The Production Shift Manager leads and supports the production department in the conversion of raw materials into finished goods in the most cost-effective manner while adhering to food quality, food safety and industrial safety standards.
Lead, plan, organize and control the operation of the shift.
Measure and evaluate key performance and productivity targets, including staffing levels, against established standards and goals;
Monitor performance of equipment and machinery in collaboration with food production and engineering teams; communicate equipment malfunction to maintenance team;
Develop and maintain performance standards for all aspects of food production;
Train, develop and coach production leads and employees;
Ensure quality, safety and good manufacturing processes (GMPs) are followed;
Comply with FDA, HACCP and SQF standards;
Lead interactions with local, state, federal and third-party inspectors;
Monitor, manage and improve employee productivity and provide constructive feedback, coaching, and progressive discipline as needed;
Review and maintain time records;
Prepare and submit performance reports;
Ensure adherence to legal and company policies and procedures and undertake disciplinary actions when appropriate;
Identify and resolve employee, customer, and/or supplier concerns;
Perform other required tasks as assigned.
High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred;
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in food production;
Minimum 7 years of supervisory experience;
Experienced with and capable of demonstrating strong understanding of HACCP or related food safety protocol;
Previous food processing experience, supervisory experience, manufacturing knowledge and understanding of yields, plant efficiencies, and operations procedures, preferred;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues;
Strong problem solving, math, and analytical skills;
Ability motivate, train and coach employees to encourage optimum performance and engagement;
Good planning and priority setting skills;
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment;
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment;
Ability to work in varying production environments (heat and cold).
By m575uffin_-|2021-08-17T13:33:58+00:00August 17th, 2021|