This is a full time position

Title: Shift Administrator 

Location:  Fort Morgan, Colorado

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Position Overview

The Western Sugar Cooperative has a challenging opportunity for a Shift Administrator.  This position is responsible for providing supervision and leadership to support and cover for the Shift Supervisor and overall shift operations.  Responsible for assisting the Shift Supervisor in directing process and maintenance activities of the factory in a manner that produces quality products at the lowest unit cost.  The Shift Administrator, during non-processing times, will direct and assist in the mechanical repair of equipment as well as the installation of capital equipment.


Essential Functions

  • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership
  • Responsible for supporting and adhering to the Company’s core values, mission, and codes of conduct
  • The purpose of this position is to assist the Shift Supervisors in directing process and maintenance activities of the factory in a manner that produces quality products at the lowest unit cost
  • The primary duty is to provide supervision and leadership to support overall shift operations, to include, but not limited to orientation, training, facility tours, payroll, mentoring, corrective actions, purchase orders, etc.
  • During non-processing times, the Shift Administrator directs and assists in the mechanical repair of equipment as well as the installation of capital equipment
  • Produce a quality product within specifications with minimal waste of product or resources, while complying with all company and regulatory standards and specifications
  • Ensure maximum factory output through prudent factory operation
  • Ensure all safety, sanitation, process accounting, product quality, environmental, and staffing functions comply with company policy and procedures
  • Conduct observational safety assessments/walk-a-rounds, enforce safety work rules, and ensure shift safety meetings are conducted in a meaningful and timely manner
  • Communicate clearly verbally and in writing with crew on processing and labor-management topics
  • Identify sugar beet delivery problems and working with the Agriculture Department to correct
  • Ensure maintenance, quality control, and shipping functions are performing within established guidelines
  • Ensure compliance with all good manufacturing practices
  • To work closely with other Shift Administrators to ensure handovers are effectively communicated
  • Ensures employees are trained to perform the task of the job required on the shift in a safe and efficient manner
  • Actively participates all continuous improvement initiatives
  • Maintains housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace
  • Responsible for ensuring the Company’s resources are used in an effective manner to ensure the best operating costs


Skill & Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required, some college or bachelor’s degree in management, engineering business or related field preferred
  • 2-3 years of Supervisory experience preferred, but open to person with no experience but has demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of the sugar beet refining process or production process
  • Understanding of product quality standards, HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), sanitation procedures, and good manufacturing practices
  • Awareness for environmental and OSHA compliance
  • Strong analytical skills
  • An aptitude for shift work in a process manufacturing environment
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer competence (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Strong customer focus mind-set
  • Solid leadership and influencing skills
  • Friendly, supportive, results oriented, and collaborative


Travel Requirements: Up to 5%


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It is the policy of The Western Sugar Cooperative not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination.

Western Sugar Cooperative is a Drug Free workplace