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Packaging - Team Leader II

Company: United States Sugar Corp
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Why U.S. Sugar?Employees are our most valuable asset. When we succeed, our employees succeed. Many have an ownership stake in our privately held business through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). As we grow, we hire new employees who are knowledgeable, energetic and committed to keeping us on the cutting-edge of our industry. We reward them with challenging work, opportunities to learn and grow, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive work environment where safety is our top priority.Position Summary: Supervise the daily operations of the Packaging Department, Packaging Warehouse, Bulk Loading and Screening Tower Areas. Responsible to plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of packaging, bulk loading, and mechanical maintenance techniques, procedures and criteria.Essential Duties:

  • This position requires shift work, including recall and mandatory overtime for stoppages
  • Abide by and enforce all Company policies outlined in the Employee Handbook and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Demonstrate adherence to all safety regulations and proper use of related industrial and food safety equipment and tools of the trade.
  • Regularly verify raw and packaged inventory manually, compare to computerized supply chain management, and solve discrepancies. Determine need to alter packaging schedule based on inventory level, available manpower and machinery, warehouse limitations, and implement alternate schedule.
  • Conduct daily safety meetings at the start of each shift, assign personnel to schedules, and supervise work assignments.
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical and instrument, and personnel stoppages.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify predictive maintenance patterns, and schedule all preventative/reactive maintenance with consideration to available sugar inventory and order requests in order to maximize production. Required to maintain detailed records of maintenance activities including the use of a computerized maintenance management system, and coordination with outside departments for advanced maintenance.
  • Manage the Quality Control (QC) process by routinely reviewing QC reports at each work station, performing independent QC tests, compiling QC reports, and forwarding/reporting all to the QC/QA Team Leader.
  • Manage bulk loading and screening tower operations including, but not limited to, bulk rail, bulk truck, and liquid tanker loading.
  • Successfully participate in and complete all training sessions or certifications related to the position.
  • Demonstrate physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Applicant must be in good health and physically able to perform all phases of the work.Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise, evaluate, train and discipline Packaging workers across diverse job categories, including, but not limited to, machine operators, mechanics, equipment handlers, loaders, and laborers.Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • 5 years experience in Packaging, Refining, Warehouse, Operations or Manufacturing. Supervisory experience preferred.
    • Operational proficiency in computers and software, with experience using basic spreadsheet functions of Microsoft Excel.
    • Applicant must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to comprehend instructions on the job and in the classroom, and to ensure personal and co-worker safety on the job.
    • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, up to and including adding and subtracting decimals and measurement conversions.
    • New hires must pass a drug test and other pre-employment background screening, and successfully complete any required training or orientation course.Working Conditions:50% of the work environment is conducted while walking on concrete flooring, in a loud environment, around moving machinery, and regularly exposed to varying temperatures. Will wear PPE, i.e.: steel toe footwear, hard hat, goggles, hair/beard net, and/or ear plugs.25% of the work environment requires sitting and operating computerized software, using repetitive motions.25% of the work environment requires inspecting machinery, processes, and production, which includes crouching, kneeling, bending, climbing and reaching while being exposed to heights. This information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this position. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. This description supersedes and previous or undated descriptions for this position. Management has the right to add or change the duties for this position at any time.Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyUnited States Sugar Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: United States Sugar Corp, Louisville , Packaging - Team Leader II, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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