3rd Shift Bulk Packaging Supervisor
Job Details
Kettle Cuisine - Lynn, MA

To ensure continuous and efficient operation of the production line to meet customer requirements in accordance with Safety, Sanitation, Quality, Quantity and Cost.  (SSQQC) 

To manage, coach and develop direct reports to achieve day to day KPIs 

Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in their products and expects each employee to do the same with their work. 

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Adhere to safe working practices at all times 

  • Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your supervisor 

  • Ensure finished product conforms to specifications 

  • Manufacture quality products efficiently within time and quantity parameters 

  • Drive and motivate team to meet and exceed daily targets and deadlines i.e. UPMH, GPMH 

  • Accurate and timely completion of required documentation to enable clear traceability 

  • Follow the company GMP’s 

  • Ensure clean and tidy production area at all times 

  • Ensure removal of out of spec material from production line 

  • Review operator bag print checks and all QA paperwork. 

  • Check that operators are performing seal, weight, and distribution checks. 

  • Be able to operate all machinery in the room and fill in for operators when necessary (as a working supervisor) 

  • Report Downtime to maintenance in a timely manner  

  • Plan ahead all activities to reduce downtime 

  • Record data. 

  • Manage ERP system transactions. 

  • Manage employees work schedules, breaks and tardiness 

  • Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes (low yields, etc.) 

  • Conduct Weekly team brief with direct reports 

  • Monitor and action all waste 

  • Manage inventory of raw material 

  • Manage, coach and develop direct reports. 

  • Take active lead with new employees and temporary labor 

  • Encourage colleagues to challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement 

  • Take instructions from supervisors. 

  • Any other tasks deemed reasonable and reasonably requested by management 

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

  • 2 years manufacturing experience preferably in the food industry  

  • Experience working in temperature controlled settings 

  • Experience with perishable items 

  • Proven track record in safe working practices 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment  

  • Goal oriented & well organized 

  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time 

Preferred Skills 

  • Able to interact and communicate with the supervisors and team members 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs 

  • Passion for food and high quality 

  • Excellent attention to detail  

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 

  • Time management 

  • Leadership – coaching and developing 

  • Problem solving 

  • Planning and organizing 

  • Numeracy skills 

  • Bi-lingual preferred 

As A Leader Within the Kettle Cuisine Team You Are Expected To:   

  • Model and support Kettle’s Core Values and safety culture  

  • Manage performance of all team members 

  • Build a strong, committed, and collaborative team 

  • Develop individual team members & their careers 

  • Conduct annual reviews and PDPs for all direct team members 

  • Create a culture of accountability & performance 

  • Drive a focus on quality and continuous improvement 

  • Plan work, track results and resolve variances 



Honor Food  - understand and appreciate our products and educate our business partners 

Honor Each Other – treat all colleagues with utmost respect, support and motivate colleagues 

Honor Partners – Maintain honest relationships and advocate for shared success with all stakeholders 

Honor Creativity – infuse passion, be original and follow our instincts 

Honor Integrity – be honest, forthright and demonstrate and share our values 

Honor Learning – seek opportunities to develop – recognize and nurture team strengths and interest