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Alpha Baking Company Assistant Production Supervisor in Lawrence, Kansas


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Job description:

​​​​​​Location: 5001 W. Polk St., Chicago, IL 60644

  • Perform administrative tasks under the guidance of the Production Manager & Plant Manager, such as documenting procedures and creating guidelines.

  • Conduct new hire orientation and plant tours with newly hired employees.

  • Assist supervisors with performance reviews of the new hires.

  • Enforce food safety regulations.

  • Assist employees with questions regarding safety guidelines, schedule attainment, quality assurance, and help enforce company policies and procedures.

  • Generate reports to analyze the productivity of the department.

  • Work with the Production Manager and Leadership Team members to ensure operational alignment with the overall company business objectives.

  • Participate in weekly Food Safety Committee walkthrough.

  • Work with Management team to develop process improvement opportunities.

  • Post and keep record of all union bid positions.

  • Assist Human Resources with resolving personnel issues

  • Keep records of employee hours and attendance.

  • Process payroll.

  • Manage shift Time and Attendance System.

  • Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.

  • Other duties as assigned


Assistant Production Supervisor





About us:

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus

  • Prior administrative experience required,

  • Excellent computer skills and comprehension of Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Highly organized and able to prioritize under pressure

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills - Be able to deal with highly confidential and sensitive information

  • Positive attitude, appetite for development

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and anticipate last minute changes

  • Attention to detail is mandatory

  • Must support daily schedule and schedule changes of the production team.

EEO statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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