Unilever Manufacturing Supervisor (Night Shift) in Jefferson City, Missouri

Shift: 6 PM - 6 AM - Work 3 nights one week and 4 nights the alternating week.

Background & Purpose of the Job

The incumbent is responsible for driving current and future manufacturing performance in the areas of Safety, Productivity, Cost, Quality, Delivery and Morale using World Class Manufacturing (WCM) operating framework. This includes managing the shift crew and manufacturing activities as well as working individually and on teams to identify areas of opportunity to cause beneficial change.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

Managing manufacturing activities during the designated shift by leading and motivating shift employees in all areas including safety, efficiency, loss management, quality, and continuous improvement (WCM).

Efficiencies/outputs/product priorities – The Supervisor will be responsible for reporting of production efficiencies and quantities. This task includes all pertinent data relating to the operation of the production floor. Although these duties may be assigned, as needed, ultimately the Supervisor is responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of data. Daily the Supervisor will review the production schedule, review the shift change log and confer with scheduling to determine any priority changes in production and to assess any potential obstacles to the successful completion of the schedule.

Accountable for the productivity of the site during off-shifts. This requires contacting appropriate resources for issue resolution, providing alternative duties in the event of breakdown or material shortage, monitoring general performance and behavior of employees, and adjusting crewing or call in replacements as necessary. This requires interfacing with Facilities Support, Material Planning, Quality Support, Warehouse and other department supervisors to ensure efficient operation to meet plant goals.

Quality - The Supervisor will review quality standards with employees and provide counseling, assessment and training where necessary. The Supervisor will provide Quality Services with communication of any suspect or hold items. Additionally, the Supervisor will provide completed NCN Reports and insure the continuity of the storage and isolation of materials.

Area Lead and Technical Operator development/follow-up – Supervisor will work closely with ALs & TOs and provide clear direction for them to carry out the duties of their job. Supervisor will provide feedback to these leaders in order to improve the efficient operation of the shift including the assignment of labor, completion of data collection activities and the management of daily operations. The incumbent will ideally develop a career path and progression plan for their shift hourly leads in these roles.

Facilitating required training programs to employees. (SHE, WCM, Quality, etc.)

Utilizing Kronos Timekeeping System to maintain weekly record of hours worked, along with explanation of overtime hours worked and ensures hours worked, vacation, personal hours, absences, etc. are correctly documented so employees are paid accurately. Regularly cascading/communicating site targets and goals from the Leadership Team to shift crews, consistently and accurately.

Employee development – The Supervisor should provide consistent and regular feedback to their employees pertaining to job performance, attendance and compliance with company policies and rules. Supervisors must be objective and provide guidance for aiding the employee in improving areas which are below standards. Supervisors will have an active role in employee relations programs on their shifts and drive positive employee relations through various reward and recognition programs.

Participating in controlling fixed and variable cost expenditures.

Leading Positive employee relations on designated team/shift aligned to site Positive Employee Relations including strong execution of Reward and Recognition activities, Communication Improvements, Training Opportunities and consistent application of Policies and guidelines. In addition, the incumbent will support Unilever's "open door policy" and work collaboratively with hourly employees to resolve employee concerns at the factory floor level.Promoting and maintaining a safety oriented culture.

The Supervisor is responsible for leading and delivering WCM projects specific to attacking factory and business losses as identified by CD pillar.

Other duties may be assigned.

· You’re a born leader: Ability to develop teams in dynamic and adaptive work industry and department

· You’re a story teller: Coordinate and cooperate with Production teams using data to ensure best solutions for the facility for the needs of today, and future needs.

· You’re a paradox navigator: Manages multiple workstreams, and manages needs of both production & innovation

· You’re a culture & change champion: Constantly coordinates with multiple teams to ensure best solutions for our facility & employees

What You’ll Need To Succeed

· BA or BS degree from a recognized institution is preferred; Technical discipline such as engineering/food science/industrial management also preferred.

· Minimum 1 year demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment required.

· Food manufacturing and team supervision leadership experience preferred.

· Proficient in the use of PCs.

· Ability to lead and motivate, delegation skills, knowledge of process and processing equipment and a mechanical aptitude.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions.Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions.If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results, Motor Vehicle Records check and background investigation.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results, Motor Vehicle Records check, Credit check, and background investigation.

Employment may subject to verification of Motor Vehicle Records check

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Jefferson City-Jefferson City -2900 W Truman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night Job

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 18000D1N