MilwaukeeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Milwaukee jobs

Shift Manager - PM Shift

Company: Krier Foods
Location: Random Lake
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Join the Krier Foods Family! We are growing and looking to add a shift Manager to our PM shift Krier Foods is a beverage manufacturing company located in Random Lake, Wisconsin. Our beverage co-packing capabilities fulfill production for a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic sodas, sparkling waters, carbonated and non-carbonated energy drinks, dietary supplements, fruit juices and drinks, functional and relaxation beverages, tea drinks and coffee drinks.The position has primary responsibility for leading and coordinating the activities of the departments in the processing, packaging, quality, sanitation and storage including providing direction, training and facilitation on high-speed production lines and off-line scheduled work. This is a production floor position (exempt position).Hours: 3:30 PM - 4 AM 4 days a week*Responsibilities:*

  • Responsible for enforcing safety and quality standards, good manufacturing practices (GMP's) and adherence to job specifications.
  • Conducts position interviews for new hires and promotions and advises the Operations Leader - Production to recommendations for job offers and all recommendations for job status revisions.
  • Conducts disciplinary and potential termination documentation and forward with a recommendation to Operations Manager-Production and Human Resources for final review.
  • Ensure proper PPE is utilized, as well as forklift compliance with all personnel.
  • Responsible for reading, comprehending, and explaining job standards, packaging requirements, and implementing the quality standards and specifications for products production leads and production employees.
  • Coordinate lab or blending issues with Operations Leader - Production, and Quality & Compliance.
  • Train, motivate, direct, and assist production line and off-line workers to carry out duties and responsibilities in a safe, standardized, effective and efficient manner (complete production crewing Schedule for all departments and post weekly).
  • Coordinate manpower to production schedules and communicate all requirements for labor to the Operations Leader - Production.
  • Assist in line changeovers and verification of the change-over and inspecting the production line for proper setup to ensure everything is set up correctly (processing system, detectors, injectors, coders, etc.) as scheduled.
  • Able to quickly troubleshoot and correct issues, resolve and document (personnel, equipment, processing issues, etc.).
  • Follow all customer standards/specifications, quality requirements and Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Monitor and assist in equipment for proper operation and report issues to Operations Leader- Production and on documentation on appropriate records (work request and daily reports) and completing production as scheduled for the day.
  • Review and analyze production records to identify opportunities for improvement, proper completion, and accuracy.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of work areas throughout shift and at end of shift.
  • Assist with 90 day and annual performance reviews of production employees and forward to the Operations Leader- Production for final input and approval.
  • Ensure that proper containers with lids are to be utilized on production lines as well as the removal of full containers at end of shift (rejected cans, can end sleeves, etc.).
  • Make recommendations for long-term solutions, including recommendations for replacing equipment, refurbishing equipment, procedural changes and SOPs, productivity improvement, material changes, etc.
  • Meet the productivity, quality, safety, health, environmental goals established for the facility.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by leadership.Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent with industry-relevant food and beverage experience in production management (minimum 2 years supervisory experience and minimum 3-5 years of previous manufacturing experience in the food and/or beverage industry) preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Mechanical background strongly preferred in a manufacturing facility.
    • Proficiency in MS Office suite including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook.
    • Strong understanding of Good Mfg. Practices, HACCP, etc. in a food manufacturing environment.
    • Food Safety knowledge preferred which is a "Qualified Individual" within Krier Foods Food Safety Program.
    • Ability to calculate daily production metrics including the number of cases completed and other basic match functions as necessary.
    • FESMA, PCQI and Management System knowledge preferred.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate, read and comprehend instructions and procedures in English.
    • Must be able to work nights and weekends if necessary.
    • Demonstrate effective leadership through the ability to effectively provide conflict management, demonstrate adaptability and teamwork, develop employees and self, organize, plan and delegate when appropriate to meet business goals and objectives.
    • Provide continuous improvement through problem-solving.
    • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other departments.
    • Better Process certification required or willingness to get it.Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (frequent physical exertions, including twisting, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, and climbing) and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
      • Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal; reading electrical drawings; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measuring.
      • Ability to work in various conditions with exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust and fumes.Benefits:
        • Low cost medical, dental and vision insurance
        • $0 co pay- Teladoc
        • Matching 401k plan
          • Paid vacation starts after 90 days
          • Paid Birthday
          • Paid holidaysPerks:
            • Continuing Education
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • Short Term Disability
            • Financial wellness/401K counseling
              • $25,000 Term life insurance
              • Jolly Good Soda discounts_Krier Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law._Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Krier Foods, Milwaukee , Shift Manager - PM Shift, Executive , Random Lake, Wisconsin

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wisconsin jobs by following @recnetWI on Twitter!

Milwaukee RSS job feeds