Job Details Description We are always looking for talented,
hardworking people to join the E.A. Sween family.
We are a family-oriented company that understands the
significance of our employees and we are successful because of our
incredibly committed team. We have a great opportunity to join our
team as Production Shift Manager - Weekend Shift. The work days for
the role would mainly be Friday, Saturday and Sunday but the
occasional weekday may be required.
E.A. Sween is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Production Shift Manager in our Annandale plant will be
responsible for managing the day-to-day operations on the plant
floor for 2nd Shift (Weekends) , while increasing production and
revenue. They will manage scheduling, oversee daily operating
reports, and increase production by providing leadership and
guidance in the areas of production, sanitation, quality, safety,
maintenance and warehousing. This individual will work closely with
all members of our management staff and corporate resources to
ensure that the highest quality of finished product is produced
within the scheduled timelines in a safe and efficient manner.
Expected to follow all E. A. Sween company, department and safety
policies and procedures.
Essential Competencies of the Role (3 5 Primary Areas):
This list of competencies is not all-inclusive and may be
expanded to include other areas of responsibilities as management
may deem necessary from time to time.
1. HEALTH AND SAFETY
Educates and directs personnel on the use of all control points,
equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established
policies and procedures.
Enforce safety policies and procedures (both in-house and
regulatory) to decrease the potential for employee injuries on the
job. Acts as a point of contact for after-hours employee and plant
2. FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY
Oversee the activities of personnel, ensuring departmental
procedures to comply with food safety regulations, and current Good
Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Ensures quality and safety standards are followed, met or
exceeded, in order to produce and deliver safe quality food
Promote cooperation with R&D and QA departments to establish
product quality specifications, equipment and process
specifications and testing requirements for process control for new
and existing products.
Communicate sensory and technical directions to production to
ensure consistency of product quality as necessary to establish
regular ongoing quality performance on production lines.
Ensure ongoing technical and quality related training of
Assist with root cause analysis for non-conforming product as
necessary. Make suggestions for corrective actions.
Work with senior management to ensure all corrective actions
from all audits are completed and reviewed.
Partner with the Maintenance Department to ensure the company
actively maintains the facility and prioritizes repairs to the
facility and equipment based on food safety risk to product or
Ensure that all employees, including new employees, are
adequately trained, instructed and supervised in food safety
principles and practices commensurate with food allergens and food
defense on an annual basis.
Ensure that written procedures are established to determine the
safety and security of returned goods, how they are to be
segregated and evaluated for food safety and food safety concerns
4. OPERATIONS/SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
Implements and manages Lean Manufacturing concepts and
Executes strategies and plans to meet companys short-term and
long-term supply chain management/production control requirements
for a fully functional infrastructure for all aspects of
purchasing, production planning and scheduling, inventory control,
forecasting, shipping and receiving, distribution and
3. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
Implement cost effective systems of control over capital,
operating expenditures, labor, wages and salaries.
Manages capital asset maintenance.
Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair
Support capital project development and execution
4. CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Drive Customer and Employee Success by seeking opportunities for
Champion change throughout the organization
Use the Spirit of EA Sween to guide decisions.
5. PLANT PERFORMANCE AND EQUIPMENT
Establish, direct, manage and monitor overall plant operations
for production, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving
Coordinate plant activities through planning with departmental
managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are
accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment and replace, or
make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when
Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs.
Maximizing the maintenance teams operating efficiency,
trouble-shooting, root-cause investigation, countermeasure
implementation, preventive/predictive maintenance activities while
contributing to internal projects as well
Oversight of maintenance contracts and vendor relations
Provide direction, development and leadership to 2nd shift
production staff to accomplish the companys performance management
goals and objectives.
Train and educate 2nd shift personnel in a manner that
contributes to departmental and company goals.
Evaluate employee skills and performance, making appropriate
Promote a positive, team-oriented environment.
7. R&D (RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT)
Collaborates and supports new or revised product development
execution to introduce new products and formulations.
Communicate effectively with R&D, Production, Quality
Assurance, Marketing, Sales, and other departments to resolve
issues and ensure smooth commercialization of new or revised
Create accurate production cost evaluations for new or revised
products in cooperation with operations and other relevant
Ensure the timely creation and accuracy of product Bill of
Materials, routings, flow charts and other supporting documentation
for new and current products in compliance with SQF and other
applicable management systems.
Develop new processes when needed in cooperation with R&D,
production and engineering teams, utilizing technical knowledge of
manufacturing equipment, people and existing processes.
Develop and maintain industry expertise in support of new and
Oversee testing and analysis of replacement or alternate raw and
packaging materials in support of cost down and stable supply
Ensure proper communication of process and product changes.
May travel to other facilities in support of product
development, product transfer, process improvement and cost down
Knowledge of electric and manual pallet jack/forklifts
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Four-year degree in Business Administration or a related degree
required and 5+ years of leadership experience in a Food
manufacturing environment with a proven history of delivering
strong operating results.
Must have strong leadership capabilities.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and strong
positive employee relation skills.
Good project management capabilities.
The ability to diagnose operational gaps, inefficiencies and
vulnerabilities, analyze operational budgets, facilitate teams and
drive overall plant operational improvements.
Strong computer skills.
All hires will need to successfully pass a drug screen and
Preferred Qualification (if Applicable):
Advanced Safety training, HACCP training/certifications,
continuous improvement skills, strong work ethic, above average
organizational skills, ability to train and engage employees.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be highly motivated and willing to work in a fast pace
Must be able to work well with various levels of employees and
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be
able to work in cool conditions of up to 50 degrees up to 20% of
The employee frequently is required to stand or walk the
majority of the day; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach
overhead with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance;
stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as well as the ability to bend,
twist, turn, push, pull.
The employee on occasion will lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). Occasional
weekday work may be required as job duties demand.
To keep our employees and guests safe, we have implemented
temperature/visual screening upon entry, have face masks available
upon request and are sanitizing work stations daily.
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