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Food Manufacturing Technical Supervisor

Tillamook County Creamery Association
Boardman, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Food Manufacturing Technical Supervisor

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.”  As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce. At Tillamook, we believe that inclusion and diversity are central to our cultural strategy. In order to achieve our growth ambition and compete and win in the marketplace, we believe we make better decisions and build stronger teams when we invite and rely on diverse perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures into our work and to fuel our innovation and growth. To us this means creating a climate of inclusion where all employees feel valued and a sense of belonging.  We believe this will make us a better consumer brand and employer.

 

About you:

What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

 

About us: 

Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.  

 

What you will do:

The Food Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the cheese department at the Tillamook plant for efficient operations.  Responsibilities include assisting in managing the department cheese process, including; GMPs, SOP’s, safety, sanitation and operation of equipment and troubleshooting and solving problems with processing equipment, issue work orders.

 

Here’s a day in the life:

  • Supervise the production of cheese at Boardman from the receipt of milk through the production of cheese while maximizing yields and maintaining a cost efficient operation
  • Ensure all standard operating procedures (SOPs) are followed
  • Assign and track work orders
  • Communicate production goals to the crew
  • Review daily production data and maintain priority balance; organize and prepare efficiency summaries
  • Ensures that proper techniques are used for sanitation of production equipment
  • Reports all exceptions to product or ingredient quality as appropriate based on the seriousness/urgency of the situation
  • Work with operators to troubleshoot and resolve equipment problems and other production issues
  • Implement plans to correct any problems that are identified, determine where and why the problem occurred, and oversee specific corrective action
  • Utilize labor and packaging supplies in the most cost effective manner possible to control costs
  • Oversee 6S initiative
  • Manage the day-to-day performance of cheese operators to ensure they are following proper procedures
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are known and followed
  • Champions department’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) initiatives
  • Ensure that employees are trained and cross-trained in a fair and efficient manner
  • Address performance issues in a timely, consistent, and confidential manner
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to enhance individual and team performance
  • Build teamwork by treating people with respect and encouraging cooperation, involvement, and information sharing
  • Ensure compliance with USDA, OSDA, FDA, and other regulatory product safety requirements
  • Establish manufacturing quality control point testing and measures
  • Implement plans to correct any problems that are identified, determine where and why the problem occurred, and oversee specific corrective action
  • Review the previous day’s production and laboratory reports of cheese analysis
  • Establish effective working relationship with Quality Assurance
  • Work with the maintenance department to plan and schedule repairs and preventative maintenance
  • Establish effective working relationship with maintenance engineering
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a team player and be able to interact with staff at all levels of the company
  • Work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED required.  A Bachelor’s degree is a plus
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience managing a manufacturing operation with supervisor experience
  • Weekend and off-shift work is required. Duties may include repetitive motion of hands and lifting up to 45 pounds

 

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging.  We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success.  We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.   
 

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA

Company Description
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Do Right By Every Bite.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Do Right By Every Bite.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

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