Production Supervisor- Pueblo, CO

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: PUEBLO, COLORADO, US, 81006

Company: GRUMA

Mission Foods in Pueblo, CO is seeking a Production Supervisor that can direct all departmental and shift personnel to comply with all the production requirements in a effective and safe manner, complying with the norms of quality and safety.



  • Obtain the Production order for their shift
  • Enforce plant safety rules
  • Take the necessary measures to complete each order
  • Ensure the safety conditions in department (Safety guards, complying with LOTO, Prevent unsafe acts)
  • Take the necessary measures and give the proper instructions to employees
  • Verity that all employees have the necessary materials to do their job and have appropriate safety equipment (bump hat, ear, plugs, etc.)
  • Make sure that all product codes are correct
  • Make sure to read the production reports, including the operators and leads
  • Take decisions with the quality department regarding products put on hold because products are not in correct specifications
  •  Comply with the Production Standards, efficiency, waste, overweight, pounds-per-man hour
  • Share all production information from current shift to the supervisor of the next shift
  • Make sure that the product complies with the Total Quality standards
  • Make production report right after shift
  • Fill out accident report in case there is an accident with an employee. Make sure to turn in all information to Human Resources.
  • Conduct safety meetings on a monthly basis
  • Help Develop, implement and follow-up plans to accomplish departmental goals and objectives as per budget
  • Direct supervision of Production Leads & Employees
  • Help Perform safety and sanitation audits
  • Collaborate in the development of the department budget and productivity parameters once per year
  • Participate as an active member in the safety, quality, food safety committees and HACCP
  • Attend all scheduled meetings
  • Enforce all company policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Conduct training sessions for the department employees as needed
  • Must be able to keep administrative paperwork current regarding, schedules, inspections, inventories, and management reports
  • Recommending the hiring of personnel and on the job training
  • Keep employees informed on factors relating to their work assignment, work progress, and opportunity for advancement
  • Evaluating, as deemed necessary by the company, the performance of introductory employees, regular employees, and employees who are being terminated
  • Schedule vacation of production employees
  • Establish and maintain productivity standards
  • Ensure departmental budgets are met
  • Responsible for providing a safe environment for department employees
  • Responsible to produce the necessary resources to ensure ethe effective operation of production department
  • Participate as a member of the safety committee, perform accident reviews and investigations as well as any other special safety assignments
  • Responsible for safety and food safety training being conducted
  • Maintain a good work atmosphere
  • Address, as needed, employee relation issues
  • Develop and implement cost reduction/ methods improvement projects
  • Evaluates product quality internally through taste panels and quality scoring, and externally through market tours
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • In the absence of Product Manager, the Production supervisor will be responsible for those duties with the assistance of the Plant Manager


  • All production employees and Production Leas.


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, training ,skills, and/or ability required.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Total Quality preferred
  • Knowledge in Basic math required
  • Knowledge of Basic Statistics preferred
  • Leadership skills
  • Work Instructions
  • Safety Training
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • American Institutes of Baking Food Safety Training
  • Quality Policy
  • Computer Training (PC)
  • SAP Training
  • Mixers Technical Training
  • Video jet Technical Training
  • Operation training on all production equipment
  • Company Rules and Regulations Training
  • Communication and Management Skills



High School Diploma or GED equivalent. College degree preferred.

Previous experience in food manufacturing/processing

Leadership skills



Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not necessary



Work is typically performed walking (80%), sitting (10%), standing (10%). High noise levels and exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

While advising or counseling employees, the individual may, on a limited basis, encounter abusive, aggressive, or unprecedented behavior.


Salary: $63,800-82,900 a year plus $3,000 Target Bonus


Full Benefits Packet including:

Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching, & Flexible spending accounts, Dependent Care FSA and Health Care FSA.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.


Please apply through the following link:

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis


Gruma Corporation and its affiliates, including but not limited to Azteca Milling, L.P., are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely for the purposes of determining suitability for employment, verifying your identity, and maintaining employment statistics on applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity with-out imposing undue hardship on Gruma. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.




Nearest Major Market: Pueblo
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado Springs

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