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Operations Supervisor

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Beloit, Wisconsin, US, 53511

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 474001 

Job Description

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It’s an exciting time to be part of the Health & Biosciences family at IFF. We are a global leader in the industrial biotechnology sector which develops innovative enzymes and bio-products to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of the cleaning, textiles, animal nutrition, grain processing and other chemical industries. 
We are seeking an Operation Supervisor to join our Beloit manufacturing team. We are a fun and spirited work environment that thrives on teamwork and collaboration. Our culture is fueled by a work hard, play hard philosophy. We are searching for an energetic individual who is passionate about learning and improving themselves and our business. Our ideal candidate is results-driven, self-directed, and motivated team player that communicates in an open and honest manner. 


What We Offer


  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance – Including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account ($600 individual & $1,200 Family)
  • Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, and Vision Insurance. We also offer Life and even Pet Insurance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Short-term and Long-Term Disability Protection
  • 16 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • 6% match on 401k
  • 3 weeks of paid-vacation to start (prorated in the first year)
  • 12 company-paid holidays annually
  • Wellness Program – Earn credits receive a total of $500 Premium Differential
  • On-site employee gym
  • Career Development Program – Learn and grow at IFF
  • Tuition Reimbursement potential of over $5,000 per year
  • Employee Assistance Programs for both employee and family members 
  • Company-sponsored holiday party and seasonal events

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Serve as a primary conduit between your operating area and the Site Leadership Team
  • Manage operating team to ensure the team meets plant performance, including the development and execution of plant and team KPI’s• Provide leadership to direct reports, including facilitating training and career development, setting & reviewing performance goals, giving feedback and recognition, coaching, and counseling
  • Manage and drive improvements in an operating area of the facility including equipment reliability/uptime, facility cleanliness/GMP, and facility safety
  • Lead continuous improvements projects including improving area workflows for routine (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.) tasks and departmental projects
  • Investigate and solve production problems such as scheduling delays, process upsets, equipment failures, and other production related concerns with a cross-functional team (Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, and QAQC)
  • Ensure team and production compliance with EH&S guidelines and requirements.
  • Support teambuilding activities within the department and the plant.

Job Requirements


  • University degree in relevant field and 3-5yr demonstrated experience working safely in an Industrial environment or High School diploma and 8+ years large scale manufacturing experience.
  • Self-starter with systematic decisions making, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with excellent written and verbal communication to assist in working collaboratively
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively through tasks with minimal overhead management direction to execute required work
  • Computer experience with MS Office suite 
  • Willing and able to do moderate to heavy stair climbing (including vertical ladders), along with the ability to work above floor surfaces (heights) and lift up to 65 lbs 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing experience in liquid processing
  • Computer experience with SAP 
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations 
  • Experience in Liquid manufacturing/Processing; Familiarity with Planning & Scheduling; with RCFA; PSM, 5S, World Class Continuous Improvement are considered assets


Working Schedule: 


  • This role is a Monday through Friday day role supporting a 24/7 365 operating facility. Schedule flexibility to infrequently work early or after hours, as well as take calls required


We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Madison