Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift at Hearthside Food Solutions LLC

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: London, Kentucky

Job Description:

2nd Shift - 12:30P-10P
Who We Are:

With over 11,000 employees at over 40 facilities across US & Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. We strive to understand our team members and support them however we can. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement - both for the business and our people. We want leaders that will drive safety and employee development and engagement. When we focus on our people and safety, it ensures we all are driving better performance as well as on time delivery to our customers!

What We Want to Give You:

We offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including: • health/dental/vision insurance • flex spending accounts • short & long-term disability • paid holidays and vacation • bonus opportunities (referral, production, etc.).

Job Summary:

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for all manufacturing activities as required to safely produce quality products by efficiently utilizing labor and materials on the scheduled shift. It is expected that the Production Supervisor will be reliable and able to work with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and 5S standards at all times.

Job Duties:
•Supervise assigned team of employees (50 employees/ shift). Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these employees as well as directly supervise non-supervisory (lead) employees.
•Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training new employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.
•Process a solid working knowledge of SQF and GMP policies and procedures, SAP processes, OSHA regulations (including state specific regulations), HFS HPS/LEAN tools and Microsoft Office.
•Direct the conversion of raw materials to finished products with minimum waste and labor cost.
•Control raw material formula consistency.
•Monitor proper inventory rotation of raw materials and packaging.
•Work with employees to investigate any scheduling and/or payroll-related issues.
•Review production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan operations.
•Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
•Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Inspect machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
•Comply with all safety, health and environmental regulations as prescribed by law.
•Comply with all Company rules, regulations and policies, this includes complying with customer service standards as well.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Competencies & Knowledge:

Knowledge of:
•Hearthside procurement, products, and production processes or a willingness to learn
•Knowledge and experience with SAP, Kronos and MS Office Suite
•Mixing operations is a plus

•Well-developed influence management skills - ability to gain trust amongst the team
•Prioritizes work based on short- and long-term objectives
•Personnel and performance management
•Work in a fast-paced environment
•Write routine reports and correspondences
•Teach simple math functions such as add, subtract, multiply, divide

Work Environment:
•Ability to work well with others in stressful situations and meet deadlines as necessary.
•Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.
•Receptive to new ideas, concepts and procedures.
•Receptive and responsive to constructive criticism.
•Maintain harmonious working relations with employees from all departments.
•Maintain harmonious working relations with management from all levels.
•Communicate effectively with all employees and management.

Physical Requirements:
•Ability to use hands and fingers. Reaching with hands/arms throughout shift.
•Ability to see, hear and talk. Ability to distinguish colors. Ability to work in light to moderate noise levels where hearing protection is required.
•May work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles and vibration.
•Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Push/pull items up to 2600 lbs. with assistance.
•Walk up to 400 yards to work and break areas.
•May climb steps to and from work and break areas.
•Repetitive bending, stooping and twisting throughout shift.
•Stand eight hours per shift.
•Physical and mental ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week.
•Perform general housekeeping, including sweeping, mopping, etc.
•Ability to work in variable temperatures (extremely warm/cold) and weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Two-year college degree in business or related field required; Four-year college degree preferred. Experience considered in lieu of degree.
•(3) Three - (5) Five years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with Bakery and or Manufacturing experience a plus. Mixing preferred.
•Excellent communication, conflict management, decision-making, motivational and organizational skills required.
•Strong self-confidence and leadership skills required.
•Basic mechanical skills required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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