Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.
We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.
Under the direction of the Product Manager, supervise a line or multiple lines, including the direct supervision of hourly employees, to produce the required volume of products within company standards of quality, cost and safe work procedures. Ensure that employees have all the resources and tools to carry out their job functions safely and efficiently. Supervisor will also be responsible for working with managers, other supervisors, and personnel from other departments to promote a team environment to achieve goals across all shifts. This individual is expected to be a dependable self-starter who has the follow-up skills to produce extraordinary results with integrity while displaying a positive can-do attitude.
40% - Coordinates the daily activities of operations personnel to effectively manage the flow of production. This includes working toward the pursuit of departmental, plant, and company goals for safety, quality, and cost utilizing lean manufacturing skills.
10% - Leads/Participates in team initiatives directed towards achieving operational safety objectives. Monitor accident trends, complete incident reports, and manage transitional work 10% - Analyze cost indicators and make appropriate adjustments to improve 10% - Consistently inspect and monitor work areas for compliance with food safety regulations and make decisions on disposition of questionable product 5% - Model company policies and consistently apply to all employees. Coach and discipline employees where appropriate 5% - Ensure proper and accurate reporting on all production and inventory measurements 5% - Coordinate on-the-job training and evaluate skill level achieved for new hires and job transfers 5% - Train employees in Quality and Safety regulations and ensure compliance with same 5% - Promote teamwork and recognize exceptional performance where appropriate 5% - Manages the operations improvement process by using facilitation and coaching skills.
COMPLEXITY AND SCOPE:
Balance production needs with needs of employees
Promote positive employee relations
Recommend and administer appropriate disciplinary action up to and including job terminations
Monitor, advise and manage various production issues including equipment, ingredients, packaging, allergens and crewing needs
Ability to evaluate daily operations problems in a common sense manner and make quick decisions that support departmental, plant, and company objectives.
Must have strong oral communication and interpersonal skills that enhance and promote teamwork and drive positive results.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college or university field is preferred (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Prior experience with lean manufacturing / TPM / Six Sigma skills preferred
Years of relevant experience: 2-5 years of previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment (Prior experience in food manufacturing/consumer product industry is preferred).
Knowledge of the basic techniques for conducting meetings and conveying technical information.
Ability to assess and respond appropriately to critical plant production issues.
Strong ability to work and coordinate with peers and other business units.
Ability to provide useful advice or to facilitate discussion with departments regarding future needs or changes.
Ability to quickly absorb and learn new technologies, software and hardware components, and anticipate future applicability to support the business' direction.
Ability to prepare complex, written reports.
Ability to assume a leadership role, as needed, as a member and/or leader of project team.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written communication abilities. Must demonstrate active listening and strong facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated business savvy. Must possess strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail.
Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Prior MS Sharepoint, Kronos and SAP experience is preferred.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment that operates on a 24/7 schedule. Position requires an individual to work different schedules and varying hours.
Proven track record of delivering excellent business results under demanding timetables.
% OF TRAVEL REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
Frequent exposure to plant environment (noise, heat, machinery).
Must be able to work any shift and job requires shift rotation.
Frequent weekend and holiday work.
"The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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