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Operations Supervisor- Nights

Company Name:
Wells Dairy Inc.
Operations Supervisor - Nights (South Ice Cream Plant)
We currently have an opening for a Nights Operations Supervisor for the Extrusion area at our South Ice Cream Plant in Le Mars, Iowa. This individual is responsible for day-to-day supervision of assigned teams of employees who perform specific tasks as part of operations (production, warehouse, freezer, etc) activities in a food manufacturing environment. Responsible for communicating expectations, managing accountability and delivering desired results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost. Assures employees complete tasks in accordance with relevant company and legislative food safety and food quality requirements.
Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Utilize and manage the necessary resources and processes across functions to achieve designated performance goals. Take ownership for the results of the operation from end-to-end by working within assigned team, as well as, across shifts and cross-functionally with departments that impact the desired results of the operation.
Administer standards of work to ensure employees consistently, safely and effectively perform assigned tasks and responsibilities in accordance with established SOPs/Standard Work and document as required. Take ownership of the training and qualification process of all direct reports.
Optimize labor schedules to ensure appropriate coverage in support of attainment goals and labor budget. Work proactively to minimize schedule changes and balance the needs of the operation.
Support and maintain a continuous improvement (CI) culture across assigned work teams; serve as a leader of change. Actively identify opportunities to optimize cost structure in the areas of materials, scheduling, labor, etc. while managing daily improvement (MDI).
Monitor quality activities within the manufacturing processes to prevent quality failures and ensure compliance with plant manufacturing control programs (e.g., QMS) as well as company policies, food manufacturing GMPs, and relevant food safety regulations.
Communicate openly and effectively with assigned teams on a regular, frequent basis to ensure awareness and understanding of important information impacting the individual, team or operation.
Follow and enforce required safety policies, promote and acknowledge safe behavior and appropriately address safety-related concerns. Foster peer to peer safety, quality, delivery and cost accountability.
Develop and build capability of people as individuals and teams through a variety of techniques and tools focused on motivation, teamwork, mentoring and coaching. Drive individual accountability and ownership of results.
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your manager as dictated by business necessity.
Qualifications Include:
Bachelor''s degree.
Current or prior supervisory experience in the food products industry preferred.
Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis
Req Id: 3184
Job Location: Le Mars, IA
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof

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