Plant Shift Manager (Othello, WA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a Plant Shift Manager position available at our facility in Othello, WA.
SUMMARYManages and coordinates the facility production operations on an assigned shift to ensure facility objectives are met or exceeded at the lowest cost consistent with operating requirements. The Shift Manager reports to the Production Manager. This position is accountable for the effective operation of the facility on an assigned shift by managing and coordinating the activities of a group of teamleaders who lead teams in Production and coordination of Packaging Warehouse, QA, and Maintenance. This position manages and coordinates the activities of the facility to meet operational goals which includes quality, sanitation, food safety, employee safety along with budgeted volumes and controllables. In addition, the incumbent must closely monitor internal information gathering and communications systems to evaluate performance of the facility and team members. The Shift Manager will accomplish this task by utilizing the various support groups of the facility. The following groups (departments) are identified as supported personnel to operations: maintenance, engineering, warehousing, quality assurance, purchasing and human resources. Leadership, delegation, coaching and subordinate development are key ingredients to the success of the Shift Manager and the Shift Team. Varying shift assignment, weekend work and overtime requirements in this classification may be necessary to reach operational goals. RESPONSIBILITIES* Ensures the interface with support personnel or groups is conducted in a participative management style that is conducive with operational goals. * Manages to ensure compliance, fair and consistent administration of the Company policies, procedures and USDA/FDA policies. * Manages the Ergonomic Safety to minimize Accidents/Recordables * Rewards Employees and handles progressive discipline as necessary. * Manages and coordinates the team members on an assigned shift to meet or exceed budgeted produced and packaged volumes. * Conducts oneself in a professional manner, ensures confidentiality regarding sensitive issues and ensures personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job function while representing the Company. * Ensure that additional accountabilities as may be required by management be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational goals. * Manages and coordinates facility activities to ensure performance goals such as quality, sanitation, food safety and grade yield are met or exceeded. Assist with New Product Startups. * Maintain Metrics/Downtime, SPC and All Production Reporting, drive reduced startup , Assure Accurate Inventory Control Scans.
REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree from 4 year college or universityFive plus years related experience and/or training. Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLYVisit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#6554Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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