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
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.
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
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
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
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.