Job description :
This position ensures the production of quality baked goods by coordinating the activities and staff involved with the production of all baked goods; maintaining effective staff relations and facilitating intradepartmental relations.
Accomplished production staff results by communicating job expectations, monitoring and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
Maintains proper staff levels by assisting in training employees, and developing personal growth opportunities.
Maintains quality by establishing, enforcing, and improving upon organization standards; and troubleshooting products for quality standards.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of equipment and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
Maintains workflow by monitoring steps in the process; scheduling staff scheduling breaks and job rotations; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
Ensures operation of equipment by troubleshooting problems; calling for repairs, and assisting evaluation and selecting new equipment.
Performs production tasks and ensures quality by working in the mixing area, proof oven, and overseeing the operations of all other areas.
Facilitates effective intradepartmental relations by communicating with other departments on quality and other production issues; and resolving issues.
Ensures effective employee administration by monitoring the preparation and submission of all paperwork required (payroll, attendance, etc.)
Administers employee performance standards by monitoring employee performance and conducting employee performance reviews.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications, skills and experience :
Candidates must be responsible; self-motivated; willing to accept challenges, set goals, and strive for completion; follow instructions; exercise good judgment; capable of setting priorities and managing multiple products. In addition, education is a supervisor or previous experience in supervision is desirable.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalency
Experience in a production environment preferred
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of sanitation and safety procedures
Knowledge of machine operation and maintenance
Ability to read and write
Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions
Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations
Attention to detail to ensure proper recipes are followed
Ability to frequently lift objects weighing one to fifty pounds
Flexible in the number of hours worked day today
Good communication skills
About us :
Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.
EEO statement :
We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.