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Production Supervisor (Packaging) - Decatur, AL 35601


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Location : Decatur AL

City : Decatur

State : Alabama (US-AL)

Country : United States (US)

Requisition Number : 25241

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Decatur AL Packaging line operations. Job scope includes day to day leadership of hourly lead personnel and operators functioning in a high performance team environment. Ensuring a safe work culture and environment, driving cost savings and productivity, ensuring proper staffing, meeting and improving employee and Food safety performance exceeding customer expectations.


Core Functions:

  • Promote safety by driving a zero incident culture ensuring the safety of all employees, contractors, and visitors.
  • Ensure plant is compliant with all corporate safety policies.
  • Be an effective safety leader engaging in Bunge Oils safety discussions and initiatives.
  • Executes good manufacturing practices while promoting a safe working environment and maintaining sanitation standards (GMP and HAACP) through the supervision of all phases of the production process.
  • Practices basic principles of good people management to include but not limited to hiring and training of new employees and development of subordinates. Build and develop teams for maximum efficiency and responsiveness.
  • Continually identifies and implements short and long term cost savings opportunities, in the areas of packaging operations that do not compromise quality
  • Facilitates good communication by regularly informing management of significant operational issues, changes and recommendations
  • Participates in food safety inspections including interacting with plant QA, regulatory agencies, and external auditors
  • Responsible for maintaining sanitation levels for packaging department facilities.
  • Participate and sustain productivity activities.
  • Coordinate the development of written Standard Operating Procedures and ensure the proper training and adherence to such procedures.
  • Administer or coordinate discipline to affected employees.
  • Work with Packaging Manager, Project Engineers, and Maintenance Department on developing and implementing a Capital Plan.
  • Respond and take corrective action related to customer complaints
  • Maintain understanding of capacities, monitor daily levels and plan future moves
  • Operate department using objectives and goals reviewed daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Ensure integrity of all SAP transactions.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of an area on the shift assigned.
  • Must meet OEE and other goals as outlined by manager.
  • Responsible for scheduling of employees and work assignments in the most efficient and effective way possible.
  • Responsible for the effective training of employees under your supervision.
  • Be prepared to work a flexible, 8, 10, or 12 hour schedule that will include off shifts and weekends
  • Has the responsibility to report all food safety and quality issues to persons having authority to get issues resolved.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3+ years direct supervisory experience in packaging production or related experience
  • Bachelorís degree or equivalent experience in the field of work.
  • Demonstrate ability to work safely and to promote safe work practices in others
  • Strong leadership skills with proven track record of developing high performance teams. Work with self- directed teams a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on teams with other managers, supply chain professionals, sales and commercial, and engineering both internal and external to the facility.
  • Knowledge of Packaging operations.
  • Proven ability to manage, develop, motivate and train employees.
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Work, and PP), SAP and other technical software applications.
  • Demonstrated Mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills
  • Candidate must be friendly, collaborative, intelligent and hard working.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bungeís expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



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