Plant Production Supervisor

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 9300 Johnson Rd, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, USA
  • 09/18/2020
Full time Heavy Equipment Management Manufacturing

Job Description

Imagine leading a dedicated production team with a stable, industry leading manufacturer where you can leverage your experience and advance in your career. Take advantage of a stable career with an essential manufacturer where you will earn great pay and benefits.

We are looking for a Production Supervisor to join our 2nd shift team at our Strawberry Plains, TN facility. Overtime and weekends may be required.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay
  • Great Benefits – Medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 in company provided annual contribution towards your healthcare savings account
  • 3% guaranteed company provided contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Advancement opportunities – We are always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles

If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • Ability to read ruler and tape measure
  • Basic math skills to perform addition and subtraction
  • Good communication skills, able to take and give direction, work well with others
  • Ability to work at heights by climbing ladders, stairs, and working on top of trailers
  • Ability to analyze situations and pursue an effective course of action to resolve problems maintaining safety and quality
  • Ability to operate all mobile equipment, i.e. forklift, tractor, case loader, and other site-specific equipment

Essential Functions

  • Ability to start up, operate, and shut down all equipment.
  • Maintain high standards with regards to housekeeping policies that are essential for the safe operation of the plant.
  • Monitors all systems while performing periodic rounds to assure safe and efficient operation of the plant.
  • Maintains communication with all departments to assure smooth operation of all areas of the facility.
  • Assist all departments with any and all resources to attain the highest quality and production output.
  • Leads on situations that arise to analyze and pursue an effective course of action.
  • Able to delegate work assignments to employees.
  • Accounting for time and manpower for production staff.
  • Ability to delegate assignments to production staff to run daily operations efficiently.
  • Must be willing and able to perform confined space entry and rescue duties to include:
    • Provide technical rescue standby for projects including confined space rescue as well as first aid and CPR.
    • Assist in assessing risks, readying rescue equipment and planning practical and effective solutions towards safe working practices in compliance with program standards.
    • In case of accident, locates the patient, assesses any injuries, packages for extrication, removes patient from the threatening environment and turns over patient to EMS for medical attention and transport.
    • Perform special confined space related duties, such as pass a fit test and maintain respirator qualifications.


Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Apply now!

About the Company: Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.