Bottling Supervisor - Fort Smith, Arkansas United States - 43120


Job #: 43120
Title: Bottling Supervisor
Job Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Incentive bonus 10%
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


  • Global company
  • Top Brands
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Great working environment


Established, Global, Beverage Bottler is seeking a Bottling Supervisor for their location in Fort Smith, Arkansas


  • Overseeing production on multiple bottling lines including activities of 18-24 employees. 
  • Drive the success of the bottling department by continually motivating employee morale, communicate management goals and objectives, modify undesirable behaviors and encourage continuous development and improvement. 
  • Ensure all customer orders are met by achieving production to schedule. 
  • Mentor and coach employees to reach their maximum potential through development plans and engagement.

Key Accountabilities

Personnel Management

  • Provide coaching and supervision to 18 to 24 employees daily.
  • Motivate and discipline employees as required.
  • Provide all assigned employees any information tools needed to perform their job responsibilities. 
  • Create development plans for employees to address opportunities for improvement.

Production Performance

  • Monitor production schedule to identify potential scheduling issues.
  • Coordinate quarantine and disposition of defective supplies.
  • Monitor product quality issues and resolve as needed.
  • Identify issues where procedural changes are necessary and issue Corrective Action Requests to assist in resolving these issues.

Budgetary Performance

  • Maintain budgetary line efficiencies and production performance to reduce or eliminate rework.
  • Ensure accurate coding of payroll.
  • Monitor line maintenance and supplies spending to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Monitor and reduce line setup  and downtime.
  • Ensure first time quality on production lines to eliminate rework costs.
  • Plan for productive or value added work for employees during line downtime
  • Assist in budget preparation (line staffing, targeted efficiencies, theoretical maximums).
  • Assist in preparation of capital projects and implementation.

Special Projects

  • Ensure employees receive proper equipment training, quality training, and production guidelines prior to production.
  • Assist in researching needed improvements for line operations.
  • Test new products and procedures as required.
  • Special team assignments as required.


Special Programs

  • Promote the company safety Culture initiative and ensure that safety concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for ensure all employee follow PPE requirements and abide by all safety guidelines outlined in procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for reporting\ all accidents, incidents, and near-misses immediately. These would include all non-disabling and disabling injuries and occupational illnesses, fatalities, fires, and explosions, property damage, chemical spills, and any incident having the potential for property damage or personal injury.
  • Ensures that investigation and corrective action occurs in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Achieve the corporate objective of no lost time accidents. Conduct periodic safety inspections, complete incident reports, enforce company PPE usage policy.




  • Education: Required -  Bachelor degree or related business or technical field.
  • Experience: Experience in a glass bottling beverag/food manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Background: Maintenance/mechanical experience is a plus.


Technical Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to set and achieve short, medium, and long range goals.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong PC and software skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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