Plant Operations Resource Leader/ Supervisor

Kroger Murfreesboro , TN 37130

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company Name: Heritage Farms Dairy

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Plan, coordinate and supervise daily activities of assigned department; ensure efficient operations. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Direct area supervisors and associates in the proper usage of safe manufacturing practices, including the hazards of particular products being produced and ensure accountability

  • Validate proper scheduling to maximize line efficiency while minimizing labor costs

  • Communicate plan needs of the service groups to the needs of the production area, including changeovers, preventative maintenance, waste and material needs for the current and following production day

  • Communicate and follow up on any quality or safety defects to all levels of the organization for prompt evaluation

  • Support and participate in the plant safety process

  • Oversee all areas of the plant to ensure SQR standards are being met on all products

  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements

  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems

  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles

  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or 5 years of equivalent experience and training

  • Knowledge of department operations and procedures

  • Ability to understand complex verbal and written instructions

  • Working knowledge of Total Process Control (TPC) practices and procedures

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Manufacturing plant supervisor experience

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: South

States: Alabama; Kentucky; Tennessee


Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.

Company Overview:
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: TN || Murfreesboro || 1100 New Salem Highway || 37129 || Heritage Farms Dairy || None || Management; Manufacturing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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