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Production Supervisor

Company: Puratos
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

As a key member of the Operations team, the Production Supervisor is responsible for providing direction and leadership for production while motivating and developing the production staff through regular training and daily reinforcement of policies and procedures on the production floor. This role will manage, lead and direct the manufacturing processes and staff while maintaining safety and quality standards, key performance indicators and facility conditions.Primary Responsibilities Prioritizes employee safety and food safety and quality through the training, coaching, and enforcement of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Gemba, 5S, and other daily management systems to ensure the company produces a high-quality product in the safest manner possible. Establishes a strong safety culture by actively participating in the safety committee; doing safety investigations; making safety reports; doing weekly safety toolbox talks, providing safety training; putting preventive measure in place to avoid safety accidents. Maintains safe and clean work environment to be always audit ready by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures and developing timely corrective actions for all non-compliant situations. Monitor the work of employees, provide feedback, perform coaching or counseling, development plans and maintain records of seniority, accumulated points, paid time off, training, etc. for all employees in the production department. Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments. Communicates and coordinates between the different departments (quality, R&D, warehouse, maintenance and production). Report daily production KPI s in the daily operation meeting, shift meetings and shift production score card Creates and revises work instructions and standard operating procedures (SOP s) by analyzing operating practices, forms of control and implementing change management. Monitor team member productivity and provide constructive feedback, coaching, and team development. Manages new employee onboarding, training, and operator certification. Take ownership on inventory throughout assigned area. Plan layout of inventory and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight and related factors of items stored. Maintain FIFO and inventory control using ERP system. Monitors production consumption and ensures process orders are completely and closed in a timely and accurate manner. Monitor inventory on weekly basis to assure materials needed for production are in stock Proficiently manage the budgeted cost lines including labor, supplies, raw materials, in their corresponding software and or ERP systems. Resolves quality holds, mechanical breakdowns and safety accidents by initiating and leading Root Cause Analysis and using other problem-solving tools. Initiates and participates in continuous improvement projects and best practices such facilitating of problem-solving; follow-up and implementation of 5S; visual management; LEAN projects. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.Prior Knowledge/Experience Bachelors degree preferred At least 3 years of relative work experience in a production or manufacturing setting Inventory control experience required Knowledge of lean six sigma Demonstrated strong leadership skills Excellent written & verbal communication skills Bilingual Spanish is a plus Knowledge of ERP systems: SAP Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) Must be able to effectively delegate and work collaboratively with other functional departments. A passion and ability to truly engage people at all levels of an organization Knowledge of GMP and Food Manufacturing Must be flexible and able to work the same shift schedule as the operations assigned employeeLooking for a Career for Good?Puratos is a global purpose-driven company focused on bringing people together through food innovation for good. We offer a full range of innovative food ingredients and services for the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors, serving artisans, retailers, industrial and food service companies in over 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit, and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.We offer acompetitive compensation and benefit package, designed to promote a Happier, Healthier You. This includes: Insurance coverage beginning the first of the month no extra waiting period to get started Immediate 401(k) eligibility including a fully vested matching contribution Receive over 5 weeks total of paid time off within your first year of service Free life coaches, convenient onsite health exams, 24/7 access to Registered Nurses Puratos-paid insurance coverage to protect you and your family including Life and Disability insuranceIf you are a solution oriented and analytical thinker with a passion for leading and inspiring people, we invite you to experience the magic of being yourself and join us for
a career for good. #LI-ZG1

Keywords: Puratos, Kenosha , Production Supervisor, Professions , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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