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United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.



The Production Supervisor plans, directs, coordinates, and controls activities of workers engaged in production by performing the following duties.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Studies production schedules and estimates staffing, duty assignments and inventory requirements.
  • Develops a process plan including people, resources, equipment, and floor space.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Coordinates manpower requirements by increasing or decreasing personnel and overtime to meet changing conditions.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Performs activities of workers supervised.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Responds to grievances accordingly and works with team, and Production Manager to discuss and eliminate problems.


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Actively participates in safety policies, activities and implementations
  • Manages and directs a return to work and light duty program for injured employee.
  • Works with production and maintenance managers to design and develop ergonomically correct equipment.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements



  • One to three years of experience in a manufacturing production environment with specific experience managing the production lines.
  • Food industry experience preferred.
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing production environment with specific experience managing the production lines.


  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


  • Basic computer skills required. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications ability.
  • Required to speak effectively before groups of senior management, subcontractors, and/or employees of the organization.
  • Use of basic reasoning, thinking “on your feet”, and ability to resolve issues quickly with little or no direction from a superior.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.