As Elevator Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing and executing day-to-day operations for elevator department ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to employee safety and food/feed Safety. To succeed, you must be able to:
Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day.
Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
Deal with and drive change.
Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
Learn and apply new technology, and share your knowledge with others.
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.
Oversees and executes day-to-day operations for department ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to employee safety and food/feed safety.
Partners with Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory experts to implement the most effective approach for complying with corporate safety policies and procedures.
Monitors production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications while providing recommendations for continuous improvements
Participate and lead process improvement initiatives including Centerlining, Preventative Maintenance, Pristine, 5S and ELEMEDS (Every Load, Every Mill, Every Day Safely)
Partners with local plant management to develop approaches for meeting/tracking efficiency standards (scorecard and metrics control, total cost of maintenance, monthly review of compliance audits, etc.)
Develops planning for future production workforce needs and participates in selection of employees
Perform grain inventory and provide corrective actions/investigations to solve for any inventory variance outside of variance range in the digital vs. physical count
Responsible for workforce engagement, recognition as well as development and coaching to hourly team members
Essential skills and experience:
Bachelor’s degree or High school diploma/GED equivalent with 4 years of production experience
Minimum of 1 years’ experience having leadership responsibilities in an elevator or industrial environment (milling, agricultural, food production, or equivalent)
Demonstrated understanding of safety hazards and protocols
Understanding of computerized maintenance management systems
Good to have:
2+ years in a leadership role within an elevator
Knowledge of maintaining, operating, and troubleshooting cleaning, and conveying systems
Training in LEAN, Six Sigma, or other manufacturing and warehousing optimization processes
Reliability centered maintenance training around packaging equipment best practices.
Physical requirements and working conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):
Ability to perform work at a computer and other administrative/managerial tasks
Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hard hat, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)
Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to work a machine-paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include:
Hot/Cold temperatures (inclement weather)
Dusty environment (to include Wheat/Gluten allergens)
Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes
Ability to perform work safely which may require:
Frequently standing, walking, rotating, bending/stooping, twisting, crouching, kneeling, balancing and reaching or lifting at varying heights and levels
Frequently climbing stairs and/or ladders
Occasionally lifting, shoveling and/or carrying
Occasionally pushing and/or pulling
Working in confined or elevated places
Must be able to read, interpret instruction and technology and communicate effectively in English
Must be willing to work alongside your team including long days (days, evenings, and nights) as well as weekends or holiday work.
Must be authorized to work in the Unites states without sponsorship now and in the future
Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test and pre-employment background check
At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.
Address:2005 South Vermillion Street, Hastings MN, 55033
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Employment Type:Full time
“When I first joined Ardent Mills, I was new to food and flour production. I wanted to learn everything I could, and the team was ready to teach. As a result, I have received more responsibility and ownership of my job”Chris Rivas - Pack Load Warehouse Utility
While the experience of applying for a job at Ardent Mills may vary from mill to mill and from role to role, it almost always involves following the same basic process outlined below:
Our talent acquisition team will review your resume to check you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for. Everyone who applies for a job at Ardent Mills receives a response from us, so we will email you to let you know the outcome whether you have been successful or not.
A member of our talent acquisition team may speak to you on the phone to find out more about you and determine whether you are potentially a good fit for the role.
If the hiring team thinks you could be the person they are looking for, you are likely to be invited to an interview.
As the successful applicant, you will be made a verbal offer followed by a written one. Once you have accepted our offer, you will need to go through a background check and potential other pre-employment contingencies, which can take up to 10 business days.