Updated 2 days ago

Production Shift Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15254
Full-time, Part-time
TruFoodMfg is a leading contract manufacturer of private - label nutrition bars, protein bars, chocolate moulded products, and baked goods. We are defined as a life - sustaining business that will continue food manufacturing operations amidst the COVID - 19 pandemic. The need for our products is greater than ever.

Production Shift Manager

Job Summary

We are looking for an energetic, creative Shift Manager to join our team. This is a great position for a candidate looking to make a significant impact in developing and growing a dynamic organization. The position provides overall shift leadership to the production team focusing on delivering on key safety, quality, delivery and cost standards. The position is responsible for leading the production activities across multiple production lines.

Definition of Success

Active management of the shift in the production facility that emphasizes employee engagement, training/development and continuous improvement to deliver sustainable results against the goals of the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Prioritize safety through leadership, work procedures and employee safety programs
  • Foster a collaborative working environment across all functions of the business
  • Collaborate with Quality and Sanitation departments to assure all good manufacturing and food safety practices are followed and a priority
  • Coach, mentor and train production line supervision, leads and employees
  • Manage resources including people, equipment and materials to ensure compliance with established procedures and standards
  • Lead cost management initiatives using KPI's / OEE monitoring systems
  • Identify / develop / implement continuous improvement action plans
  • Optimize production scheduling / resource planning
  • Manage work in process inventory through employee practices and ERP system
  • Work closely with Director of Manufacturing to drive continuous improvement, efficiencies and LEAN processes
  • Support capital project initiatives
Key Competencies
  • Customer Focus: Understands and monitors the needs of internal and external customers
  • Adaptable / Flexible: Open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Self-Starter: Takes initiative in developing programs to conform with set standards, ensuring the development of a robust culture
  • Problem-Solving: Prevents and solves issues, understand and mitigates problems, recognizes cause and effect relationships between functions
  • Project and Time Management: Plans tasks and deliverables accurately, prioritizes tasks and adapts as needed and is responsive to requests and accountable for actions
  • 4 - Year degree in engineering, operations, supply chain or business administration or equivalent experience
  • 5 – 10 Years' Experience in a manufacturing facility
  • 3 - 5 Years' Experience in a supervisory or management position
  • Experience working in BRC or SQF environments preferred
  • Financial acumen
  • Green belt or black belt certification preferred
  • ERP / OEE system experience preferred
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work weekends as needed
TruFood Manufacturing is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting ID: 633197096Posted: 2021-07-28Job Title: Production Shift Manager