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Day Shift Supervisor


This is a Contract position in Prince George, VA posted November 20, 2021.

Position Summary: The Operation Supervisor is responsible for overseeing day to day operations of Ancos Disputanta, VA facility. This individual is responsible for leading the team and ensuring the site is generating safe and quality production. An individual that will be successful in this position is a strong leader with excellent problem-solving skills that is excited about an opportunity to lead the growth of a new plant. This is a unique opportunity to join an entrepreneurially focused organization in the manufacturing industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Leadership

  • Serves as day-to-day supervisor for manufacturing and primary point of contact for the Director of Operations
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts for the site, including documentation and tracking of all Daily Management metrics
  • Serves as lead for setting a structured approach to solving all problems at the site, whether they are operations, quality, people or maintenance-oriented problems
  • Supervises all operators and maintenance for the site
  • Operations
  • Ensures training of operators is current and thorough at all times
  • Fully trained on operations of the processing equipment and all lab equipment
  • Shipping & receiving
  • Oversees site logistics, including shipping and receiving at the site
  • Coordinates details with the customer service and logistics team based in Disputanta
  • Supports logistics required to load or unload product when necessary
  • Quality & Safety
  • Coordinates quality initiatives for the site, working closely with the Quality & Safety Engineer
  • Implements quality policies and overall improvement efforts
  • Gathers data as necessary for quality initiatives
  • Supports safety initiatives for the site, working closely with the Quality & Safety Engineer

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

Communications: Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Initiative: Asks for help when needed. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Seeks increased responsibilities. Takes independent actions and calculated risks. Undertakes self-development activities. Volunteers readily.

Job Knowledge: Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Displays understanding of how job relates to others. Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills. Keeps abreast of current developments. Requires minimal supervision. Uses resources effectively.

Judgement: Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Makes timely decisions. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.

Quality: Applies feedback to improve performance. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Displays commitment to excellence. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity: Achieves established goals. Completes work in timely manner. Meets productivity standards. Strives to increase production. Works quickly.

Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires respect and trust. Motivates others to perform well. Reacts well under pressure. Shows courage to take action.

Problem solving: Develops alternative solutions. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Identifies problems in a timely manner. Resolves problems in early stages. Works well in group problem solving situations.

Safety & Security: Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines. Observes safety and security procedures. Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individual must also have the flexibility to be able to cover all shifts if an operator is out and be on call when not at work to support the site needs.


· Ideally 4-6 years’ experience as a Supervisor, Management or Team Lead in a manufacturing setting

· Experience working in a continuous improvement-oriented culture

· Bachelors or associate degree strongly preferred

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

· Experience leading others and making independent decisions

Language Ability:

Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence. Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

Mathematical Ability:

Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

Ability to independently use computer for Microsoft NAV, word processing, spreadsheets, email and other functions. Ability to utilize computer programs to create spreadsheets to track data and perform calculations of moderate complexity.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising all Ancos employees on site at the Darlington facility, including but not limited to operators, maintenance and logistics. Responsible for the leadership and development of these individuals and ensuring the operations is effective and efficient.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of a manufacturing job. This role requires ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, safety shoes) at all times in the production area. Individuals must be able to work in non-climate controlled settings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must wear hardhats and safety shoes at all times.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This role requires standing for extended periods of time, ability to lift 50 lbs, identify colors and work in open air & outdoor areas. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 – $26.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location