Production Supervisor

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Sep 13, 2023

Rochester, MN, US, 55904

Custom Field 1:  2559

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



    • Direct and supervise all processes to produce products that meet specifications
    • Direct and supervise the accurate completion of all departmental records.
    • Lead and coordinate activities between departments to ensure that materials are delivered and stored safely.
    • Encourage and promote teamwork, continous improvement, and properly train employees to complete their function in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Develop/Execute daily production plan which effectively utilizes all materials.
    • Make decisions regarding employee problems, equipment failure or malfunction and notify Manager of problems
    • Assure safety of all employees and that all best practices are being followed.
    • Assist Production Scheduler in coordinating production plans. 
    • Assist other management positions such as Warehouse Manager or Q.C. Manager.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Knowledge of raw product preparation, packaging and thermal processes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other supervisors, lead people and subordinates.
  • Know required procedures (FDA, USDA, OSHA, AIB, GMP).
  • Minimum of a high school education with additional training in Thermal processing and Quality Assurance.
  • Employee is required to have three (3) to five (5) years of experience in food processing as a supervisor or lead person.
  • Working conditions require frequently walking and standing in wet/humid conditions. There will be exposure to chemicals and high noise. There is a 50-pound lifting requirement.
  • Personal Protective Equipment is required
  • Must have good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willingness and ability to work and function in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization


Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at or call 585-495-4100.

Seneca Foods in (Rochester, MN) is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team. Seneca Foods offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid time off and much more! Help us make our Farm Fresh Goodness Great!



Production Supervisor will lead and coordinate the activities of the production functions to achieve company goals. Complete daily production requirements in a cost-effective manner which meets or exceeds Good Manufacturing Practices and Employee Safety performance. Ensure that all employees are adequately trained and instructed.



Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN