Production Supervisor - Fresh Mark - Salem, OH, USA

  • OhioJobs
  • Salem, OH, USA
  • May 16, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

For nearly 100 years, Fresh Mark has been a leading supplier of bacon, ham, hot dogs and deli meats for the grocery and food service industries. Our customers have come to rely on the quality, safety and consistency of our Sugardale and Superior’s Brand meats.

From around the corner to across the globe, we make products people love to eat. We’ve grown from our roots in Northeast Ohio as a regional provider to a nationwide supplier. Our employees are constantly striving for excellence and looking for ways to elevate everything we do. After all, feeding families is a great responsibility.

We invite you to be part of our exciting team and rapidly growing business. The Fresh Mark facility in Salem, Ohio, is currently accepting resumes for production supervisor.

The successful candidate will be hard working, detail oriented and drug free. Fresh Mark provides an excellent work environment and comprehensive benefits including medical, vision and 401K.


The essential function of the Production Supervisor is to provide leadership and direction to hourly personnel engaged in the manufacturing and processing of world class food products. Upon completion of orientation and on the job training, the position will supervise production lines associated with food product processing and packaging in compliance with good food manufacturing practices, quality assurance, safety, and employee relations. This position is an exempt salary position.

Summary of essential job functions

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all employees through training, enforcement of safety rules and compliance with all Fresh Mark, Inc. policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a sound working relationship with bargaining unit employees.
  • Drive departmental efficiencies and maximize productivity.
  • Monitor and control inventory levels and yields.
  • Ensure effective communications and conduct meetings as necessary.
  • Control labor costs of staffing and overtime.
  • Monitor machinery to maintain quality and minimize downtime.
  • Monitor product quality and flow to meet customer demands and requirements.
  • Promote and maintain teamwork among employees.

Minimum requirements

  • Combination of 2-4 years of post-secondary education, training and/or work experience related to business management, food production, manufacturing processes or related field.
  • Availability to work weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to work any shift; supervisors are expected to report one hour prior to their shift for start-up duties and be available to stay after the end of the shift to complete any necessary reports and/or paperwork.

Abilities required

  • Ability to adapt and quickly learn new processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot solutions.
  • Ability to foster a positive working environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to perform line work in training and provide leadership to hourly personnel.
  • Desire to promote a safe and healthy work atmosphere.
  • Ability to think critically and influence business outcomes.
  • Ability to model good time management and record keeping skills.
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated manufacturing environment.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.



Fresh Mark welcomes all interested people to apply for job opportunities in our company. We pride ourselves in being a diverse company and we consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any legally protected status.