Production Shift Leader – 2nd Shift

Posted: October 10, 2017

Position Objective:

The Production Shift Leader is expected to meet the qualifications as outlined below.  This position is vital to the overall success of our organization as a manufacture of Animal Feed and Nutrition Products, specifically in the production and manufacturing of product lines.  This role comes with high expectations and is required to lead and support the company in its mission of feeding the world through professionalism, quality products and innovative solutions.  In this position, you are expected to ultimately work under the guidance and supervision of the Production Support Supervisor.  In addition, you will work in cooperation with existing staff and support personnel that support and enhance your role as support management.

Organizational Alignment:

Production Support Supervisor

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising production standards
  • Guide and direct employees on daily production requirements and job expectations
  • Enforce all required safety and operational policies
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for feed quality and production standards are properly followed
  • Assist in employee development through completion of job orientation and necessary training of employees in all aspects of feed production
  • Maintain work flow by monitoring steps in the process, monitoring employees and providing required feedback and/or concerns to the Production Support Supervisor
  • Organizes and completes required production by scheduling and assigning personnel in daily priorities, resolving problems and reporting results
  • Ensures proper operation of equipment, calling for repairs, as needed, and assist in the evaluation of new equipment for proper operation
  • Maintain quality service by enforcing organizational and quality control standards
  • Monitor the overall success of production areas and make necessary requests and/or adjustments to enhance the plants efficiencies and overall effectiveness
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all equipment and maintaining compliance with established procedures
  • Ensure all employees on the shift a properly trained in safety requirements, procedures and equipment operation
  • Resolve employee issues and/or problems or seek assistance to do so
  • Additional projects required and/or directed by the Production Support Supervisor, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school graduate, or 4 year degree, or demonstrated experience in supervisory functions
  • Experience in production and/or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in leading and supervising 5-10 direct reports
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading and managing others
  • Communication skills with the ability to build relationships in a group and one-on-one settings

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate with demonstrated experience in supervisory functions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills and strong problem solving abilities
  • Self-motivated, works well in a team environment
  • Attention to detail, communicating instructions effectively

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body, arms and legs
  • Ability to safely lift objects and product, up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to listen and understand instructions and information
  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical equations
  • Ability to read, write and understand complex data
  • Ability to communicate and give direction in a team environment
  • Ability to interpret complex information and explain its meaning
  • Ability to drive a forklift and understand safety direction and give instructions
  • Ability to handle a light dust environment and higher than average noise levels

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