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Supervisor (Whey Plant) (Direct Hire)

Buffalo, NY 14220

Posted: 03/29/2023 Job Types: Permanent Industry: Supervisor Job Number: 100813 Pay Rate: $55k - $60k

Job Description

Selective Staffing Solutions has joined forces with a global leader in food manufacturing to add a Supervisor for the Whey Plant to their production team in Buffalo, NY.
  • 2nd Shift: 3pm - 11: 30pm
  • 3rd Shift: Wednesday - Sunday (11pm-7: 30am)

Summary: Ensures the Whey Plant is operating properly and oversees control of all incoming and outgoing product.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists and manages the enhancement of both the technical and financial performance of the department under the direction of the manager.  
  • Must be able to manage the whey plant operation including overseeing and controlling all incoming and outgoing products, the proper operation and maintenance of all equipment, production output, sanitation, product specifications, quality and manage all personal.
  • Responsible for the enforcement of all safety rules, GMP' s, company policies and quality programs to ensure safe quality food.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves operational/mechanical problems in a timely basis to insure an efficient, smooth flow of product. 
  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections on a daily, weekly, monthly schedule to identify problems before they occur.
  • Follow proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures for each process and product line. 
  • Performs pre-shift and/or start up inspection to determine condition of each process. 
  • Continuously monitors each process and makes necessary adjustments for a smooth continuous flow.
  • Operates lift truck as appropriate.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with operators, baggers, truck drivers, and contacts in other departments.
  • Completes scheduling and maintains proper levels of manpower making adjustments when necessary. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Background in fluid flow, metering of liquids and silo rotation is preferred. 
  • Strong computer skills as well as strong communication abilities both written and verbal required. 
  • Mechanical background will help candidate be successful.

Education and/or Experience: 
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science/Chemistry or dairy or other related experience preferred.

Meet Your Recruiter

Staci Biondi
HR Assistant

Staci joined the Selective Staffing Solutions team in 2022 as an HR Assistant. Today she partners with WNY employers to match top candidates for a wide variety of positions in addition to helping out the office with a wide variety of tasks related to the successful operation of a busy staffing firm. Staci's attention to detail not only keeps our office running smoothly, but she has taken on the role of resident food expert. She loves learning about ingredients in our food and is always willing to answer questions on our questionable Door Dash choices. 

Born and raised in Buffalo, Staci has always appreciated the beauty of the four seasons in our area. When she's not in the office you can catch Staci Line Dancing or hitting the lanes (She is a NYS Bowling Champion!). 


Favorite thing about recruiting:

“I love connecting and learning from so many different people and companies in the community”" 

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