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Unilever

Manufacturing Front Line Manager

Production

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Saint Albans, Vermont, United States

Background & Purpose of the Job

Our Front-Line Manager is personally responsible for overseeing production related activities performed by approximately 50 employees on shift as well as supporting Continuous Improvement related activities. This individual should have a strong background in continuous improvement methodology to drive process improvement and team development, establish a world class manufacturing environment, coordinate and/or conduct training based on Unilever processes. Key focus areas for continuous improvement will be in the realm of waste reduction, improved efficiency, zero defects, zero environmental loss, and customer satisfaction. In addition, as an employee, you are encouraged, to participate in company volunteer projects, community service initiatives, and social mission teams.

Responsibilities:

Oversee activities of shift department employees on a daily basis; Inform management of problems and situations occurring in the department

Facilitate the development of the shift employees through training, coaching and feedback

Supervise the manufacture of quality products to meet product specifications in accordance with GMP, SPC, and manufacturing specifications

Recommend and review staffing needs to achieve production schedules

Oversee production activities with other functional areas to assure that the needs and problems of manufacturing are communicated and addressed

Ensure a safe work environment exists by implementing and maintaining work safety standards, training and bringing action plans to closure

Prepare, maintain and analyze manufacturing reports related to quality, efficiency, scrap & attainment

Consistently administer company policy and practices

Continually improve the quality of each area through process innovation and methods improvement

Plan and execute plant trials for new product innovations

Membership and active participation on the Hazmat and First Aid teams is a requirement of this role

Key Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Operations Management, or other applicable field required or additional experience in lieu of degree

Must have a minimum of 2 years of supervisory/lead experience in manufacturing environment; food manufacturing preferred

Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities through experience in production, materials management is required

Strong communication skills with the ability to influence others through a matrixed environment is required

Must have the ability to manage project and project teams from inception to completion including hitting deadlines and documenting progress

Working knowledge of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and ability to drive improvements using the Loss Tree is required

SAP and warehouse management skills / experience preferred

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