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Packaging Production Supervisor


South Bay, FL, US

Req ID:  26962
Date:  Sep 28, 2021

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 



The packaging supervisor is responsible for managing all aspects of the packaging operations.  The position is also responsible for enforcing safety, sanitations and GMP practices.  The packaging supervisor is responsible for the direct supervision of the hourly associates and line mechanics in a unionized work environment. 



  • Supervising hourly personnel in the packaging department on rotating shifts, including holiday and weekends
  • Plan and schedule department work in an efficient manner. Utilize employees, equipment and material in order to produce quality products at standard rate.
  • Develop plans and organize work in a manner that support exceeding daily standard production rates while maintaining compliance with safety regulatory and quality standards
  • Leading assigned teams in continuous improvement processes.
  • Work collaboratively with other functions internal and external to the plant to support effective operations.
  • Liaison with the maintenance team by reporting equipment issues resulting in downtime and assist with root cause analysis.
  • Ability to make quick decisions that support the plant goals.
  • Effective communication with front-line employees and other packaging supervisors that supports and facilitates the development of effective teamwork.
  • Ability to identify problems on the packaging floor and resolve them as required. 
  • Development of reports that supports analysis and problem resolution 
  • Other duties as required.



  • Four year degree from an accredited college or university in Industrial/Electrical/Sciences/Technical area preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience leading teams in an industrial setting
  • Must be willing to work on rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed


Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bi-lingual English/Spanish desired
  • Demonstrate ability to lead, train and motivate employees.
  • Dependable team player.
  • Experience with high-speed packaging equipment desired
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook MS Office skills required.



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami