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Title:  Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift   Req ID: 3452

City, State:  Irving, TX

Reports to:  Production Manager 

Classification:  Exempt 

Remote:  No

Relocation:  Nationwide relocation assistance is available


Summary: The Production Supervisor is responsible for the effective placement and utilization of team members, equipment, and other resources to ensure quality product, consistently high yields, and line efficiency. Utilizing a "One Team, One Mission" approach, this position collaborates with and supports the efforts of multiple departments (e.g. other Production lines, Safety, Quality Assurance, Maintenance and Sanitation), to achieve food/personal safety and minimize downtime, inedible, seconds and excessive costs. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Use effective supervision, training, and ongoing feedback to empower teams to meet/exceed expectations for productivity, quality assurance, waste management and food/personal safety.  
  • Ensure compliance of company policies and procedures, safety regulations, GMP’s, SOP’s, SSOP’s, HACCP and SQF. 
  • Coordinates and guides team through production situations e.g. startups, shutdowns, product changeovers, change management concerns and sanitation.
  • Facilitates the performance appraisal and progressive, corrective action steps to promote positive and safe teamwork environments. Identifies areas for individual/team development.
  • Improves quality, yields and throughput on their designated line.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated three years supervisory or leadership skills with a food-processing or manufacturing company leading a production team OR a bachelor’s degree with a prior Food Science or Poultry Science (or closely related) internship.
  • Demonstrated production knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to include professional oral and written communication, a team-focused approach, and the ability to model composure/make decisions in stressful situations.  
  • Proven time-management and organizational/office skills including competency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams); ability to write reports and create spreadsheets with formulas.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Poultry facility experience 
  • Supervisory experience in a food processing setting (Water Jet Cutting, Further Processing experience preferred)
  • Experience with SAP or Infinity 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of general First Aid and CPR


Supervisory Responsibility: This position will supervise the production team members at the Irving facility.


Work Environment:  Wide variations in environment temperature (-10 freezer, 32-degree coolers, 40-degree plant, wet cold environment) noise, slippery floors and moving equipment. 


Physical Demands: Position will include extensive standing, sitting, lifting, wearing factory required equipment while working in production, walking, visual, responding quickly to sounds and driving.


Position Type: This is an exempt position. The shift varies: first, second, third or floater.  Some Saturday work required.  


Travel: Travel is not required.  


Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check are required.

Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Please see our Benefits Page to learn more about the amazing Health and Wellness Benefits offered to our employees!

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas