Who We Are:
With over 11,000 employees at 43 production facilities in the US, Canada and Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry’s largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement – both for the business and our people.
What We Offer:
We offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including: • health/dental/vision insurance • flex spending accounts • short & long-term disability • paid holidays and vacation • bonuses opportunities (referral, production, etc.).
The Production Assistant Supervisor is responsible for supporting and maintaining all policies of the company including Health and Safety requirements and supervise and maintain housekeeping in accordance with 5S principles. Drive a culture of quality, accountability, and continuous improvement on the manufacturing floor. Ensure GMP, USDA and other government Standards are being met, Continuous Improvement, and standard work procedures are followed. Monitor and audit standard work according to CI guidelines. Meet schedule compliance targets in relation to order dates. Achieve defined KPI targets. Ensure responses to corrective action requests are accurate, complete and timely. Interact constructively with other departments. Manage and maintain production floor. Complete required production reports. Delegate responsibilities to line group leaders and other employees. Organize meetings for group leaders and other employees to facilitate communication and resolve issues. Identify training needs and coordinate all employee training. Verify and approve payroll hours. In conjunction with Human Resources, document and administer all employee disciplinary act. Daily scheduling of temporary employees based upon production requirements.
What you’ll be doing:
Safety: Maintain a safe working environment at all times. Be responsible for maintaining awareness of the plant and reporting any unsafe conditions. Lead and participate in safety awareness meetings and scheduled training sessions.
Quality: Demonstrate a commitment to product quality and instill this mentality in their team. Performed standard work audits and participate in problem solving team meetings.
Schedule compliance: Ensure that all defined quality and production protocols are followed and that delivery dates for finished products are met. Communicate schedule compliance issues to PMM group.
Productivity: Oversee the production process to ensure organizational goals are achieved. Access labor requirements to meet schedule.
Floor Management: Ensure consistent adherence to all company policies and procedures on the production floor. Lead tier 1/morning huddle meetings. Give a constructive feedback to the shift associates to enhance the capabilities and skills of the team.
Team Management: Provide leadership to all production employees on their shift, including but not limited to group leaders to allow performance as a cohesive team. Schedule and facilitate training for the team. Involved in hiring, disciplinary, and employee relations processes.
KEY KPIs Ownership: Ownership of following KPIs to drive profitability in business and meet financial expectations.
Safety – Recordable and non-recordable incidents and incident rate, Quality – quality incidents – 1st article, rework, complaints, scrap, facility audits, Labor productivity – direct labor variance to the standard, labor % tolling to the revenue, labor overtime, Direct labor tolling ratio, OEE – line OEE and labor efficiency
What you’ll need:
High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent required
Experience: Production Line experience in a Leadership capacity. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills; computer skills. Must be able to communicate verbal and written in English; Bilingual a plus.
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
Required to stand and walk, sit, use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear, taste and smell. Fast-paced production operations can be expansive, multi-level, and noisy and be very cold or very warm. The employee may be assigned to refrigerated work areas depending on the facility and product handling requirements. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Required vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.