assure a proactive and mutually respectful labor - management relationships.
    • Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)– must follow the Company guidelines and vision to enhance and create a positive safety & GMP environment.


    • Minimum 3 yrs. experience in manufacturing/sanitation with leadership responsibility. Dairy operations is preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Dairy or Food Science, Business, or related field
    • Knowledge of employment laws and OSHA safety regulations
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Planning/Scheduling skills with the ability to think ahead and plan short and long term
    • Flexibility to support all shifts on occasion with primary work schedule on 2nd shift
    • Demonstrated ability to lead people and inspire performance results
    • Objective, data-based problem analysis and resolution; orientation toward proactive performance improvement
    • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Willingness to be trained in facility procedures, Critical Control Points (CCPs) and upon completion of training, demonstrate knowledge


    Perry’s Ice Cream is an EOE, M/F/D and Drug Free Company


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