The Land OLakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the companys many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land OLakes business units, members and customers.Skills:
The Operation Supervisor utilizes machinery, materials and manpower available to complete the daily production schedule. All established quality standards will be met as well as creating and maintaining a safe work environment. The Operation Supervisor drives plant wide and team based initiatives supporting material yield, line efficiency, standardized work and/or Total Margin Management. This position reports to the Operations Manager in a highly automated 24/7 dairy (industrial cheese and milk balancing) facility.
Bachelor degree required, preferably in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, or related field and 6 months of supervisory experience in food/dairy manufacturing environment, with progressive leadership responsibilities.
Develop resource plans to effectively meet established weekly production, training, master sanitation and preventative maintenance schedules. Lead by example with regard to people and food safety. Create an environment conducive to meeting requirements while holding the plant team accountable. Apply problem-solving techniques to determine root cause and corrective actions. Ensure compliance to all state and federal regulations.
This individual will ensure all associates follow GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) to support production of the highest quality product. Lead and support plant associates in the attainment of established production standards, goals and objectives including those associated with cost, quality, service, environment and people. Conduct ongoing review of labor efficiencies and productivity to identify and correct issues, which are negatively impacting cost, schedule attainment, or the ability to meet customer demands. Champion continuous improvement activities for assigned team and/or plant wide initiative associated with material yield and line efficiency. Manage team by promoting and supporting a culture dependent on operator care, participation and engagement. Lead problem solving activities to identify root cause and drive preventative resolution of issues. Ensure standardized work is developed, utilized, updated and an integral part of our plant culture.
This individual works in partnership with support groups (QA, Maintenance, Finance, HR, etc.) in support of the plant, employees and product. Performs or coordinates all training required for production associates to be effective and safe in the performance of their jobs. Perform special projects as assigned.
The schedule is a 12-hour shift providing coverage for the night shift (5 PM – 5AM). This is a 2-3-2-day schedule. Every other weekend the employee is schedule off with a 3-day weekend.
We are seeking this individual to possess strong computer proficiency particularly in Microsoft Office skills with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications with the ability to demonstrate resourcefulness, business acumen, creative thinking. Capability to deliver results and make decisions while juggling multiple and changing priorities in a fast paced environment Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land OLakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.