This position is responsible for leading and organizing the efforts of hourly personnel in the department and specifically those assigned to their shift
Position Responsibilities: Daily generate and report established key indicators to Management Must be able to coach, motivate and train new hires Maintains positive, encouraging culture within the organization. Must be a certified forklift driver or possess the aptitude to become a certified forklift driver with the ability to maneuver the forklift into and around small, tight areas and have the ability to stack heavy loads into high places Oversees the work efforts and productivity of team. Maintains positive interactions with all internal/external customers. Oversees audit/filing of all documents. Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy. Moderate to heavy physical effort required; sitting, standing and walking will constitute 90% or more of a work shift to include stooping, kneeling and lifting. Facilitation of all departmental safety audits, HAACP and GMP audits and daily checklists. Will be required to follow all department SOP’s (once trained in all). Other duties assigned.
Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills: Must have demonstrated Strong leadership role- good communication skills and Team building results. Must have the Ability to prioritize tasks and Strong ability to multi-task. Prior experience leading and directing a work team. Basic Computer/keyboard skills and experience using a computer in a Windows environment. Experience with SAP desired but not required. **** Must have the Desire and Ability to provide strong analytical critiques of those reporting to this position. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to work any shift, flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. No disciplinary actions within 12 months (2 points and under)
· Ability to perform and comprehend verbal and written communication in English .
· Must be able to work alone with minimal supervision
· Any other duties as needed
· Material moving attachments
· Computer and Software
Supervision: (List of positions supervised, if applicable)
# Direct Reports: None
# Indirect Reports: Forklift Drivers, Admin Assistances, Shipping Clerks, Operator 1’s Operator 2’s, Material Handlers, Other Logistics Personnel
Contacts: Indicate with whom, purpose, frequency, and method
· Forklift drivers 25% Verbal
· Operator I and Operator 20% Verbal
· Department Lead 10% Phone, Verbal and E-mail
· Packaging Admin 10% Phone,Verbal and E-mail
· Department Supervisor 20% Phone, Verbal and E-mail
· Department Manager 5% Phone, Verbal and E-mail
· Outside drivers and carriers, Dispatcher, Customer Op 10% Phone, Verbal and
OLAM Spices and Vegetables Ingredients provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the ground s of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.