Location: Huntington, WV
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in producing quality products.
Essential Skills, Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Coach, counsel, train and develop employee skills.
§ Review work schedules and production schedules for optimum results.
§ Lead and motivate employees to maximize productivity and minimize operating costs.
§ Ensure that products are produced at an acceptable quality level.
§ Drive department compliance with established safety, GMP, and QCP training and ensure compliance with all company policies, plant rules and all regulatory agencies.
§ Participate in and lead LEAN manufacturing activities as needed
§ Conduct routine safety and sanitation inspections to promote employee safety and good housekeeping.
§ Coordinate with other departments and managers to optimize efficiency and minimize downtime.
§ Use various computer software to complete daily tasks (Microsoft Office, Dough Wizard, LINCS, etc.)
§ Achieve target score on AIB audit of operational methods and personnel practices.
§ Support the department in preparing and adhering to the department budget seeking innovative ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.
§ Coordinate product/process schedule and work closely with other departments.
§ Provide guidance, discipline and other personnel related activity in accordance with corporate policies and in compliance with applicable collective bargaining agreements.
§ Interpret company policies to workers and enforce OSHA, USDA and company safety regulations.
§ Conduct safety training and ensure compliance with all company policies, plant rules and regulations.
§ Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the SQF system.
§ Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.
§ Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits.
§ High school diploma or GED, Associates Degree in Business or in other related field preferred.
§ Two to five years of supervisory experience in production, preferably in the food industry or Manufacturing experience required, AIB certification a plus.
§ Working knowledge of computers, including MS office applications. KRONOS knowledge a plus.
§ Willingness to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
§ Demonstrated ability to motivate and train employees within a team oriented environment.
§ Must be self-directed and able to work without close supervision - position requires high energy and motivation and a strong desire to drive positive change.
§ Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
§ Strong leadership and team building skills.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.