Production Supervisor

Michael Foods, Inc.
Gaylord, Minnesota
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Production Supervisor – Gaylord, MN or Chaska, MN – Negotiable Annual Base Compensation w/full benefits – Annual Bonus Eligibility – Relocation Package Offered

Michael Foods Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We are seeking several experienced Engineering Operations professionals to join our team to work in the capacity of Production Supervisor. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food. The chosen candidate will be responsible supervising all production areas at either our Gaylord, MN or Chaska, MN facilities for the training, scheduling and development of 60+ employees during 1st shift production.


Produces the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost consistent with good manufacturing practices.

Provides a safe work environment for all personnel.

Recognizes and takes steps to resolve operating problems in order to minimize their impact on the operations.

Requests and directs services of maintenance, sanitation and other personnel as may be necessary to achieve the desired level and quality of production, sanitation, safety and warehouse services.

Cooperates with all departments to assure a coordinated work relationship exists at all times.

Responsible for ingredient usage and all other department costs.

Keeps accurate and up-to-date records (i.e. timecards, downtime records, absentee records, etc.).

Enforces company policies in a fair and consistent manner.

Encourages suggestions from employees which will improve production, quality, safety and/or control costs of production.

Keeps operations manager informed on operating and/or employee problems, quality, safety and/or control costs of production.

Maintains consistent communications and monthly department meetings.

Provides a safe working environment.

Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.



Best Industry – CPG, Food Production, Manufacturing

Best Department – Engineering, Operations


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

2- 3 years supervisory experience, preferably in the food industry. 

Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and teaming skills.

Ability to prioritize and follow directions with little/no supervision.

Must have strong organizational skills and ability to do multi-functional tasks.

Must be able to work overtime and/or weekends when required

Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) is a plus.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations.

Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.



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Production Supervisor

Michael Foods, Inc.
Gaylord, Minnesota

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