Lean Supervisor


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge required
  • In addition, one to three years of related operational work experience required
  • Proven analytical and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of the Lean Production System principles
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), FDA, USDA and EPA regulations
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills required combines with an aptitude for multi-tasking
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer application

Role Purpose Statement: Seeking an outgoing candidate who thrives in a fast paced production environment and enjoys managing a group of employees or processes that are focused on delivering a quality product to our customers.   Additionally, this candidate needs to monitor and engage employees in all LPS activities.

Supervisor Responsibility

  • Conduct daily 5S Walks and summarize outcome
  • Plan and implement Lean Production Systems projects to drive process improvements
  • Input and analyze productive information for help steer lean initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulatory agencies standards (example: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), etc.)
  • Document and follow up on all department processes in order to measure improvements
  • Should be able to work in a 24/7 schedule and also in a work environment with exposure to extreme temperatures 



  • Make the company's values and management principles live in the department(s)
  • Plan / Implement and control the LPS projects; initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations
  • Participate and support company sponsored initiatives such as GQS, HACCP, Lean Manufacturing, Employee Safety and CBase

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