Utz Quality Foods is seeking a Plant Project Coordinator to join our team of manufacturing professionals at the Golden Flake Manufacturing plant in Birmingham, AL. Candidates with working knowledge of manufacturing processes are encouraged to apply.
Experienced managerial position. A successful candidate would have the opportunity to move into other management positions within the company.
Must possess or have the ability to quickly develop an in-depth working knowledge of company procedures.
Integral to all ERP functionality. Works with manufacturing and finance teams to resolve discrepancies, close production runs and address variances.
Ensure plant activities adhere to Continuous Improvement/Lean standards; understands principles and has the ability to identify root causes. Uses analytical data to identify opportunities and facilitates improvement projects.
Functions as back-up scheduler to include planning weekly and seasonal production, analyzing inventory and demand data, working with sales to meet projections, coordinating with purchasing to ensure availability of raw materials and packaging components, and managing inventory process and taking action to resolve variances.
Manages all sample requests (formal and informal)- coordinates with Sales, Tech Services, and manufacturing counterparts on all sample requests and delivers samples as needed.
Acts as Plant Safety Representative; runs monthly safety meetings; manages all safety actions from start to finish.
Coordinates all actions for first production runs, including raw materials, packaging materials, special requests.
Fills in for Managers and Supervisors on all shifts as needed. Must be able to learn each of the positions in the plant.
Develops and maintains standard operating procedures for existing processes and procedures.
Utilizes Redzone data system information to improve production efficiency.
Responsible to follow all safety rules and work safely at all times, report unsafe equipment and practices to supervisor and adhere to all Good Manufacturing Practices.
Working knowledge of Manufacturing Processes. Specific knowledge of individual plant processes is preferred.
Celebrating 100 years of Utz!
Here at Utz, our goal is to manufacture and sell the best possible products with a commitment to customer satisfaction that is second to none. Our iconic family of brands includes Utz, Snyder of Berlin, Golden Flake, Zapps, Bachman, Good Health, TGI Friday's, and Jax. We pride ourselves on our pleasant working environment, challenging opportunities, career growth and competitive wages. We also offer an attractive benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, an employer match 401k, profit sharing plan, access to the Utz Health & Wellness Center and our own Fitness Center. Come grow with the Utz Family of Brands!
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
1 Golden Flake Dr., Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Bachelors or Associates Degree highly desired.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other database programs.
Working knowledge of manufacturing processes. Specific knowledge of individual plant processes is preferred.
Must be able to learn each of the positions in the manufacturing setting.
Self-starter with superb initiative.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess or have the aptitude and ability to quickly develop an in-depth working knowledge of applicable company procedures.
Able to work well independently or as an active team member.
Possesses time management and organization skills.
Has the flexibility to work and manage actions across a four-shift operation.
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