Responsible for implementing and maintaining Best in Class; Lean , Quality processes, and other advanced manufacturing methodologies and systems.
Increasing productivity through the support and leadership of people, processes and technology.
Ensures production equipment is capable and has capacity for growth; involves integrating equipment, people, material flow systems, and information systems.
Develop and maintain in process quality control systems to ensure product quality.
Drive continuous improvement in labor costs through waste reduction, production efficiency, and operations improvement.
Develop strategies, implement and monitor processes and operating systems for the manufacture of food products.
Metrics driven and a solid decision maker.
Responsible for maintaining and improving all factory processes and related metrics.
Production, Efficiency, cycle times, Capacity, capabilities and others as needed.
Provides leadership to technical personnel to ensure ongoing product & process improvements to meet quality, CPI, CI and production goals.
Provides direction to technical support as required for critical process and product issues.
Manage the Maintenance and Facilities group.
Ability to design processes, evaluate results and drive solutions to improve the processes.
Works closely with production and support teams as required.
Develop and support new manufacturing processes.
Leads both NPD engineering and related functions to provide input and technical customer
support in product design.
Analyze system requirements, capacity, cost, and customer needs to determine feasibility of a project and development plan.
Determine capital equipment needs & development of the budget process for equipment, training, software, and equipment installation projects.
Prepare procedures, reports, and plans.
Defect reduction initiatives.
May be asked to perform other duties at a lower level or higher level of proficiency or not related to this classification on occasion.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university or equivalent
At least 7 years experience in the food manufacturing field required.
Experience at leading technical personnel, staffing, reviews and goal setting.
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