Production Supervisor I


Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  35448


At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us. 


Direct, supervise, and coordinate production systems and personnel to ensure the highest quality products. Contributes to a positive, team-oriented atmosphere and encourages good work habits. This position will support our day shift Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm with rotating Friday mandatory overtime (as needed).


  •  Provides frontline leadership and support to production.
  •  Understands and is capable of performing production function, and spends more than half of the shift performing production.
  •  Either directly or through production leadership team, ensure flow of work and job rotation in production.
  •  Responsible to assure team members receive training needed for their position. Depending on division, may perform training.
  •  Works with production leadership team to ensure team members have a strong understanding of their job responsibilities.
  •  Coordinate efforts to ensure proper safety and ergonomics standards and guidelines are met in work area.
  •  May lead or contribute to production improvement initiatives.
  •  Either directly or through team, assure staffing requirements are met.
  •  Encourage team member growth and development.
  •  Administer annual team member performance reviews, goal setting, and participate in salary planning process.
  •  Maintain records on direct reports in relation to attendance and performance.
  •  Maintain applicable records, including production metrics.
  •  May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.


  •  High school diploma or equivalent.
  •  Previous leadership experience preferred.
  •  Ability to coach, mentor, and empower team members to succeed.
  •  High level of patience and service. Ability to motivate team members.
  •  Problem-solving abilities. Ability to identify waste and creatively look for solutions.
  •  Ability to be flexible and multitask.
  •  Ability to read blueprints and maintain accurate records. Proficient with a computer.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.

Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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