Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone North America is looking for a Production Supervisor--Danone North America in their Portland, Oregon manufacturing facility.
The Production Supervisor is responsible for all of operations during their shift. Accountable for delivering the performance (SQCDMN) and maintaining a high level of standard - ie GMP's, safety and food safety, SOP's and work instructions, payroll, discipline, strategy. With a direct reporting team of 10-15 operators, operational support of the technical and quality resources, and functional support from Flow, Optimization and HR departments, the Shift Supervisor is required to:
*Implement and maintain an effective Daily Management System (SIM); analyzing the performance of the lines and prioritizing short and long term actions to ensure performance results *Provide leadership to the team and ensure development of competence and skills *Ensure proper escalation of breakdowns/issues during the shift *Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives through the DaMaWay methodologies (problem solving, autonomous management,etc) *Help operators to develop / improve SOP's *Assist in determining the necessity for repair and/or replacement of equipment and/or components *Partner with the technical and/or engineering teams to support all capital projects within areas *As a member of the Operations Team, the Shift Supervisor is also expected to share floor coverage (vacation coverage, weekends and holidays) with colleagues.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
*Bachelor degree (Prefer BS Mechanical/Chemical/Industrial Engineer, Food Science,...) with a minimum of 3 years business/related experience (preferred) *The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities is a must *Processing equipment experience and technical understanding *Possess excellent analytical, troubleshooting, conflict management and problem solving skills *Possess demonstrated planning, and strong communication and supervisory skills *Previous leadership experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment *Shift flexibility where weekends and nights may be required *Excellent verbal and written communication skills *Resourcefulness and decision-making ability *Must have the ability to work under pressure and potentially stressful conditions *Under minimal direction, works independently toward department objectives *Must be self-motivated and a self-starter
Desirable Qualifications but not essential:
*Dairy Experience (Food and Beverage) *Experience implementing and leading within a lean based environment *Leadership within a union environment *Experience in an ISO 2200 environment
Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com.
Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.