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Shift Manager

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Chicago, IL
$65,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 01, 2017
Job ID
Shift Manager
  • The Shift Manager manages all aspects of production for a one-shift operation that produces premium, fresh cooked products.
  • Manage, direct and supervise the production, processing and packaging departments.
  • Direct the work activities of five salaried (Operations, Maintenance, Quality, Shipping, Receiving, Sanitation) and 100+ hourly associates
  • Drive attainment of business objectives and guide team members to deliver bottom-line business results in the areas of safety, people, quality, delivery and cost.
  • Drive the continuous improvement process and identify improvement opportunities
  • Develop the capabilities and competencies of associates through ongoing training, coaching, and mentoring
  • Ensure full compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, as well as Company policies and standards related to Safety, Quality and workplace conduct.
  • Monitor product quality and makes the necessary product process adjustments.
  • Develop and maintains the budget and labor schedules for the operation.
  • Implement corrective action as necessary to ensure that annual objectives can be achieved.
  • Minimum of 7 years of management/supervisory experience in a food or consumer products goods manufacturing environment.
  • Cross-functional operations experience with a proven track record of delivering successful business results in the areas of schedule attainment, safety, quality, and cost.
  • Previous experience managing/supervising large groups of associates (i.e., >50) manufacturing environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, FDA, USDA or AIB standards, HACCP guidelines, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), etc.
  • Ongoing passion to identify continuous improvement opportunities and lead initiatives to deliver bottom-line results. Must be a change agent.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving skills and able to formulate action plans based on real data.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Must possess strong training/facilitation skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.