Production Supervisor (Processing) IN New Albany, Indiana
Job Ref: 37375
Processing Supervisor: 3rd shift 11pm-7:30am
Department where blending and mixing of batches happens-strong attention to detail is needed in this role.
Responsibilities include safety, food safety, environmental, and regulatory guidelines, formula and product spec adherence, alcohol and flavor inventories, equipment reliability, and the coordination of all resources needed to meet the Bottling schedule.
Responsible for overseeing bulk alcohol and sweetener procurement and receiving, including adherence to DOT, and Hazmat regulations for unloading tankers as well as the supervision of all activities related to manual product batching, continuous inline blending skid operations, RO water system operation, and all product and ingredient filtration systems. The Processing Team Lead determines usage of these systems, as well as staffing and tankage to meet the Bottling schedule. Primary metrics include Juice Loss, WGs/Labor $, and Department OHV.
Responsible for all aspects of plant and regulatory safety adherence in their department. This includes adherence to DOT, and Hazmat regulations, product spill management and reporting, confined space program adherence, ensuring Class I, Div. I explosion proof policies are followed, and appropriate PPE are being used. The Processing Team Lead will be engaged in promoting a culture of safety, complete accident investigations and root cause analysis on time, remain active with Near Miss reporting, deliver thoughtful and relevant safety kickoff messages, and always drive to zero recordables and LTAs.
The Processing Team Lead will actively engage with our PDS development system. Regular and insightful comments will be made at established company frequencies, at a minimum. Personal development competencies will target important areas of the Team Lead's growth based on individual needs and departmental goals. The Processing Team Lead will be expected to engage and manage various projects and initiatives that support their growth and developmental needs. The processing Team Lead will lead their direct reports in developing PDS plans for individual skill improvements.
Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices. Analyzes and resolves problems relating to product quality in a timely manner to avoid loss of product and incorrect product being bottled. Supervise the batching and filtering work of the Processing employees to ensure product accuracy and quality standards are met. Implement processes to meet Batching Right the First Time Standards.
Meets and strives to exceed internal customer service expectations related to OTIF product for Bottling, and compliance adherence for Government Compliance, as well as external expectations related to product food safety and quality specifications.
Actively own financial metrics and participate in activity related to meeting or beating departmental goals. It is expected that a Processing Supervisor will either lead or support cost savings projects focused on key departmental metrics, such as Juice Loss % and 9L/case, WGs/Labor $ and hour, OT % utilization, and Department OHV. Provide input on annual budget.
Provides leadership to Processing employees in a manner consistent with the culture of the plant and company. Ensures employees are treated fairly and with respect. Creates a team environment where all employees are encouraged to make a difference in meeting and exceeding customer expectations. Participates in efforts to address issues identified through climate surveys and achieve Vision of "Industry's 'most desired place to be".
The Processing Supervisor will maintain and ensure team members adhere to strict guidelines provided by DOT, Hazmat, and TTB. Will conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance (receipts, proofing, loss reporting, system transactions, calibrations of equipment, etc.), and will support external audits by any and all agencies when called upon. Ensure compliance reporting is correct and complete for inventories, calibration, 122 and 137 records, monitor day-to-day interaction, initialization of variances related to losses and other applicable records completed by Processing Clerks and Technicians.
Understands career goals of employees and works with them to develop skills that will help them reach their career goals. Creates and executes a personal Career Develop Plan with Manager to identify career goals and skill development needed to achieve the goals.