The Bakery Cos.
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits 1st of the month after 30 days, start earning PTO from day 1.

Materials Supervisor

Company Overview
We are named as one of the fastest growing businesses in Nashville the Bakery Companies is a family owned, privately-held company. With some of the best talent in the industry. We are a high speed industrial bakery. We manufacture bread products that serve household names including McDonald's, Pepperidge Farm, Five Guys, Trader Joe's, and Whole Foods. The Bakery Cos. celebrated 20 years in business in August of 2019, and seeks to continue living out its mission of Creating Opportunities, Making a Difference, and Impacting Lives.
We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance the 1st of the month after 30 days
  • Company matched up to 5% 401k fully vested from start
  • Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • EAP program


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you Create Opportunities, Impact Lives and Make a Difference? Are you action oriented, a thought leader who can drive results? If the vision of People, Process and Prosperity excites you, then we are looking for you. We are The Bakery Cos, a family of baking and storage solutions, focused on anticipating and exceeding the demands of the wholesale baking industry through relationships, state-of-the-art equipment, and an untarnished record for quality.

Want to join a dynamic and fast moving organization? We are seeking a Production Supervisor to join our Nashville Manufacturing team.



DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain


Position Summary: The Shipping/ Material Supervisor will plan, schedule, coordinate and implement methods and procedures in a safe and cost-effect way to achieve performance targets. The Shipping/Material Supervisor responsibilities also includes supervising the work of hourly associates assigned on shift, creating and maintaining positive employee relations, ensuring a safe work environment while meeting company quality standards. The Shipping/ Material Supervisor will adhere to and support the organization's Vision, Mission and Values.


  • Identifies performance or conduct issues, resolving the issue internally with the Employee Corrective Action process for internal resolution.
  • Able to develop strategies to drive increase in efficiency and effectiveness of warehouse operations including inventory management, staging of material, storing, recording, quality, and logistics.
  • Develops operating guidelines, policies, and procedures for inventory management and warehousing.
  • Procures materials and supplies for warehouse/production operations, and conducts audits and cycle counts in accordance with company policies.
  • Collaborates with other departments and key personnel to evaluate inventory levels and forecast upcoming material needs.
  • Establishes and monitors key financial and operational metrics and recommends related opportunities for improvement.
  • Customer oriented, works to ensure scheduled trucks are loaded and unloaded in a timely fashion
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple urgent duties.
  • Maintain storage facilities in order to obtain highest possible quality.
  • Creates and implements safety and health programs to assure safe and healthy working conditions and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Staff, develop, and supervise, hourly personnel.
  • Track and record ingredient waste from the warehouse.
  • Communicate with other departments to assure all loads are ready to leave as scheduled and notify other departments if loads do not leave on time.
  • Supervise and coordinate dock operations and personnel to include load planning, timely departures and 100% freight accuracy.
  • Follow and ensure FIFO rotation.
  • Manage and adhere to 5S standards.
  • Supervise daily activities of materials to ensure safe and efficient storage and retrieval of supplies and satisfy internal and external customer's requirements. 
  • Identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement, ensures that continuous improvement activities are planned, implemented, measured, reported and reviewed in the respective area of responsibility. 
  • Enforce all company, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations and employment laws as required.
  • Ensures company standard practices and procedures are followed.
  • Performs other related responsibilities, as needed to support Nashville Bun Company business objectives.



  • Follow all GMP's, Food Defense and quality policies
  • Properly load/unload all trailers to BRC standards.
  • Ensures all GMP and all food hygiene and safety standards are in compliance
  • Conducts audits of associates' Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), facility sanitation, preparation procedures, and quality documentation
  • Provide immediate and long-term corrective action in the event of non-compliance to food defense and quality




  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain & Logistics, of (4) year degree preferred
  • 3 yrs Shipping Supervision experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Experience working with budgets, P&L statements, and logistics
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to set and prioritize goals.
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical and reporting skills
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and have demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to interface with management, employees and business partners in a competent, and productive manner;
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and ERP systems.
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position, including repeated bending, stretching, twisting and lifting.
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