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Production Supervisor

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Departement: Production & Operation
Shift: Night
Workplace: Bergen
Company: Nortera

Joining Nortera means choosing opportunities to grow together!

As North America's leader in ready-to-cook vegetables, we are committed to contributing to the well-being of society by providing access to healthy and sustainable food. Nortera produces major private and retail brands and markets its own brand Arctic Gardens.

Why choose Nortera

  • Competitive salary and Annual bonus program
  • Group Health Insurance program w/HSA or FSA
  • Dental/Vision Insurance and several supplemental Insurance options
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reimbursement for tuition fees and physical activity
  • Referral program 
  • An environment that fosters learning and professional development
  • Opportunities to work on inspiring projects in a growing company!

Base salary

$62,000/Year - $70,000/Year (USD)

Your daily role

You'll invest the majority of your time in:  

  • Providing direct supervision for production operations on a shift basis.


Specifically, you will: 

  • Utilizes operations data to facilitate decisions that maintain the production system within control limits.
  • Act as an active participant in employee orientation, training and follow-up to assure that facility policies & procedures are
  • Participates in the development of annual production goals and standards.
  • Work in conjunction with the Raw Product Supplier and facility Quality Department to ensure we are producing finished products that are food safety compliant and in line with customer requirements.
  • Work in conjunction with Purchasing and Warehousing staff to ensure there are adequate supplies to meet production and employee needs, i.e. PPE, Totes, Pallets, Liners, Chemicals, etc.
  • Implements daily production schedules within the quality guidelines controlled by the production system.
  • Work with other supervisors to manage the entire facility's housekeeping and sanitation programs within established guidelines and expectations.
  • Directs seasonal sanitation labor force on each shift during the processing season.
  • Maintenance of facility structure, overheads, painting, grounds, etc.
  • Coordinate with other departments to minimize and plan effective utilization of downtime.
  • Assures employee safety guidelines and policies are followed by conducting or following OSHA programs, safety training, and safety audits.
  • Actively participates in monthly safety meetings and in environmental compliance programs.
  • Implements and assures compliance with facility & corporate food safety guidelines, Federal Regulations/GMP, and the facility foreign material control program.
  • Assists with the implementation and maintenance of the HACCP program.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of the facility's continuous improvement and training program(s).
  • Actively participates in facility quality improvement programs.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains production process and system flow charts.
  • Assists the raw products group relative to quality improvement efforts.
  • Responsible for assigned Fixed Cost budget accounts. Budget preparation for assigned accounts, maintaining expenses within budget, providing cost projections and periodic updates, and providing variance explanations.

Your profile

You will bring the following to the business:

  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork-based management skills
  • Self-motivator
  • Ability to support business needs in a multiple-shift environment, including weekends and holidays, and off shifts 


  • Prefer one year of leadership experience, frozen food processing experience, or equivalent combination of education and food processing experience.
  • Require experience with computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Adobe, Google, some web-based systems and some mainframe software.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university in a specialized field or related field, preferred

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Come grow with Nortera!

Nortera believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Nortera is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at 585-434-0399.

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