McCain Foods Supervisor Production in Grand Island, Nebraska

" id="">Grow with Us! Farmers understand the recipe for healthy growth: good soil conditions, lots of nutrients, room to grow and a little loving care. We use only farm-fresh ingredients in all of our quality food products and it is our unwavering commitment to quality, freshness and innovation that has allowed us to grow into a global leader in providing quality food products to our customers. McCain Foods understands the recipe for healthy growth within our organization: great working conditions, a rewarding environment, room to grow and a little loving care. McCain Foods - Grow with Us!Job DescriptionThe basic purpose of this position is to provide the guidance and leadership to a Business Unit and overall plant operations to effect significant improvement or achievement of the Business Unit's vision through use of the plant priorities (e.g. Quality, Safety, Productivity, Cost, Organization Development, and Customer Service). This position manages the labor, material and overhead costs associated with the assigned Business Unit within the constraints of the plant budget while ensuring the production of quality products within established manufacturing standards. This position also develops a high performance team that is self-managing, motivating, innovative and provides growth for individuals within the team.Essential Functions: Quality: Establishes quality requirements in collaboration with Technical Services, RandD, Sales/Marketing, customers and suppliers on new and existing products. Establishes Standard Operating Procedures for all functions in the Business Unit in collaboration with Technical Services, Human Resources and other resources. Ensures team members are trained, understand requirements and meet requirements throughout production process. Requires team members to follow all provisions of operating instructions and Good Manufacturing Practices. Conducts, and assists others in conducting, investigations to determine causes of quality defects. Monitors quality of output and takes appropriate action, including shutdown of process, to prevent or limit production of off-grade material. Interface with other plants on packaging issues and be the focal point for all new and redesigned packaging. Safety: Maintains a safe and productive environment for the Business Unit on all three shifts which includes: thoroughly train new employees on how to work safely, recognize hazards, understand safety rules that apply and consequences of non-compliance; ensure necessary safety equipment and protective devices are provided/used; enforce safety rules; maintain an effective self-inspection program for safety; take prompt corrective action when unsafe conditions or acts are identified; investigate all accidents and develop corrective action when unsafe conditions or acts are identified; investigate all accidents and develop corrective action; ensure all injuries are reported promptly; conduct monthly safety meetings for all employees; actively participate in monthly safety training; participate in monthly behavioral observation program; give full support to all safety procedures and activities; fulfill all training requirements (e.g. Hazard Communication, Lock-out/Tag-out); assign safety lock-out devices to personnel; in emergencies, direct control efforts of employees and order their safe evacuation. Cost: Manages the Business Unit to meet established cost standards for use of raw materials, utilities, labor, and supplies. Through continuous improvement process, identifies most efficient use of labor, equipment and materials; ensures members are trained and follow requirements. Champions cost reduction effort for assigned Business Unit. Develop the direct costs budget and the overhead budget for the Business Unit and forecasts changes throughout the year. Ensures all employees are trained to understand the impact of their efforts against Business Unit costs. Productivity: Through team effort with Business