To plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard in a safe and sanitary manner.
Provide leadership and establish conditions and practices conducive to good health, acceptable cleaning practices, adequate pest control and safe orderly operations.
Assure manufactures products consistently meet all specifications.
Understand/comply with OSHA rules and regulations.
Provides safe operating conditions and training to ensure a safe environment and responds quickly to critical safety conditions.
Continually transfer accountability for quality control to front line workers
Determines various operational measurements and summaries: Disposition of product rework, Direct and indirect volume costs, Line productivity, Fixed expense improvement opportunities, Labor variances, Shrink/yield loss, Raw material cost, Measured output as case per unit per equivalent wage hour
Apply most up to date food processing technology as provided by company
Evaluate the entire production process and take action to optimize (line balance)
Preferred-Associate or BS degree in Engineering, Business, Production Management, or Food Safety.
On-the-job experience within the plant with proven leadership skills and a history of positive contribution to the success of the organization as documented and supported by annual Performance Evaluations.
Expertise in all elements of SQF certification and principles.
Certification as a Food Safety Coordinator
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.
Ability to manage priorities and workflow; versatile, flexible, and able to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm; ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills; team player.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Suites software (or functionally similar equivalent).
Familiar with Prism, MRP and Dolphins systems (or similar date management systems) for managing inventory, production requirements, and scheduling.
Good judgment; ability to make timely decisions.
Ability to understand all safety requirements and cautions.
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace; bilingual English/Spanish.
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organization levels
Understanding of basic principles of the SQF program and other food safety policies/procedures
Spanish literate a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
More details about this position can be found on the Company’s Career Site
The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ: HAIN), headquartered in Lake Success, NY, is a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India.