Shift: K Team 3:45 PM to
4:00 AM (Rotating Nights)
Manage the processing,
packaging and material handling of cereal production lines in a safe and
sanitary work environment, within quality standards, while meeting the
production schedule within cost limitations. Support, implement, and
maintain food safety and quality practices as required through SQF and be
responsible for recommending and implementing operations facilities,
equipment, and systems changes in a manner that supports all plant safety,
food safety, quality and environmental practices.
Develop operations employees to meet and/or exceed
performance expectations and company standards for personal safety,
productivity, quality, food safety, sanitation,
environmental and regulatory compliance.
Manage, prioritize, and coordinate finished product,
packaging, raw material and work-in-process inventories to meet production
needs, quality standards, and cost constraints. Plan, organize and
coordinate work activities of operations personnel and production
scheduling to meet demand requirements.
Manage employee communications, expectations and overall
accountability. Act as general support and as a communication resource for
employees. Consult with employees regarding personnel and production
Manage operations facilities, equipment and systems in
functional, sanitary and safe working condition while meeting all
Perform safety, GMP, and pre-operational audits.
Lead and drive continuous improvement efforts around Yield,
OEE, Engagement, Safety, and Quality for dedicated lines, improving
processing and packaging efficiencies.
Implement new operating procedures. Recommend and implement
Maintain involvement and influence in the development and
implementation of products, process and equipment changes.
Help develop and implement training programs for team
members in a systematic manner to cover all contingencies; assist employees
in their self-development, e.g., leadership development, outside education,
etc. Know and communicate training status of Operations Team.
Develop, support and implement programs and procedures for
Responsible for incident investigation and root cause
analysis for timely closed loop corrective action with appropriate
documentation and communication.
4-year degree in
engineering, science, or business management required. 5 years experience in food processing and packaging, to
include 3 or more years of previous supervisory experience
Proven background and experience leading and developing
teams in a technical capacity.
Proven ability to build effective teams by managing diverse
relationships, inspiring others, and driving for results.
Must have strong planning/organizing, and communication
High awareness and commitment to safety, food safety and
Knowledge of GMP’s are essential.
Knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques (Lean Manufacturing,
Six Sigma, 5S, SPC, etc) is required.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in the English