Position Overview

The Western Sugar Cooperative has a challenging opportunity for a Shift Supervisor. This position is responsible for managing the shift and all direct reports. The Shift Supervisor ensures the smooth running of the production process and ensures that all products are produced to the right specifications. The Shift Supervisor ensures that all employees comply with the Company’s Health and Safety procedures.

 

Essential Functions

  • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership
  • Responsible for supporting and adhering to the Company’s core values
  • Has a working knowledge of the Beet and Sugar ends
  • Takes full responsibility of the shift in terms of management of staff, management of production and quality targets, and ensures the smooth running of the production process
  • Responsible for the quality produced during the shift and holds employees accountable for adhering to the companies quality systems, process, and procedures
  • Manages, develops, and motivates direct reporting staff
  • Monitors, measures, and reports on production related process performance and general issues
  • Ensures good communications are given either verbally or written to all members of staff
  • Ensures that Health and Safety rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift and all matters relating to this are dealt with using the resources within the shift and in line with the Company’s health and safety policy and procedures
  • Has excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills and ensures that all employees can identify root causes and take fast effective action to resolve problems
  • Works closely with other Shift Supervisors to ensure production handovers are effectively communicated
  • Ensures that 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 required, some college or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of Supervisory experience preferred, but open to person with no experience but has demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, and quality
  • Experience using root cause analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer competence (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must be able to handle several priorities at one time
  • Strong customer focus mind-set
  • Solid leadership and influencing skills
  • Friendly, results-oriented, and collaborative

 

Travel Requirements, if any (please indicate percentage):

Up to 5%

 

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