Production Shift Manager (2nd Shift)

Location: Le Center, MN
Date Posted: 06-12-2018
Production Shift Manager
Manage all aspects of food preparation and packaging under the guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices.  Oversee and monitor the performance of the Plant Operations as it relates to quality, safety, productivity, and cost control, service to sales, employee training and leadership development

  • Interact with Plant Manager, Hourly Employees, Supervisors, Value Stream and Line Leaders, Shift Managers, and Support Departments on a daily basis to resolve technical problems, scheduling conflicts, equipment issues and employee concerns.  The emphasis is to open communication networks, share ideas while working toward continuous improvement
  • Monitor Plant Operation’s for compliance with GMP’s and safety procedures
  • Conduct group meetings with all production departments to maintain open communication, air out concerns and keep employees well informed as to the future of the operation and the company
  • Train and develop supervisors and value stream leaders to become receptive to change and continuous improvement
  • Ensure that all operating procedures and standards are being adhered to at all times
  • Provide technical support and training to supervisors and value stream leaders
  • Monitor proper utilization of all processing paperwork on respective shift
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe work environment for all employees
  • Ensure compliance with MOS System
  • Work with supervisors. value stream leaders and line leads on continuous improvement to develop strategies to improve all processes to enhance quality, increase productivity, and reduce cost
  • Participate in the GFSI/FSSC22000 yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures & corrective actions
  • Review Operation Performance with supervisors,  value stream leads and line leads to pinpoint areas of opportunity
  • Work closely with Maintenance to identify problematic equipment, bottlenecks in production, and improvement opportunities through the utilization of the COGS program
  • Maintain a change oriented work culture where employee concerns are addressed and the operational objectives are realized
  • Design and implement safety measures for accident prevention through safety meetings
  • Lead daily huddles with Supervisors and value stream leads to review issues and formulate plans for current day
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with Production manager reviewing activities and issues
  • Must participate in and drive subordinates in Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Monitor the proper usage of JDE
  • Monitor and control direct labor costs (also temporary labor)
  • Recommend training programs to HR, to ensure development of hourly and salaried employees.
  • Develop and monitor Goals for subordinates to oversee their professional development
  • All other duties assigned

Four year college degree
5+ years of production experience in a high-speed bakery operation
Minimum 3 years in a management/supervisory role
Strong computer skills
Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and conflict resolution ability
Flexibility to work on all multiple shifts

Dianne's Fine Desserts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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