Responsible for activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives. Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. This position requires direction of separate production rooms accounting for approximately 40 hourly employees. Plan, organize, and delegate work assignments to accommodate departmental schedules and to best utilize manpower and equipment and thereby meeting SIS efficiencies and striving for continual improvement within department. Provide direction to production personnel and monitor job performance. Communicate with personnel on any schedule changes and assist them in resolving production issues to ensure customer orders are completed on time. Communicate, in a timely manner, with production manager, scheduler, and other management staff status of production progress keeping them appraised of any issues that may impact order completion. Ensure product specifications are met and alert production manager and quality assurance if product quality is in question immediately. Resolve quality issues through training of personnel and enforcement of standards. Knowledgeable in all processes and equipment functions, tracks and resolves labor timekeeping issues. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of area. Develop and implement job specific training to all employees, ensure overall conformance with all Company policies, Good Manufacturing Practices, and housekeeping, Is an advocate of safety within the facility and follows, and enforces all safety procedures.
Ventura Foods, LLC - 19 months ago