Ajinomoto Windsor

Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 9:56 AM)
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Regular Full-Time
Second Shift


Assist in all stages of Production to include Line operations, employee placements and training according to Plant Safety, HACCP, SOP, GMP, and Food Safety Procedures.



  • Provide daily support and guidance to all team members in the areas of safety, efficiency, quality, and teamwork.
  • Assure that all team members have the proper tools and equipment in the proper working condition to perform their required job duties.
  • Conduct regular meetings with team members to communicate important information such as production changes, business news, customer orders, new customers, safety performance and issues; overtime needs, etc. and listen to the team members’ input on all issues.
  • Move throughout the work areas to offer support, gain input from team members, and monitor production activities.
  • Complete and maintain the paperwork required and associated with the production operations, including but not limited to vacation scheduling and attendance recording.
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork by working with team members daily, coaching, leading, listening, coordinating, and supporting.
  • Communicate and coordinate on a daily basis with team leaders and other departments to assure product quality and efficiencies meet Ajinomoto Windsor specifications.
  • Conduct counseling and issue disciplinary action when required.
  • Assist in hiring and termination processes and provide employee orientation
  • Conduct team member performance reviews
  • Responsible for scheduling team members: work assignments/rotations, training, vacations, breaks, overtime, outside temporary personnel
  • Manage yields and waste
  • Communicate with all other department supervisors and managers, building a good overall cohesive team



  • Equipment: Extensive knowledge of machine functions and safety precautions; working knowledge of production of equipment. 
  • Procedure: knowledge of standard processing procedures for each product line; knowledge of plant layout and significance such as equipment layout, power supply layout, and emergency exits. 
  • Production: knowledge of product specifications to include raw ingredients, blend requirements, packaging, labeling, and general processing set up.    
  • Documentation: checking and verifying Machine Operator logs, checking In Process audits, verify product usages, and finish goods tally sheets.  
  • Chemicals: proper use, storage, and safety.




  • HACCP: understanding of principles and application; knowledge of company's HACCP Plan, which is specific to each product.  
  • GMPs: knowledge of company's comprehensive GMPs and plant employee GMP and the application and enforcement of GMPs.
  • SSOP: knowledge of program and application and enforcement.



  •  Interaction with USDA Inspector: ability to communicate all USDA related issues.  
  •  Calibration: calibration of scales and to test for proper functioning of other measuring equipment.
  •  Employees: the enforcing of employees on company’s GMPs and reporting any violations of HACCP and GMPs.  
  •  Performing employees’ counseling and enforcing Plant Safety Procedures. 
  •  Work with Quality Assurance Technician on ensuring product specification compliance and assisting with special projects.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, articulate and confident.
  • Good computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
  • Fluency in English (Written and Verbal). Bilingual in Spanish helpful but not required.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Ajinomoto Windsor is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



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