Dairy - Processing Shift Manager in Fort Wayne, IN

Dairy - Processing Shift Manager in Fort Wayne, IN

  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN
  • Department -
  • Team -
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 887810BR

What you'll do

Production Shift Manager, Processing - Dairy

This position is responsible for the operation of a department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related
responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or necessary.
Essential Functions
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Promotes a safe work environment by ensuring associates utilize proper safety equipment; maintaining work area (for example, floor free of debris,
equipment operational and clean, hazards removed); and requesting materials, supplies, parts and repair services.
Manages the daily operation of processing production area by planning and establishing work schedules and assignments; monitoring and evaluating
all milk processing related operations (for example, receiving, separation, standardization, pasteurization, batching), programs, processes, and
practices for quality and effectiveness; inspecting materials, products, and equipment for defects or malfunctions; assisting in production sequence
planning in order to meet production goals and provide superior customer service; ensuring timely resolution of associate performance concerns; and
completing and analyzing departmental reports.
Manages the continuous improvement (Lean) culture by documenting and implementing new and improved processes; participating in new hire and
on-going associate training; and providing process improvement guidance related to waste control, quality management, and process effectiveness.
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.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
2 years’ experience supervising within a related environment (for example, logistics supply chain, dairy plant, food processing, manufacturing).
2 years' experience in clerical related responsibilities (for example, filing, data entry) and computer applications (for example, email, spreadsheets,
Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Visio).

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
•Bachelor's degree in Logistics Supply Chain, Business Management, Manufacturing, Food Science, or related field
•3 years' supervisory experience in a dairy plant, food processing, or manufacturing environment.
•3 years' packaging experience within a related environment (for example, dairy production, food processing, and manufacturing).

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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