Production Supervisor

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Ontario, CA

Posted on 12/7/2017

Job Overview

Haliburton International Foods Inc.
3855 East Jurupa Street
Ontario, CA
Contact Person:
Andrea Thornton
Employment Type:
Degree Required:
High School
Experience Required:
At least 5 year(s)
Application Deadline:
Relocation Covered:
Travel Required:

Job Description

Great opportunity for an Experienced Production Supervisor (Food Manufacturing)


Established in 1992 with the goal of marrying food science and culinary excellence to improve the quality and reduce the cost of manufactured foods, Haliburton has grown into a specialty foods powerhouse. We service the nation's largest retailers, national restaurant chains and top 100 food manufacturers from our newly constructed 300,000+ sq. ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ontario, California.

Haliburton International Foods, Inc is looking for dynamic, energetic and career minded people who can take our company to the next level in food manufacturing. We currently have an opening for an experienced Production Supervisor.

The role of the Production Manager is to manage production operations to produce products that meet quality, cost, and volume criteria and objectives.



Position Summary:

Freezer Department

** Must have the ability to run production equipment as Bagger Machines, Individual Quick Frozen Equipment, Oven Conveyors, Size Reduction Equipment (Slicers, Dicers, Translicers), Diverse Production Equipment etc. **


Puree/Kettle Department

** Must have the ability to run production equipment as Bagger Machines, Oven, Grinders, Filling Equipment (Drums, Bags, Cups), Diverse Production Equipment etc. **

Principal Duties:

  1. Provide leadership and direction to employees under their supervision by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  2. Evaluate and plan production schedules and prepare resources to ensure we meet customer demands.
  3. Ensure that items and equipment are in an "inspection ready" condition at all times
  4. Manage employees in a fast-paced, high volume manufacturing environment
  5. Manage production staff and processes; includes supervising, planning and directing production to produce quality products at the lowest cost per unit
  6. Train and motivate line employee to achieve production goals. 
  7. Undertake the responsibility of completing the set targets by coordinating with his/her team members
  8. Distribute work among the member of the team based on their talent and abilities
  9. Conduct meeting with his employees to explain to them the nature of their work and duties
  10. Answer all queries of the team members related to work
  11. Create, Verify and follow the production schedule as stated.
  12. Communicate and create new ideas or comments to produce more efficiently
  13. Verify equipment and following up on issues
  14. Initiate, create and verify that work orders given to maintenance are completed
  15. Organize the production team and verify that all employees are working as assigned
  16. Ensure that production line have the necessary employees to perform accordingly
  17. Prepare and make proper equipment set up to do an efficient start up of production
  18. Report to work as scheduled; be on time from lunch, breaks, and at the beginning of the shift
  19. Follow the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and enforce them with all employees, as well as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safety purposes
  20. Implement company programs by upholding them and filling out the proper requested reporting 
  21. Act as a backup person in case of a Manager’s absence
  22. Inform Manager when an employee is not performing properly

**Must be able to take on other responsibilities that are not part of their regular tasks in the event it is deemed necessary to benefit the organization**

Essential Physical Requirements:

  1. Able to lift up to 60lbs.
  2. Able to work in a high-paced and hot environment
  3. Stand and walk for long periods of time
  4. Able to withstand strong odors from the foods being processed

Education, Prior Work Experience/Specialized Skills and Knowledge

  1. Demonstrate full knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices policies and procedures
  2. Full knowledge of formulas (e.g. cuts, weights, product descriptions, cooking times, agitation levels)
  3. Must have good analytical skills
  4. Able to follow written or verbal instructions
  5. Demonstrate good communication skills
  6. Be able work independently or in a team environment
  7. Two years of experience in leading/managing a team of employees
  8. Be able to work in varying shift

We offer our full-time employees an impressive benefits package that includes health insurance programs, a 401(k) Plan, tuition reimbursement, holiday pay, sick pay and vacation pay. Best of all with over 20 years of experience in the food industry and an aggressive and proven record of growth Haliburton International Foods, Inc. offers stability and opportunity for job growth.

If you have what it takes and want to build a challenging fast-paced career, please send your resume along with salary requirements. 



Haliburton International Foods, Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services.


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