Production Superintendent - 2nd Shift in Denison IA

Monogram Food Solutions
Production Superintendent - 2nd Shift
Job ID: 
Denison IA
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager, Production Supervisor
Provides direct supervision to shift supervisors and hourly employees in the manufacturing of food products; ensures the safe operations of daily activities while meeting established production schedules. Effectively communicates production goals and objectives to achieve results; and maintains a high standard of product quality while maximizing plant efficiencies in support of continuous improvement.

  • Works with support departments on shift to maintain overall shift effectiveness.
  • Support positive employee relations in all aspects of interaction with employees including valuing differences monitoring compliance with company policies and procedures and ensuring all policies are administered consistently and equitably across all employees
  • Provide proper training for plant employees on HACCP/SSOP, GMP, equipment and plant safety requirements and job specific training to ensure adherence to company policies and procedures. Address infractions and participate in the union grievance process as necessary.
  • Responsible for replacement employee job training, work station assignments/rotations including back-up for absent employees and overtime assignment.
  • Perform essential recordkeeping and timekeeping functions for department personnel using Paycom system. Monitor employee attendance and absenteeism, holding employees accountable as necessary
  • Build awareness with all employees around our customers to elevate understanding around who they are why they matter
  • Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, changeovers and sanitation.
  • Establish staffing levels including turnover and needs relating to product volumes.
  • Schedule and conduct shift meetings to review safety concerns and performance along with plant performance compared to expectations.
  • Responsible to meet shift production goals.

The Ideal Candidate will have the Following Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of both college education and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a four year college degree.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and time keeping systems preferred.
  • Prefer three or more years previous supervisory experience in food processing manufacturing; union experience preferred
  • Physical and mental ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week while helping create and work towards a Quality vision.

Individual will be accountable for the following:
  • Compliance of Programs.
  • Production quantity and quality results.
  • Maintaining communication proven when it is relied upon most- during critical points in a process.
  • Results of Quality Audits.
  • Reducing Customer complaints while increasing first pass quality.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms over head; walk for a majority of the work day and stand for up to 8 hours, climb stairs; balance; bend, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear and work in light to moderate noise levels;
  • Work Environment
    Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to work in wet, humid areas.
  • May work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to electrical shock, fumes, airborne particles and vibration.
  • The work environment requires the use of protective equipment relating to food safety and personal safety such as, but not limited to, sterilized uniform overcoat/smock, facial hair nets, safety glasses and ear plugs. Exposure to significant fluctuations of temperatures from various locations work is performed.
  • This work environment is fast paced in close proximity to others.
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