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Plant Operations/Maintenance Resource Leader

Maintenance/Operations Resource Leader

To perform this job successfully, the Maintenance/Operations Resource Leader is responsible for effective execution of all maintenance and assigned projects within the plant and efficient and effective use of all manpower and will need to supervise a production shift while providing a safe work environment for all associates, and ensure that quality product is produced while following good manufacturing practices and Reliability procedures.  


 

 

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

 

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.
 

Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight

Regions: South



Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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