The Blount family has been in the food business since 1880. Our product Line includes refrigerated and frozen gourmet soups, side dishes and entrees for food service and retail. The Company, headquartered in Fall River, MA, is the largest producer of clam chowder in New England and the largest manufacturer of Lobster bisque in the country.
Accountable for achieving established corporate departmental goals; including division profitability, product quality and accuracy, staff productivity, scheduling efficiencies and the oversight of equipment performance and downtime.
*Must be bilingual in Spanish
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Continuous development, analysis and utilization of established departmental performance data programs to achieve departmental goals.
Ability to understand, implement and analyze SPC (Statistical Process Control) practices, to add validation to all aspects of the operation.
Analysis, development and reporting to department OEEs (Overall Equipment Effectiveness); KPIs (Key
Performance Indicators); and EFFs (Equipment Efficiency)
Continuous analysis of current production processes and procedures, proposals for improvements, implementation and follow through of agreed upon changes.
Be a teacher and Mentor
Continuous development and evaluation of your team
Utilize Learning & Development for all internal and external resources available
Understand you are a reflection of your staff
Department ambassador for all Production related matters.
Communicate effectively within the department by:
Working closely with Vice President of Operations to continuously update and review departmental goals and objectives.
Holding as needed staff and individual meetings and development opportunities with mindset of continuous growth.
Performing staff reviews as assigned or as needed.
Oversees department staff of up to 30 team members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Departmental responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
2-4 year degree and 3-5 years supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education/work experience required. This person should have excellent communication skills, strong computer skills, be self-motivated, safety conscious, detail oriented, able to multi-task, ambitious, and have a leader and coaching mentality. Manufacturing experience preferred.
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k with Company match and Profit Sharing Plan
Paid time off including vacation, sick time and holidays
Education Assistance Program
Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
Discounts on Blount products at Company retail location
Please send resumes to:
Rachel Raposo, Talent Acquisition Manager
Blount Fine Foods is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, and disability, marital & veteran status.
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