Production Supervisor in Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 3/7/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
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  • Duration:
    12 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is hiring a Production Supervisor for a leading company in Peoria! If you have experience with fermentation and supervising a production floor, apply now!


  • Assist in the setup of fermentation and downstream operations and systems for documentation, safety and quality.
  • Oversees and participates in fermentation manufacturing and downstream processing activities; coordinates, supervises and supports activities of technicians and general labor contractors to meet production priorities; supports Process Engineering, Process Development, Maintenance Department, and Quality Department requests in support of production priorities, testing, process troubleshooting; monitors shift activities and adjusts staff and resource allocation to support production priorities and objectives; provides general oversight of operations of utilities systems for night and weekend shift.
  • Evaluates fermentation and downstream operating strategies and process-control strategies and provides recommendations to process engineers.
  • Collaborates and works closely with Microbiology, Fermentation, Downstream Processing, Maintenance and Quality teams to troubleshoot and optimize production processes.
  • Submits work orders for corrective repairs to systems and equipment throughout the facility.
  • Prepares permits and oversees the lock-out/tag-out processes for contract and maintenance work and work performed by process technicians.
  • Observes production area work practices to ensure support of sanitation program, good manufacturing practices (GMP) and adherence with standard operating protocols.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemical or mechanical engineering or related field preferred but not required.
  • Four (4) years demonstrated experience leading shifts in manufacturing and/or maintenance required

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer