Production Supervisor

City Brewing Company

La Crosse, WI, USA

Full time

Mar 17

City Brewing Company, a leading manufacturer in the beverage industry, has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor at our La Crosse, WI facility. This position will oversee the start-up, operations and completion of assigned production lines including but not limited to: equipment and operator safety, front line quality control checks, proper supplies, instruction on equipment operations, production reporting, material tests, maintaining/improving line efficiencies, and overall packaging employee supervision.


  • Ensure safety procedures are followed by adherence to Company policies. 
  • Ensure front line quality check compliance to meet Company quality standards. 
  • Recommend measures to maintain safe operations, improve production methods, equipment performance and use of equipment to increase efficiency, quality and safety of the department or work crew. 
  • Study production schedule to ascertain type and quantity of product, containers to be used, codes, package number, planning sequence of production and other packaging requirements. 
  • Compose weekly staffing schedule based on production requirements to ensure efficient operations and minimal overtime. 
  • Participate in the appropriate selection and usage of resources (materials, systems, utilities and equipment) required for the effective operations. 
  • Confer with management, other departments, supervisors, and operators to coordinate activities to assure a safe environment, quality product, and product operations. 
  • Initiate personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, and disciplinary measures. 
  • Suggest and initiate plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals. Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems. 
  • Assist in internal auditing, such as GMP, HACCP and Safety. 
  • Ensure compliance with Internal, Federal, State and local guidelines and regulations including GMP, HACCP, OSHA, FDA and TTB.


  • Check the machinery of the lines for operational readiness and proper setup. 
  • Oversee the operations of the lines during production. 
  • Direct changeovers to assure proper materials are used, proper amounts are produced and proper codes are used. 
  • Frequently review the operator quality assurance checks throughout the shift. 
  • At shutdown, be present to assure the proper length of run and that all machinery, conveyors, air, CO2, water and chain lube is shut off. 
  • Take case counts and record. 
  • Create work orders for repairs or improvements needed on the lines. 
  • Supervise training of employees in operations, safety, quality standards, GMP’s and HACCP procedures.


  • Minimum High School education. BA/BS in Business, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering preferred. 
  • Strong background in people skills and hands on front line supervisory experience preferred in the area of packaging. 
  • Experience in a high-speed packaging environment. Food or beverage production experience preferred. 
  • Selected candidate must be willing to work any shift, and weekends when necessary, to cover the needs of the business.

City Brewing Company provides a competitive salary and benefit package that includes: Health, Life, Dental and Long Term Disability Insurance; Section 125; 401(k); and more. This position will remain open until filled.

If you are interested in joining our team, email your resume, including salary requirements, to:, subject line: Production Supervisor

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