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Operations Supervisor (Production/Manufacturing)

Company: Marich Confectionery
Location: Hollister
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

...Are you interested in the sweet life?...Do you love chocolate?!...Then we want to meet you!Founded in 1983, MARICH Confectionary Company is passionate about creating craveable ways to combine modern and fresh flavors with our proud European heritage. Run by a proud second-generation candy making family, our carefully crafted innovations come to life in our central coast California Chocolate Factory where we layer the most fun, flavorful, ethically sourced ingredients we can find with deliciously decadent chocolates. The result: A collection of snackable, sharable, and giftable everyday indulgence that youre sure to enjoyand feel good about!Come join our MARICH Family: where people are our main priority! We are committed to the happiness and success of our employees, customers, and suppliers. Without them, we wouldnt have a chocolate company to care about.*Position Summary: *The Production Supervisor under the direction of the Plant Manager, drives the business objectives, and partners closely with cross-functional teams such as Safety, Quality and Maintenance to ensure safe and efficient production requirements are met while maintaining strict product quality guidelines and expectations. This position requires demonstrated leadership, good judgment, and administer good sound decisions as well as the ability to develop, coach, train, and foster teamwork in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, this position ensures improving bottom line results through department wide measurements that demonstrate continuous improvement in efficiencies and cost savings initiatives. This is a full time, exempt position.*Job Duties: ** Oversee production flow and lead a crew of team leads, candy makers, operators, and production employees in varying levels of experience and education.* Develop an understanding of equipment and machinery operations to serve as a resource to team members for preventative maintenance and breakdowns.* Analyze production issues and develop, recommend, and implement continuous improvement strategies to address complex production issues.* Participate in project teams that improve productivity, control cost, and reduce waste.* Communicate flow of production as well as any safety, quality, equipment, or productivity issues.* Utilize the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively lead and gain involvement of team members and ensure individual and team levels of performance exceeding goals and expectations.* Effectively motivate, train, and communicate with assigned team to assure superior levels of safety, reliability, cleanliness, and quality.* Comply with, enforce, and educate team members on food safety, GMP and any 3rd party audit requirements.* Complete other tasks or projects as assigned*Qualifications: ** BS degree in engineering/food science or related discipline preferred but not required with 0-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production environment.* Fluent in English and Spanish, oral and written is preferred but not required* Knowledgeable in continuous improvement and quality methodologies (i.e. lean, six-sigma); green or black belt certified a plus.* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.* Operating knowledge of packaging equipment and vertical form, fill, and seal machinery along with good technical skills and the ability to demonstrate problem solving skills.* Must be quality minded, self-motivated, analytical and results oriented.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:Employees are required to provide proof of completed COVID vaccination series prior to start date. (A completed vaccine series is recognized as 2 weeks post the second dose of the Moderna/Pfizer brand, or 2 weeks post 1 dose of the J&J vaccine).Ability to commute/relocate:* Hollister, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Language:* Spanish (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Marich Confectionery, Salinas , Operations Supervisor (Production/Manufacturing), Professions , Hollister, California

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