Whey Process Supervisor
Company: Valley Queen Cheese Factory
Posted on: November 20, 2023
This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the
whey plant while effectively leading employees to safely and
efficiently produce the specified quality and quantity of products
meeting all in process and customer quality specifications.
- Ensure all quality standards and procedures are maintained,
including Food Quality and Food Safety standards.
- Participate on cross functional teams and meetings to ensure
the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods,
productivity, Good Manufacturing Practices, safety and quality,
while working to reduce costs where possible.
- Coordinate all shift activities to ensure maximum efficiency of
production and sanitation functions and coordinate with the
proceeding and/or following shifts to ensure a smooth and efficient
transition between shifts.
- Evaluate processes and methods, recommend measures to improve
production, equipment performance, utilization of people, safety
and quality of product.
- Act as a technical resource to address and resolve inquiries
and problems regarding production or quality and assist workers in
solving work problems.
- Maintain and control departmental supplies, tools, equipment,
etc. and order as necessary.
- Ensure the completion of all required production paperwork,
records, inventory, inspection, sanitation reports, documentation,
processing/CIP charts, maintenance work orders, etc.
- Ensure compliance with all safety and work rules and
regulations, and departmental housekeeping standards.
- Assist in troubleshooting equipment failures when
- Demonstrate leadership by implementing programs in training,
safety, communications, performance recognition, and internal
employee development in order to ensure peak employee
- Responsible for project management, implementation and training
in assigned area of WPC80 or Lactose.
- Understand and contribute to the department's level 2
scorecard. Develop and maintain a level 3 scorecard for their
specific area of responsibility.
- Operate and monitor assigned food safety preventative controls
including verification activities, equipment operation, records
requirements, corrective action database and complete the required
periodic training requirements.
- Decision Making
- Teamwork Oriented
- Problem Solving/Analysis
- Communication Proficiency
- Detail Oriented
- Conflict Management
This position is directly responsible for hiring and performance
management of whey plant employees.
This job operates in a food production environment. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
exposed to chemicals, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The
noise level in the work environment can be loud.
Please refer to the separate functional job description for this
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, hours of work will vary with a
minimum of 45 hours per week. Day shift hours of work will be on an
alternating schedule. Night shift hours of work will be on an
alternating schedule, based on coverage needs. This position will
work alternating weekends.
Occasional travel is expected for this position.
Required Education, Experience & Certifications
High school diploma or GED is required for this position.
Proficiency in basic computer skills.
Preferred Education, Experience & Certifications
Associates degree in related technical field or equivalent number
of years in a manufacturing facility, specifically food grade.
Prior supervisory experience desired. Bilingual in
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of responsibilities, duties or
tasks that are required of the employee for this job.
Responsibilities, duties and tasks may change at any time with or
without notice. Associated topics: captain, fire captain, general
manager, lieutenant, manager, planning operations, police captain,
police chief, supervisor, team lead
Keywords: Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Sioux Falls , Whey Process Supervisor, Other , Watertown, South Dakota
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