Production Shift Manager, Processing - Dairy (3rd Shift Mon - Fri)

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Manages the daily operation of processing production area by planning and establishing work schedules and assignments; monitoring and evaluating all milk processing related operations (for example, receiving, separation, standardization, pasteurization, batching), programs, processes, and practices for quality and effectiveness; inspecting materials, products, and equipment for defects or malfunctions; assisting in production sequence planning in order to meet production goals and provide superior customer service; ensuring timely resolution of associate performance concerns; and completing and analyzing departmental reports. Manages the continuous improvement (Lean) culture by documenting and implementing new and improved processes; participating in new hire and on-going associate training; and providing process improvement guidance related to waste control, quality management, and process effectiveness. Promotes a safe work environment by ensuring associates utilize proper safety equipment; maintaining work area (for example, floor free of debris, equipment operational and clean, hazards removed); and requesting materials, supplies, parts and repair services. Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and guidance on applying these in executing business processes and practices.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:2 years’ experience supervising within a related environment (for example, logistics supply chain, dairy plant, food processing, manufacturing). 2 years' experience in clerical related responsibilities (for example, filing, data entry) and computer applications (for example, email, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Visio).

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Package Design, Supervising Associates

Bachelors: Logistics

Primary Location...

2150 W PLEASANT CENTER ROAD, FORT WAYNE, IN 46819-0000, United States of America

Fort Wayne, IN, United States

8261_R-715269