Production Supervisor (Nights)



Closing: January 29, 2021

Posted: December 17, 2020


Grand Island, NE, USA

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

AGI/MFS is proud to be part of the Grand Island and central Nebraska region for almost 50 yrs.  AGI/MFS provides products and solutions for grain storage, handling and conditioning locally and worldwide.  Our roots are from a local family business that has grown to become global leader.    Most of our employees have lived in the Tri City region their entire lives and are committed to keeping Nebraska strong through these difficult times. 

The Opportunity

As a Production Supervisor, you are responsible for overseeing production employees to ensure production standards are met in a safe and efficient manner. The role also involves maintaining the production schedule, planning, and assigning work to employees. 

The Team 

Reporting directly into the Operations Manager, this role is a part of the dynamic manufacturing that works collaboratively towards achieving manufacturing goals and solutions. 


  • Oversees that department operators are meeting quality standards in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Oversees that department operators are meeting quality standards in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Complete performance evaluations on time and routinely support feedback from production employees.
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports.
  • Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
  • Review plans and confer with research and support staff to develop new processes in production.
  • Follow all aspects of the company's 5-S and Preventive Maintenance programs (PM's). Check daily to ensure that the employees are following the programs and that they are completing the proper documentation.
  • Have knowledge and experience with operating cranes, hoists, and forklifts.
  • Must have good communication and people skills.
  • Create a team environment with opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, follow routings, use simple math, and use basic handheld measuring tools.
  • Focus on Lean Manufacturing and inventory control. Understand and be able to apply the concepts of lean manufacturing as it relates to our production environment. Use of visual controls, kaizen, standard work, etc. to improve safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Follow company safety rules in accordance with OSHA regulations such as: wearing (PPE) safety shoes, safety glasses, and ear plugs. Ensure that the area complies with all OSHA standards.
  • Assist and support the Continuous Improvement efforts for the plant, including 5S, Kaizen, VSM’ing, etc. Supports actions as needed and assigned.
  • Maintains 5-S standards for the department. Be a leader for the area and set expectations.


  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required; Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school) preferred; Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) or Work Equivalent preferred; 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Delegating Responsibility - Ability to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Resource Management (People & Equipment) - Ability to obtain and appropriate the proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, as well as personnel.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required in a manufacturing environment (i.e. safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection).
  • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)
  • Sense of sound, smell, touch and balance.


Note: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to lift/carry up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, bend, life/carry up to 20 pounds, and push/pull up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to sit, manually manipulate, reach outward, reach above shoulders, crawl, squat or kneel, grasp, lift/carry up to 100 pounds, and push/pull up to 40 pounds.


How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.