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Production Supervisor

  2020-04-24     Threshold Enterprises, Ltd.     19 Janis Way / Scotts Valley  

Established in 1978, Threshold Enterprises is an industry leader in the manufacture and distribution of award-winning Source Naturals® and Planetary Herbals™ nutritional supplements. Our vision is to be the solutions provider for our consumers’ desire to enjoy optimal health and well-being by providing fine quality dietary supplements and nutritional education. Headquartered in Scotts Valley, CA we also have locations in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and Winchester, Virginia, employing over 600 team members.

Summary of Job Duties: The Production Supervisor will coordinate workflow, personnel and resources in the manufacturing and packaging facility to achieve efficient processing of all manufactured product.  This is a night shift position, Sunday through Thursday 10:00 pm to 6:30 am.

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Set priorities in all areas of the department; including raw materials, granulation, compression, encapsulation, coating, packaging operations and for the timely completion of all assigned work and projects.

  2. Assign daily priorities to the production technicians and leads.

  3. Organize, monitor and prioritize the operation for the manufacturing and packaging and personnel.

  4. Oversee the training of all new employees in manufacturing & packaging processes, procedures and responsibilities.

  5. Use principals of Process Improvement to increase efficiencies and lower costs.

  6. Evaluate employee performances and give accurate reviews and clear attainable goals.

  7. Know and understand principals and processes of:

    1. Operating and maintaining milling equipment.

    2. Mill bulk materials rework and granulate.

    3. Operate mixing/granulation equipment to process and formulate batches.

    4. Set-up, operate and maintain high speed and rotary tablet presses.

    5. Set-up, operate and maintain encapsulation machines.

    6. Coat, finish and process bulk material.

    7. Packaging equipment that includes; Capper, Labeler, Sleever & Tablet Counter.

    8. Packaging traveler, order set-up, line clearance, label bay and NAV.

  8. Monitor product quality at all stages of production.

  9. Promote safety and a safe working environment.

  10. Willing to rotate with the Manufacturing & Packaging departments.

  11. Perform miscellaneous manufacturing/packaging duties as directed.

  12. Sustaining KPI’s for improvement (Utilize lean tools). Ex. 5W, OPL’s.

  13. Able to work with and operate production equipment.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  1. Minimum one year of supervisory experience.

  2. A thorough knowledge of SOP’s, GMP’s, and general manufacturing operations.

  3. Must have Lean Manufacturing experience or equivalent.

  4. Experience in MS Excel/Word.

Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred.

To APPLY, visit our website, or come see us at 19 Janis Way, Scotts Valley.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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