Jack Link's 2nd Shift Operations Supervisor M-Th 430p-3a in Underwood, Iowa
Running with Sasquatch is more than just a clever marketing campaign. As a Jack Link’s team member, Running with Sasquatch means we roll up our buffalo plaid sleeves and do the hard work first. We don’t shy away from challenges. In fact, we push hard and take risks. True to our North Woods roots, we're a bunch of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things by driving results with innovation, creativity and a clear sense of urgency. Like our awesome protein products, we have an unwavering passion for quality, and you won’t find anything artificial here. What you see is what you get… authentic, humble and fun people who Run with Sasquatch!
Running with Sasquatch takes a team. We invite you to run with us, succeed with us, and celebrate with us. Most importantly, Feed Your Wild Side with us on our journey to be the dominant global leader of branded protein snacks!
Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link’s produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, World Kitchens Jerky, Bifi and Peperami.
Oversees all Team Members in the Operations department on 2nd shift. Plans, directs, and coordinates the work activities and resources necessary to accomplishes production goals. Communicates expectations to team; plan monitoring, and appraising results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensures smooth operation of processes at the Underwood distribution center
Ensure safety observations are being performed to coach and counsel associates on safety procedures
Plan and manage all financial aspects, including operating budget and expenses along with staffing levels and productivity to maintain a cost-effective operation
Improves operational effectiveness by streamlining business work processes, procedures and improving information transfer between internal departments
Drive operational changes and foster continuous improvement
Manages day to day operations to mitigate the company’s fixed and variable costs
Aligns company wide goals and objectives to internal resources, eliminates redundant work processes and procedures, and enacts plans to reduce overall business costs
Establishes and implements departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with management and staff members as necessary
Provides a working environment that allows employees to reach their full potential
Effectively manage conflict resolution between employees and between internal departments
Hires, trains, evaluates and develops employees
Working with Human Resources, implements employee corrective action procedures when necessary
Responsible for inventory & supply chain management, as well as logistics requirements
Uses reports and analysis to find ways to reduce production costs while lowering the cost of inventory, and delivering the product to customers in a cost-efficient manner
Monitors businesses and agencies to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES:
Experience in LEAN
Ability to work cross functionally with teams both on and off site
P&L management experience
Strong leadership skills
Write or help facilitate the creation of SOP’s/Standard Work
Works with HR to Develop standards for training, team engagement, and hiring
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of distribution center models and logistics processes
Ability to communicate professionally with people both inside and outside the organization
Excellent problem solving skill
Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to travel as needed
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma or GED required;
5 years’ experience in distribution management;
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Jack link's is a family-owned, family-run business, and the #1 manufacturer of protein snacks worldwide.
Steady, predictable shifts
A passionate team
Strong family values
Career opportunities with a goal to promote from within
Competitive pay including a bonus plan
Great benefits including a medical plan, dental plan and vision plan
Paid Time Off (PTO) and holiday pay
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. Travel may be required.
Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerJack Link's is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
E-VerifyJack Link's provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new Team Member’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We do not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that Jack Link’s has violated our responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.