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B and G FOODS NORTH AMERICA Room Foreperson - R341 in Ankeny, Iowa

Ready to be part of something special?Join our Family!Job Title: Room ForepersonJob Summary:Assumes responsibility for coordinating work center operation and changeovers. Provides technical and directive leadership to packaging personnel assigned to their work center. Assists in developing and maintaining a strong training base throughout the packaging department. As a member and leader of the packaging line team this position is responsible for assuring and maintaining optimum safety, sanitation, quality and packaging standards through proper and consistent use of all available resources.Primary Job Responsibilities:Assigns, monitors, coordinates, and directs the work of personnel assigned to their work center with guidance from operations management, that results in maximum safety, sanitation, product quality, and productivity.Responsible for assigned work center performance; monitors the set-up, operation, and adjustment of work center machines and equipment; monitors and maintains product quality on assigned line and makes suggestions to supervisor on ways to resolve production problems or to maximize and improve production methods.Investigates, troubleshoots, and corrects any issues resulting in production downtime.Provides direction and leadership at the filler to ensure efficient and effective changeovers. This includes looking up product ingredients and determining the most efficient clean out process. Effectively communicates information between shifts, within the packaging department and other assigned areas. Documents findings and communicates all equipment and production issues that require maintenance or improvement to the supervisor. Performs machine maintenance that includes, but is not limited to, machine changeover, re-time handling parts, clean labeler and sealer, adjust conveyor rails, adjust and change belts and brakes on machines, etc.Assists maintenance mechanic with machine repair or adjustments.Performs duties of Line Operator to ensure production goals are met. (See Line Operator job description for details).Responsible for accurate and timely completion of all work center documentation and record keeping functions. Provides training to increase the level of work skills of packaging employees assigned to their work center(s) using all available resources. This includes but is not limited to; training of new employees, training of existing employees, changeover training, ergonomics, HAACP and sanitation/GMP training. Sign off on work center employee training records.Instructs line personnel on how to minimize/decrease waste and downtime between and during production runs; ensures team members are cleaning and or receive training during unscheduled downtime. Assists in the development and implementation of the process text.Provides input that contributes to the development of new or existing packaging processes and procedures.Conducts required Operational Checks (daily and weekly) of production equipment in assigned work center and document findings.Directs team members in assigned work center(s) on bottle size changes. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting maintenance personnel, as directed by operations management. Demonstrates safe work practices (leads by example) and directs team members, as needed, to prevent on the job injuries by following all Company and OSHA safety regulations.Sets up production line prior to start of shift.Identifies and performs lock-out tag-out functions on the line.Assists the Working Foreman and Supervisor in organizing new or unusual line activities.Performs other duties as assigned not an essential function.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Must have the ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work.Mechanical aptitude, which includes an understanding of machine operations and interactions and use of various tools and equipment, used to complete job responsibilities.Ability to assign, coordinate and monitor the work tasks of others.Knowledge of in