Production Team Coordinator – 2nd Shift
Country Pure Foods
Country Pure Foods is one of the top independent juice processors in the country; delivering a fresh assortment of healthy, refreshing beverages to juice-lovers everywhere.
By competing in the Foodservice, Retail, Convenience Stores and Co-Pack channels, Country Pure Foods targets a nationwide customer base with a broad line of products and package alternatives. Our innovative product line is supported through strong branding, national distribution, superior customer service, and the highest quality manufacturing in the nation.
Country Pure Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer which maintains a smoke & tobacco free premises and offers a comprehensive benefits package and pleasant working environment.
For more information about our Company, visit our website at www.juice4u.com
Country Pure Foods is seeking a mechanically inclined individual who possesses strong interpersonal, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills to assist the 2nd Shift Production Supervisor in the administration and coordination of production related activities in the blending, processing, and packaging of juice and water products. Previous experience with liquid filling and high speed packaging equipment and food or beverage industry experience is desired.
Country Pure Foods offers a total rewards package that includes base salary plus additional weekend compensation, vacation and holiday pay, years of service awards, and a comprehensive benefits package offering that includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, and mail order prescription coverage, 401k, basic life insurance, optional life insurance, short and long term disability, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts and more.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reads and understands production schedules, blend schedules and batch sheets to ensure proper materials are gathered for production.
Assists in shift transitions and start ups.
Assists with prioritizing and coordinating workflow and assists in the delegation of work assignments, matching the responsibility to the person.
Assists with ensuring production is run in accordance with the production and blend schedules as determined by Scheduling Manager.
Performs routine walks of the facility to monitor production and assists operators in the resolution of any production issues.
Reviews production paperwork to ensure timeliness, neatness and accuracy.
Administers breaks to line personnel as needed.
Becomes familiar with and understands the sanitation procedures and performs sanitation procedures as needed.
Becomes familiar with and understands the Warehouse Management System and assists with problem resolution as needed.
Performs CIP and Production piping connections as needed.
Summarizes shift paperwork and generates Shift Efficiency Report.
Summarizes shift labor.
Alerts the supervisor to any personnel issues or violation of policies and procedures.
Fills in as relief for shift supervisor or other leads during absences (i.e. vacation, personal, etc.).
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Displays willingness to make decisions and exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Makes timely decisions and communicates changes effectively.
Includes appropriate people in decision-making process and supports and explains reasoning for decisions;
Manages competing demands and changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and reacts well under pressure.
Writes and speaks clearly and informatively.
Able to read and interpret written information and present numerical data effectively.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
Follows policies and procedures.
Observes safety and security procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Uses equipment and materials properly.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and completes work in timely manner.
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Is consistently at work and on time and commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Works weekends as needed.
Possesses the Skills and Knowledge, and able to meet the Physical Demands and perform in the work environment described in the Work Environment section below.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Willingness to make decisions and exhibit sound and accurate judgment. Ability to manage competing demands and deal with frequent changes delays, or unexpected events while reacting well under pressure.
Posses solid typing skills and have knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems. Knowledge of and abilities in the use of Spreadsheet software (MS Excel), Word Processing software (MS Word), Email (Groupwise) Inventory software and Warehouse Management System Software and Hardware.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must posses (or attain within seven (7) working days of initial hire or placement in this position) and maintain a current and valid forklift and pallet jack operator’s license.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and be able to smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration, outside weather conditions and changes in temperature from going in and out of the freezers. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and hearing protection is required in all production areas of the facility.