Plant Operations Resource Leader

King Soopers Bakery Plant - Denver, CO3.4

Company Name: King Soopers Bakery Plant
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:
Plan, coordinate and supervise daily activities of assigned department; ensure efficient operations. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:
Direct area supervisors and associates in the proper usage of safe manufacturing practices, including the hazards of particular products being produced and ensure accountability
Validate proper scheduling to maximize line efficiency while minimizing labor costs
Communicate plan needs of the service groups to the needs of the production area, including changeovers, preventative maintenance, waste and material needs for the current and following production day
Communicate and follow up on any quality or safety defects to all levels of the organization for prompt evaluation
Support and participate in the plant safety process
Oversee all areas of the plant to ensure SQR standards are being met on all products
Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5 years of equivalent experience and training
Knowledge of department operations and procedures
Ability to understand complex verbal and written instructions
Working knowledge of Total Process Control (TPC) practices and procedures

Desired Previous Job Experience:
Manufacturing plant supervisor experience

Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Midwest; Mountain; West

States: Colorado