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Assistant Production Manager

Company: Hostess Brands
Location: Columbus
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Join the Hostess Brands Team and help us inspire moments of JOY for our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and each other!Job DescriptionJob Overview Implements best practices and standards for product and process to promote efficient production of consistent quality bread roll or snack products. Manage production per Key Performance Indicators. Responsibilities & DutiesImplement company standards for formulas, scaling weights, pan sizes, bag sizes, bake times, and all production control processes for bread, cake, and roll products.Train, oversee, and critique production staff and overall bakery performance.Supervise entire Production operation under the direction of the Production Manager.Direct resources of plant and equipment toward the most efficient production of baked goods.Coordinate with Quality Department to ensure compliance with uniform product standards.Coordinate with Sanitation to ensure plants and equipment meet regulatory requirements for cleanliness and product safety.Promote safety through work procedures, and employee safety programs.Ensure that quality product is consistently provided to Sales on a timely basis.Ensure that all union contractual obligations are fulfilled.Coordinate and implement company policies and procedures in all areas.QualificationsHigh school degree or equivalent required5 years' relevant management experience requiredBachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis Degree in baking science or management a plusMore than 2 years' experience as a Supervisor is preferredThorough understanding of commercial high-speed bakeries and production equipment along with the affiliated departments such as Sales and Marketing, Purchasing, Shipping.Understands the functionality of ingredients with time and temperature in the baking process.Plans and coordinates use of manpower, ingredients, and equipment to ensure efficient production of consistent quality products.Understands the unique equipment in a bakery production plant, along with operation of that equipment relative to the baking process. Ability to trouble shoot equipment to ensure optimum product quality is achieved.Empowerment, Collaboration, Motivation, and Enthusiasm - effectively leads, coaches, trains, and motivates people to follow established standards.Work Planning, Organization & Execution - Highly organized; ability to plan, direct & administer work efforts to accomplish objectives.Effectively monitor performance of direct reports and provide feedback to improve performance.Effective; ability to communicate both professionally and effectively with subordinates as well as with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.Successfully coaches, trains, and follows up with people to ensure production goals are met. Flexible in approach to supporting the needs of employees.Business Relationships - Skilled at building partnerships within the organization and coordinating with support departments.Ability to effectively use and operate computer software programs such as MS Excel and Word and the ability to learn and use SAP.Understands sales ordering, scheduling for efficiency, ingredient and product flow, and distribution.Working Conditions:Manufacturing EnvironmentHostess Brands, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, and encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Upon request, Hostess Brands, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified applicant. About Us: Hostess Brands is a leading sweet snacks company that makes, markets, and distributes our delicious treats throughout North America. Our approximately 2,600 employees put their hearts in everything they do, inspiring moments of joy by baking new and classic snacks including Hostess-- Donettes--, Twinkies--, CupCakes, Ding Dongs-- and Zingers--, as well as a variety of Voortman-- cookies and wafers.

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