Adheres to all safety policies and procedures. Ensures all functions of the jobs are performed safely. Oversees and ensures the safety of all employees. Follows and leads all Safe Quality Food and General Manufacturing Procedures. Coordinates and supervises activities of equipment and personnel in the shipping department and assists throughout the facility with a focus on optimizing Safety, Quality, Productivity and Spoilage. May change shifts and plant departments to cover absences or provide additional support. Applies knowledge of various processes, production methods and processes. Oversees quality and recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimal performance within the equipment limits. Communicates all pertinent information between departments and between shifts on changes to shipping schedules, production schedules, or any other related information. Works with employees on identifying, discussing solutions and implementing best practices. Perform and facilitate “on the job training” and/or coaching of all employees as needed or required, complete and/or administer necessary documentation such as production sheets, pallet ticketing, job progressions, disciplinary actions, SAFE cards, time and attendance, incident reports and process control sheets. Communicates with customers, internal and external, corporate, and coworkers in a professional manner both written and verbally.
Degree preferred or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Full command of MS Office (Word, Access, Excel & PowerPoint). Strong organization and project management skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines. Ability to work weekend and overtime hours as needed.