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Production Supervisor 3rd Shift+$500 Sign On Bonus

Nature's Bakery, LLC Hazelwood ,MO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance
Job Description

Job Code: PM810A0I

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Department: Operations

REPORTS To: Production Manager

Site: Hazelwood Manufacturing Plant

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel, the quality and safety of food products produced, the safety of personnel, the ongoing housekeeping of assigned areas and adherence to the production schedule while minimizing scrap (food waste) and optimizing line efficiencies under the guidance from Production Manager. Actively engages in root cause analysis and continuous improvement exercises providing solutions to issues and how to optimize results. Maximizes the use of personnel through ongoing training, coaching and regular daily feedback.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintains the entire work area in a neat, safe and orderly fashion at all times using Lean Manufacturing techniques. Complies with all Company and Plant policies and procedures including conformance to the facilities’ GMP program (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Ensures all OSHA guidelines are followed at all times and reports any unsafe conditions to superior immediately. Validates the use of the Plants’ lock-out/tag-out procedures, job rotation program, etc. as needed.
  • Verifies quality standards (water activity, bar color, code dating, cartoning quality, weight control, etc.) are being met in the area assigned by ensuring employees complete requisite quality tests and record results on forms provided. Visual inspections are made on an ongoing basis with corrective action as needed.
  • Accountable for raw material scrap reduction (elimination of food waste), ongoing superior weight control and elimination of hold product. Effectively controls direct labor costs by ensuring high line efficiencies and first pass yields that meets or exceeds Plants’ goals. Schedules employees to standard levels or below while minimizing the use of overtime.
  • Manages the cleanliness, scheduled maintenance and repair of all equipment through assigned machine operators. Verifies all equipment is free of tape or other temporary repairs and submits work orders as needed to maintain equipment in like-new condition.
  • Team performs required set-up and changeovers using pre-flight checklists, testing of all equipment prior to scheduled start time and the use of SMED tools. Change parts are to be maintained in designated area completely sanitized and protected.
  • Between flavors, validates that all prior runs’ materials are cleared from the area to prevent mixing of doughs, jams, film, cartons and master cartons.
  • Attains 100% of daily schedules as written to ensure total customer satisfaction for on-time departure.
  • Develops, maintains and posts visual key performance indicators (KPI’s) to provide ongoing feedback regarding productivity, quality, safety and sanitation and housekeeping. Conducts daily “tailgate meetings” for employees covering prior days’ performance and current days’ requirements.
  • All paperwork required is filled out, maintained and entered into Production Efficiency and/or ERP systems as required. This includes but is not limited to recording of lot numbers of materials consumed, assigned quality checks, production quantities, etc. Reconciles with QA records for verification of quantities to ensure ability to trace all materials at 100%. Maintains and corrects payroll for assigned employees daily.
  • Supports various Corporate initiatives to include Lean Manufacturing, SPC, and others.
  • Manages direct reports providing timely feedback on goals and objectives. Maintains and develops a motivated well-trained staff. Addressed both positive and negative performance and behaviors as needed.
  • Provides well thought-out ideas to ongoing issues regarding food safety, quality, cost reduction, turnover, etc. and takes own actions for continuous improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following list that follows is representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

  • Ability to speak, read and write in English as a first or second language to properly follow quality standards, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and detailed operating manuals.
  • Adherence to safety, GMP and efficiency standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have solid math skills with the ability to interpret results.
  • Sound mechanical aptitude to “see” issues causing quality or throughput issues and assign resources to repair.
  • Position must have a keen attention to detail, ensuring all quality standards are met at all time.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Able to plan, organize and schedule machinery and personnel to scheduled requirements
  • The stamina to keep pace with a brisk work environment understanding that each minute of downtime results in increased costs and lost business.
  • Gets the job done in a timely manner with superior results while getting the most out of available resources (people, materials, equipment).

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Business Management or related experience
  • 3-5 years of food manufacturing experience in Supervisory role. Experience in a bakery with high speed wrapping and cartooning equipment is a plus.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSABILITES

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIROMENT

This position works in a manufacturing setting, with some outdoor exposure during the workday. The employee is exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to work in a food-manufacturing/food distribution environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is an Exempt position.

 

Nature’s Bakery, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Company Description
ABOUT NATURE’S BAKERY

Founded in 2011 by father and son bakers, Dave and Sam Marson, Nature’s Bakery is on a mission to bring the goodness of delicious, healthy baked snacks to people everywhere. We bake it up a notch by thoughtfully crafting our on-the-go snacks using real, wholesome ingredients. Because we believe everyone’s journeys should be fueled with the good stuff, we use only non-GMO ingredients and no high fructose corn syrup, soy or dairy. Nature’s Bakery is committed to making healthier snacking available for all, partnering with Feeding America® to make this a reality.

Today, we are still family-owned and one of the fastest growing snack brands in the category with over $100M in sales. We are best known for our stone ground whole wheat Fig Bars, but have expanded our assortment to include gluten-free and organic varieties because we want our snacks to be accessible to everyone and no two people are exactly alike. Driven by a passion to make snacking delicious and good for you, we’re constantly pushing a new take on baked at our two owned manufacturing facilities. Backed by a leading private equity firm, VMG Partners, we have a bright future ahead of us. Come bake with us and create a world of snacking that is both good, and good for you.

Nature's Bakery, LLC

Why Work Here?

Awesome company culture, comprehensive benefits; wonderful place to grow!

ABOUT NATURE’S BAKERY Founded in 2011 by father and son bakers, Dave and Sam Marson, Nature’s Bakery is on a mission to bring the goodness of delicious, healthy baked snacks to people everywhere. We bake it up a notch by thoughtfully crafting our on-the-go snacks using real, wholesome ingredients. Because we believe everyone’s journeys should be fueled with the good stuff, we use only non-GMO ingredients and no high fructose corn syrup, soy or dairy. Nature’s Bakery is committed to making healthier snacking available for all, partnering with Feeding America® to make this a reality. Today, we are still family-owned and one of the fastest growing snack brands in the category with over $100M in sales. We are best known for our stone ground whole wheat Fig Bars, but have expanded our assortment to include gluten-free and organic varieties because we want our snacks to be accessible to everyone and no two people are exactly alike. Driven by a passion to make snacking delicious and good for you, we’re constantly pushing a new take on baked at our two owned manufacturing facilities. Backed by a leading private equity firm, VMG Partners, we have a bright future ahead of us. Come bake with us and create a world of snacking that is both good, and good for you.

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Hazelwood
Hazelwood, MO
63042 USA

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