Essential Job Functions:
Supervises employees in the compounding of formulas including extractions and reactions to ensure safety, quality and productivity.
Facilitates the development of viable production plan which incorporates hiring, training, capacity-modeling, efficiency/yield assumptions, ramp-rate, learning-curve etc.
Overall responsibility for efficient production scheduling.
Reviews existing production formulas in coordination with process development to produce products within specifications and improve process efficiency.
Liaises with planning, purchasing and quality assurance to ensure prompt shipment of product.
Maintains GMP/HACCP/housekeeping at a high level with the department through the involvement of all team members.
Ensure all processes and procedures related to inventory management are maintained and followed. Includes but not limited to inventory movements related to production regarding FIFO, quantities consumed, movement # and location.
Provides cross-functional support of QA and purchasing for the team.
Develops and recommends improvements of facilities, equipment and procedures to improve safety, quality, and efficiency.
Defines process and material flows, space management, and work with the engineering group to maximize utilization of space designated for specific operations area.
Oversees and/or conducts training of new or existing employees with proper documentation.
Helps develop, update and maintain procedures and documentation for all Quality Systems and HACCP.
Insures FIFO compliance and proper material movement within SAP are maintained by all employees.
Actively involved in GMP audits. Recommends and implements action plans to correct deviations noted during audits.
Establishes and supports a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the companies Quality policy, Quality System & the appropriate regulations for the area.
Works with HS&E to identify significant environmental impacts of plant operations and to establish goals and targets around significant environmental impacts.
Administration duties to include time and attendance system, holiday planning, overtime scheduling, late order analysis, travel planning etc. Cross training in all areas of manufacturing will be required.
College degree in business, chemistry or related is a plus.
Experience: Industrial Manufacturing Lead or Supervisory experience required. 5 plus years in Supervisor experience in Flavor, Food, Chemical, or Fragrance industry preferred. Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma experience a plus.