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Production Shift Supervisor- Night Shift

Company: Wellness Pet LLC
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

About Wellness Pet CompanyThe Wellness Pet Company crafts and produces premium natural pet food, treats, and dental chews. We believe that natural, premium nutrition focused on proven health outcomes is the foundation of creating a mutual wellbeing for pets and their families. As a community of people, Wellies are positively obsessed about how to win for pets and their parents. We believe in the difference we make every single day, and we know that when we work collaboratively, Wellies are unstoppable -- Not only in providing the best nutrition to pets, but in building a better tomorrow for pets, their parents, and the world. When you join Wellness Pet, you join a team whose aligned values and purpose create a unique and exciting place to work every day. Join us on our adventure to fulfill a life of wellbeing together with pets and their parents. Our Mishawaka manufacturing facility is committed to nutritional innovation, product quality, and safety. To ensure our product quality, we control the entire manufacturing process in Mishawaka, from consistent quality checks on all raw materials coming into the plant, to the shipment of our finished product to customers. Our employees take pride in the natural products we produce for the pets who depend on us. We offer our employees a positive, friendly work environment where you can grow your skills, competitive pay, and excellent benefits - Come for a walk with us today! Position Summary: The Production Shift Supervisor provides supervision across functionalities to maintain safety standards (both personnel and food) while ensuring that the lines meet budgeted rates. Enforces all policies - maintains proper crewing levels and levels of training and is actively involved in employee development.Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise employees in Production. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for both personnel safety as well as food safety. Actively involved in; coaching employees on all aspects of performing their duties in the safest manner possible for both personnel safety and food safety. Conducts Employee Communication Meetings.
  • Oversee adherence to production and packaging schedules and distributes crewing. Works with other team members to reach budgeted line rates, to prevent out of specification production, oversee line maintenance, manage raw material changes, and when necessary, uses the hold process to prevent out of specification product from reaching the customer.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing team members. Facilitates team problem solving, decision making, fair and timely disciplinary action, and conflict resolution. Ensures performance appraisals and progress reports are done in a timely manner. Facilitates the communication between shifts and teams.
  • Work with team leads to ensure that crew is properly cross trained.
  • Act as on-shift representative for emergency response coordination, compliance to Company policies (drug/alcohol, attendance, EEO, etc.) Responds to personnel issues as needed, conducts thorough investigations and coordinates results/issues.
  • Responsible for meeting customer requirements through communication, documentation, training of team members, and adherence to sanitation guidelines and GMP's, including the HACCP program. Responsible, in part, for meeting requirements of various supplier certification programs and audits. Maintains plant cleanliness to satisfactory degree.
  • Demonstrate a daily commitment to the continuous improvement process by following Lean Manufacturing concepts and the Basic Principals. Strive to improve each work process. Identify/implement value added and cost savings activities and projects.
  • Must maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Must maintain the highest standards of data management by creating consistent, reliable data which will ensure accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence in decision making.
  • Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies. Regularly complete behavior based safety observations. Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.
  • All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management for appropriate action.
  • A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences and vacancies.
  • Other duties as assigned Workplace Safety:
    • Completes safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.
    • Participates in mandatory safety trainings and adheres to all safety policies
    • Required to report all safety issues, near misses, and injuries Quality & Food Safety:
      • Completes quality & food safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.
      • Participates in mandatory food safety and quality training program requirements
      • Preserves the integrity of the BRC system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined. Takes actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality system deficiencies
      • Required to report food safety and quality system failures and take actions necessary to preserve the BRC system. Position Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree and two years related experience is preferred; or 5 to 7 years of directly related experience.
        • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
        • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
        • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
        • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
        • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software; Ops Reporting Manufacturing software; MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.)
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. #LI-CS1 PI181910565

Keywords: Wellness Pet LLC, Mishawaka , Production Shift Supervisor- Night Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Mishawaka, Indiana

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