Alpha Baking Company PRODUCTION TEAM LEADER 2nd shift in Lawrence, Kansas
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- PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
2nd Shift; Monday-Saturday; flexible hours
Directs all manufacturing activities in both production and packaging.
Improve departmental efficiencies through the use of teamwork, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement principles.
Responsible to train and develop employees in respective areas/equipment to expand job knowledge and flexibility.
Review production schedule for proper sequencing of product, recommend revisions or adjustments to scheduling personnel.
Control costs in regards to staffing, scrap, downtime, etc.
Maintain current operational yields and labor standards.
Evaluate and recommend improvement in policy and procedure.
Maintain cordial relations with peers and employees.
Perform hourly evaluations annually.
Develop and maintain thorough knowledge of the production/packaging equipment.
Troubleshoot problems and notify the necessary management personnel to determine the root cause and resolution.
Ensure compliance with all food safety, SQF, GMP, HACCP, etc. procedures.
Ensure and enforce company safety policies to provide a safe work environment.
Ensure and support the execution, maintenance, and sustainability of the SQF program.
- OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in running production tests with R&D Personnel for new product development.
Efforts towards process improvements.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
PRODUCTION TEAM LEADER 2nd shift
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:
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS :
Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Long periods of sitting/standing/walking.
Frequent typing and working with a personal computer.
- QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :
High School Diploma/GED required.
BS/BA Degree preferred.
Technical training in field preferred.
5 + years experience in a food manufacturing environment.
Minimum of 3 years progressive experience in a supervisory leadership role.
Basic computer skills required.
Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills required.
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.