Starting hourly pay is between $33.00 and $35.00/hour depending
Drive production/manufacturing results through ownership and
accountability. Ensure budgeted performance is reached on all
lines. Meet line performance objectives including changeover
objectives, maintaining washouts to required timelines, limiting
downtime. Work with Maintenance to ensure appropriate
operations/maintenance "handshakes", PM program adherence,
training/knowledge sharing. Communicate and redirect maintenance
efforts to meet quality and productivity goals. Develop and
implement systems to improve production efficiencies that are
sustainable and repeatable. Document issues on processes to review
the next time issue comes up or process is followed. Utilize this
information to improve each process or system as it comes up to
rule out/eliminate negative impact.
Must constantly focus on improving line performance, limiting
downtime, improving changeover time on all lines. Must correct
issues permanently, and not just until they occur again. Insure
mechanical knowledge is passed on to all techs and operators as
Manage people to ensure all are performing to expectations and
optimizing their contributions.
Plan and execute effective line startups, ensure cleaning on all
equipment is maintained, plan new product runs effectively.
Encourage an environment of idea generation, not complaints. Handle
complaints as they arise and develop solutions quickly.
Must communicate clearly with team what is expected.
Continual monitoring and updating of SOP's as needed. Hold people
accountable. Monitor people performance and address inefficiencies
thru coaching and positive motivation and/or formal disciplinary
action if required.
The effective supervisor will develop a system to ensure
responsibilities are met and then ensure people do what they are
supposed to do.
Follow up and develop improvement plans when required. Build upon
Develop employees to the "expert level" of there are of
responsibility. Cross training of hourly employees to allow more
flexibility in scheduling.
Implement the Production Department training matrix to maintain an
accurate record of employees in need of training. Complete weekly
evaluation of employees in training to keep all on track and aware
of where they need to improve.
Document expert knowledge and develop training program around that
information. Track effectiveness of training thru weekly evaluation
form. Certify each employee has completed training and are fully
qualified and periodically validate.
Demonstrate leadership and strong people interactions skills and
practices. Address difficult issues with employees, push back on
people issues when needed, listen to people and react to their
concerns, be objective and listen to all sides of an issue, reward
people for job well done, have the ability to positively say no
when needed. Focus on training and developing people including
cross training. Delegate work to develop employees who show
potential to progress.
Communicate effectively and follow up. Develop and deliver
effective briefs, reports, meetings. Be direct and concise but,
professional. Attend all inter-department meetings each day to
coordinate plans, complete any required safety items, cross train
employees, ensure GMP and SQF compliance, verify QC checks on
running product, verify all line checks are being performed, and
complete visual observation of running product. Know what is
important to share and utilize in daily briefs to communicate to
employees. Over communicate details and specifics, insuring all
employees know the plan for the day and what is expected. Employees
are kept informed of customer required changes and new products,
new raw materials, etc. Discussing shift performance and gather
info to be passed on to the next shift and supervisor.
Understand and know the short-term as well as long-range goals and
targets for production and how they tie to the daily/weekly/monthly
production plan. Execute the plan and communicate any opportunities
or deficiencies. Use analytical thought processes and root cause
analysis to solve problems. Focus on planning, organization and
achieving daily results by informing all employees of expectations
Key Technical Skills:
An understanding of electrical and mechanical systems and how they
affect all aspects of the operation is a plus. Gaining basic
knowledge/theory of how the major pieces of equipment work and
being able to troubleshoot equipment problems, understand all
support equipment and how it affects the process in QA department,
assist in overseeing the batching process and how it relates to an
effective production schedule. Knowing how the equipment is
supposed to run will improve line efficiencies in the end.
Develop plant operations knowledge of the main support systems
needed to run an effective plant. Know the major pieces of support
equipment that are essential to running the plant and the impact of
problems with these systems. Develop a checklist to verify all are
in proper working order and if not report and follow-up as
Have an understanding of SQF, responsibility for Food Safety /Food
Quality and the responsibility to take action when notified or
becomes aware of any Food Safety or Food Quality issue.
Key Team Skills:
Direct and lead their shift of 15 -- 20 hourly employees. Other
than machine operators the supervisor will interact with lab techs,
maintenance techs, forklift operators, other supervisors and
managers, production schedulers. Projects will include capital
improvements on production lines and support systems, new product
runs, packaging or container changes to existing products, consumer
complaint issue investigations, line issue investigations including
six sigma tool uses.
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Run meetings with employees at the end of a shift (debrief) and at
the beginning of the next shift (brief) communicating information
from the previous shift such as things to be on the lookout for and
any particulars pertaining to product runs. Review use to tools
required to be used in the course of their jobs such as line check
sheets, downtime sheets, filler operator sheets, checklists for
Attend daily interdepartmental meetings to discuss status of the
day and upcoming needs on the shift. Line performance issue will be
communicated in this meeting and the impact on the production
schedule going forward. Notes of these meetings should be forwarded
to the oncoming supervisor at shift change. Will also attend safety
meetings and lead process improvement teams to generate ideas to
improve efficiencies on the lines or any topic so designated.
Shift start: 6:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
2-2-3 rotating 12 hour shift (but remain on either day or night
shift each week). Shift officially starts at 5:45pm - 6:15am to
allow for transfer of information to oncoming shift.
- Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
- Paid time off
- 401(k) plan
Engineering Degree preferred Troubleshooting and Lean manufacturing
- Must pass drug screen
- Must pass background check
- Can lift 50 lbs
- Must be at least 18+ years old
We are the world’s largest independent bottler for retailers and
A-brands in Europe and North America. We combine production of
retailer brands and contract manufacturing for branded beverage
companies on an effective multiuser production platform that
benefits from scale advantages and additional services. Our
production platform covers over 60 manufacturing sites in Europe,
US, Canada and Mexico providing customers with close proximity and
reliable service across geographies. Our global supply chain
expertise and local innovation capabilities offer an almost
unlimited variety of soft drinks, fruit juices and other beverages,
manufactured to individual customer specifications and