Production Supervisor


Join our mission to put the love back in mealtime by turning home cooks into chefs. Custom Made Meals is one of Colorado's most awarded food manufacturers, named a top workplace in 2019 and 2020 and the #1 top workplace in 2021, along with other honors!

Custom Made Meals is a Food manufacturing facility in Denver Colorado with 400 associates. We are the team behind the scenes of America's home kitchens, producing 15,000 cases of fresh product every day from kebabs to stuffed jalapenos that we deliver to top retail stores across the county. We're on a mission to put the love back in mealtime and are currently strengthening our team to meet the continual growth of our business. We are looking for additional leaders who can help guide our growth strategy and develop our teams.

Position Overview

Oversee the day to day operations for a defined team(s) within production, carry through strategic vision, direction and business performance for CMM. This includes achievement of key operational metrics. Meet standards to achieve and maintain customer satisfaction. Oversee the retention and development of the defined production team(s).

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountability

  • Drives innovative and integrated operations initiatives in partnership with the CMM Management and other members of the CMM team.
  • Supervises, directs and coordinates activities of production team members involved in the food manufacturing of CMM Products.
  • Builds and posts schedules weekly to the forecasted hours and ensures hours worked are within budget.
  • Maintain daily production boards including productivity, issues and enhancements.
  • Allot the manpower accordingly with efficiency of completing the work on time.
  • Drive and support continual improvement processes.
  • Is vigilant in forecasting the risk problems before commencing the work.
  • Ensures a safe and clean work environment following all company implemented safety standards.
  • Follows plans to ensure CMM production team is consistently staffed with top talent. Builds a strong internal partnership to meet staffing needs.
  • Manages the product to ensure that the ingredients kept are at the appropriate temperature. Immediately acts and communicates any temperature fall below set standards.
  • Acts as an active leader and identifies, outlines and drives process excellence throughout production facility; develops and implements performance metrics and goals to assess individual and team performance levels, shares and utilizes proven best practices.
  • Regularly monitors performance to identify and respond to deficiencies that impact customer service, satisfaction and quality. Actively develops top performers and utilizes established performance management guidelines to address performance issues.
  • Reporting and coordinating the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Train and coach associates engaged in CMM operations for future career advancement. In addition, ensure associates are trained and adhering to all department and company policies.
  • Assists in development of training materials, data sets to support department functions. Trains new and existing associates on proper processes and procedures.
  • Perform work procedures using Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP to ensure food safety.
  • Adheres to all safe quality food (SQF) requirements and standards in CMM. Including the proper handling of all produce according to SQF standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
. Requirements:


  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally, 2-5 years of experience in a related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in a related field preferably in the food manufacturing industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, hands-on, results driven, forward thinking professional who can thrive in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Bi-lingual (reading, writing and speaking) English and Spanish
  • Able to work under pressure in a very fast paced environment

Work Hours

  • Must be able to work on a rotating schedule (days and / or nights)

Environment / Physical Job Requirements

  • Team members prepare meals in a refrigerated environment (36°F). Candidates may be required to travel, although it would account for 10% of their hours at the very most. Physical Requirements include

Ability to lift as much as 30 pounds

Ability to stand for an extended period of time

Ability to bend, reach, push, pull, squat, turn, and walk

Compensation / Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary based on experience. This is an exempt position with a range of $55,000 to $75,000 a year with the opportunity to increase pay based on performance. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Accounts, 401K with a match up to 4%, and paid time off.
  • Custom Made Meals is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. Custom Made Meals considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • All associates are required to have their temperatures taken multiple times throughout the day
  • All associates are provided and required to wear N95 Masks
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


Full time
Salary Range
$53,000.00 - 81,000.00
per Year
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Denver, CO 80216, US