Production Manager Processing - Dairy

Production Manager Processing - Dairy

  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN
  • Department Merchandising & Online Operations
  • Team Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 829390BR

What you'll do

Works with the Production Scheduler to develop weekly production plans for Milk Processing to ensure the appropriate milk receipts and milk formula
are available to supply the Packaging lines.
Leads and develops Shift Supervisors while monitoring Milk Receiving and Milk Processing (Clarifier, Separator, Standardizer, Homogenizer,
Pasteurizer and Batching) performance to ensure daily operations meet both daily production goals as well as business goals.
Works with the Maintenance team to develop work priorities and identify work windows for the Milk Receiving and Milk Processing areas.
Works with the Continuous Improvement team to support associate driven improvement teams focused on Milk Receiving and Milk Processing.
Ensures the Milk Receiving and Milk Processing areas(facility, equipment and personnel) are compliant with Safety and Food Safety regulations to
ensure a safe work environment, wholesome product and audit readiness.
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.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Food Science, Engineering, or Business Management and 5 years' experience in progressive leadership within
dairy processing OR 10 years' experience in manufacturing, food processing or dairy processing.

Preferred Qualifications
Pasteurizer Operator Certification.
10 years' experience and knowledge of Pasteurization and Filling equipment, Safe Quality Foods (SQF), or other Global Food Safety Initiative
(GFSI) formats, Clean in Place/Clean Out of Place) CIP/COP and other sanitation equipment, writing and maintaining Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP’s),writing and maintaining Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s).
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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