Company: Baldwin Richardson Foods
Posted on: August 7, 2022
WHO WE ARE
Baldwin Richardson Foods, Co. is a global manufacturer of custom
food and beverage ingredients and one of the largest
African-American family-owned and-operated businesses in the food
industry. The Company has strong supply relationships with some of
the world's largest Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Quick Service
Restaurant (QSR) and Food Service customers. Iconic, global food
brands entrust Baldwin Richardson Foods as their partner to deliver
the highest quality products that exceed industry standards. The
Company also manufactures and markets Mrs. Richardson's Ice Cream
Toppings and Nance's Mustards and Condiments. Baldwin Richardson
Foods has manufacturing locations in Macedon, NY and Williamson,
NY; Corporate Offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Food Innovation
Center Westmont, IL. This role is located at our NY production
WHAT WE NEED
Responsible for the management and coordination of the production
team on a shift to meet customer needs and achieve standards
related to cost, line efficiencies, waste, safety and productivity.
Leads key production initiatives such as safety, lean manufacturing
programs, training and other production related activities as
assigned. This role is also the backup to the Plant Manager with
daily production initiatives including maintaining a high quality,
clean, safe, and efficient work environment that meets all customer
This role is located at our Macedon, NY facility .
Eligible candidates must have reliable transportation. The facility
is not on a bus route.
We are currently hiring for 2nd shift (4:00pm-12:30am)
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Leads production staff by clearly defining job responsibilities and
standards of performance.
Maintains workflow by monitoring the steps of the process;
observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and
resources; developing reporting procedures and systems; and
initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between
Utilizes machinery and personnel to get maximum production and
efficiency for each production run. Works to reduce and eliminate
all sources of waste including raw materials, time, and equipment
failures. Evaluates performance and quality of product.
Reviews final weekly production schedules to determine types,
quantities, and specifications of products to plan department
Coordinates activities with the other shift superintendents
according to work order requirements, established priorities and
availability of employees, parts, materials and equipment.
Assures material, resources, and equipment preparedness in support
of day-to-day production requirements.
Conducts daily shift meetings to communicate required company and
shift specific information through the utilization of Redzone.
Ensures adequate preparation for incoming shift to be successful by
providing concise, accurate and detailed shift reports to incoming
shift which communicates variations and activities that could
Evaluates and manages employee performance by clearly defining job
responsibilities and standards of performance; providing clear,
thorough, timely feedback; and addressing performance problems and
issues promptly. Thoroughly and sensitively provides constructive
Assists in interviewing and hiring of staff, on assigned shift, and
cross-functionally as requested by other hiring managers.
Conducts ongoing assessment and training needs identification
including maintaining the training / skill matrix for employees
assigned to their team.
Provides leadership and accountability for achieving targets for
assigned areas of specialized responsibility such as safety,
training, lean manufacturing, yield improvements, processing, and
packaging continuous improvement.
Completes and analyzes Shift Reports on a daily basis and
recommends continuous improvement initiatives for these production
metrics with the Production Manager.
Assists the Production Manager with supporting the variable budgets
for production operations and with analyzing and justifying capital
WHAT YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
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
BS degree in Engineering with 1-2 years of co-op experience in a
manufacturing setting, or a HS diploma plus five (5) years of
manufacturing experience and two (2) years in a Production
Supervisor (or equivalent) role.
Must possess a strong drive, demonstrating results-driven
leadership to achieve desired outcomes and objectives.
Must possess a desire to receive mentorship and development for
future opportunities in manufacturing leadership or process
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations (such
as federal and state labor laws, EPA, OSHA and food safety)
Organization skills and willingness to assume accountability for
plant practices required.
Results driven leadership, with the ability to work under pressure
in a fast-paced, time-sensitive. environment with shifting
priorities and multiple deadlines.
Ability to build, coach and motivate personnel, while holding
employees accountable for result.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Basic mechanical aptitude required. Position requires hands-on
capability to operate all machinery and equipment. Training will be
Ability to demonstrate leadership skills such as planning,
organizing, staffing, leading, controlling & communicating.
Continuous improvement oriented.
Due to SQF regulations, all employees must be able to fluently
read, write, and converse in the English language. Conversational
Spanish a plus.
Experience with RedZone preferred
Experience with SAP ERP a plus
Generous benefits package, including low premium and out-of-pocket
medical/dental/vision costs, vacation, sick, 401k with matching,
holiday, birthdays off, designated holidays and floating
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