Production Supervisor


Candidate is responsible for direct supervision of hourly manufacturing employees; ensuring the safe operation of daily activities while meeting established production schedules; communicating production goals and objectives to maximize plant efficiencies in support of continuous improvement.


  • Responsible for supervising all the manufacturing process.
  • Works in tandem with Production Manager to develop and implement SOPs, GMPs, work instructions and visual aids.
  • Monitor batch activity and daily inventory inputs
  • Promotes a safe work environment: Leads by example; identifies and eliminates hazards in all processes; monitors and mentors employees to avoid unsafe work practices and adhere to safety and sanitation policies.
  • Coordinates shifts, arranges schedules, and monitors employee’s performance.
  • Monitors employees’ attendance; reviews and approves timesheets.
  • Provides training, couching and mentoring to hourly employees.
  • Establishes goals and objectives to meet production, quality and food safety requirements.
  • Manages full time, part time and temporary seasonal staff to meet customer’s orders.
  • Leads the team to meet or exceed daily production goals.
  • Collaborates to improve plant productivity and increase efficiency.
  • Identifies and resolves process issues as they arise.
  • Willingness and ability for occasional travel
  • Others as assigned by manager.


  • 5 years flavor manufacturing experience.
  • Minimum 1-2 years supervisory experience with proven track record.
  • Must possess computer skills, to include Word, Excel, Access and Outlook, and have the ability to learn other internal computer programs.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational ability
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to communicate in English: read, write, speak (Preferred)
  • Comprehensive understanding of FDA & SQF guidelines.
  • Degree or related experience required.


  • Target Flavors, Inc.
    251 Enterprise Drive
    Newport News, VA  23603