The Processing Coordinator, under the general direction of Supervisor, is responsible for coordinating the daily activities and setting up processing equipment. Responsible for maintaining product quality standards as set by the QA department.
Essential Job Duties
Coordinates the production floor schedule with supervisor daily and crew appropriately to estimate run times and inform supervisor of all production issues.
Assist in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and where applicable One Point Lessons (OPLs) for training purposes.
Communicates policies to team members and acts as liaison between leader and team member.
If applicable, completes time approvals, researches pay issues, validates punches and works centers as needed.
Provides input to and may help conduct team member evaluations in a fair and timely manner.
Participates in interviewing, training, and onboarding new team members.
Assists leadership with meetings with processing employees as needed.
Assists production employees with issues that arise during shift and troubleshoot technical issues.
If applicable, controls site specific processing standards by making machine adjustments (temperature/speed settings, production times, etc.)
Maintains log of all daily activities and prepares end of shift paperwork (i.e. raw material usage/waste, through put, etc.)
Reviews schedule and provides leadership and direction to production employees.
Performs Leader Standard Work to ensure standards, centerlines and key performance metrics are upheld.
Coordinates Maintenance support/repairs of processing areas.
Assists in coordination of raw materials needed for daily production by communicating with lead operators, warehouse personnel, managers and other shift supervisors on a regular basis.
Functions in the role of a Processing Operator as needed.
Coordinates during shift sanitation functions and performs sanitation assignments/shutdown cleanup duties as scheduled. Have a working knowledge of sanitation procedures including chemical handling.
Ensures product run off is handled appropriately in accordance to site QA policies.
Assists with implementation of plant continuous improvement efforts.
Participates in 5S program compliance.
Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personnel protection; helps keep work areas clean; stores supplies in designated areas. Keeps work area and isles/exits clear and free from obstructions; removes trash from work area. Follows instruction for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights of objects. Identifies and reports defective equipment. Reports all job related injuries to supervisor.
Where applicable, the Coordinator may:
Monitor and operate Quality Control Lab Equipment employees with checking finished product characteristics (moisture, salt, etc.).
Participate in daily KPI and informational meetings on a set frequency.
Adds caustic to cookers to maintain quality standards.
Responsible for operating and adding salt to the Salters.
Inspects flour sifters as required.
May fill in for supervisor as needed.
May be required to work mandatory overtime.
May perform other duties as required.
Scope of Responsibility
Working closely with the Production Supervisor, this position will direct employees in daily activities on the floor, assign workload and crew accordingly and must be able to plan accordingly.
This job has no direct reports, however, in this lead position, leadership skills must be exhibited.
Knowledgeand Skill Requirements
Ability to write and read reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and vendors.
Ability to apply basic math concepts. Ability to analyze data to identify specific trends.
Ability to solve practical problems independently.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.