Website Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.

Job Title:            Powder Division Operations Supervisor
Business Unit:                  Gourmet Division – Powder Operations
Location:                           MFI – Watsonville, CA  910CORP
Work Schedule:                M-F 7 am- 4 pm (every other Saturday)
Reports to:                        Process Development and Powder Division Manager
Travel Time %:                 5-10%
Type of Position:              Full-Time
FLSA Status:                   Salary Exempt

Position Summary:
The Powder Division Operations Supervisor oversees Powder Division’s operations including production, sanitation, QA, maintenance, shipping, inventory, and coordination with sales.

Job Requirement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the work functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and control daily, weekly and monthly schedules of a minimum of 6 people to meet production/grinding/blending/sanitation/shipping needs.
Ensure compliance with all aspects of food safety and preventive control programs, including HACCP, GMP, environmental monitoring, sanitation program, traceability, pest control, and food defense.
Supports adherence to and documentation for PrimusGFS food safety audit protocols and CCOF Organic certification program.
Document and maintain electronic files of personnel records, such as doctors’ notes, disciplinary warnings, accident reports, chemical logs, and other records.
Oversee maintenance of work orders, inventory systems, and equipment history.
Utilizes the JDE Supply Chain program in support of Powder operations.
Manages and prepares shipping documentation for all sales activities, including a packing list, COA, NAFTA, COO, organic export certificate, commercial invoice, FEDEX/UPS labels, and BOL
Oversees, coordinates, and documents daily sanitation practices for powder facility and all production equipment.
Maintains chemical inventories, usage logs, concentration logs, and master sanitation logs, and associated documentation.
Maintains records and inventory of packaging supplies and establishes lists of approved vendors with item codes and costs.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates reports for employee productivity, production efficiency, and monthly accounting reports.
Train personnel including new employees’ initial training, position assignment training, safety training, HACCP/GMP training, plant security training, and other related QA/OSHA/IFC/PrimusGFS/training.
Maintains files of all HACCP, GMP, BOL’s, maintenance records, and all other production and QA documentation.
Manage and coordinate monthly physical count and annual inventory.
Assists R&D, Product, and Process Development teams with ongoing research with scheduling, documenting, and coordinating test runs.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Direct Reports: Powder Division leads and powder operators
In addition to managing current direct reports; this position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management within that department.
Responsible for interviewing, selecting, and training direct reports.
Is responsible for reviewing performance and administers corrective action.
Plans the work schedules, assigns duties, tracks absenteeism and reviews work to ensure quality standards.
Responsible for monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance.
Observes and practices safety and housekeeping procedures at all times.

Planning and Organizing – Engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usage, adheres to schedules and plans.
Creativity and Innovation – Initiates conceptual ideas with practical applications, develops creative strategies and opportunities, creative thinking, and problem-solving, promotes a creative climate.
Judgment and Decision Making – Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making decisions, displays intuitive judgment, shows timeliness, and conviction in making recommendations and decisions.
Teamwork and Relationship Building Skills – Assists team members in accomplishing their objectives by helping things go right, establishes effective working relationships and promotes team efforts.
Adaptability and Change Management Skills – Ability to change to fit changed circumstances. Has the skill to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.
Develops Subordinates or Self – Helps subordinates learn and grow, maintains current knowledge in the field.
Communication and Cooperation – Effectively communicate upward, downward, and laterally. Prevents unproductive responses, improves the effectiveness of communications and interactions with others.
Accountability and Productivity – Holds themselves accountable to team members, accepts responsibility for their own decisions, sustains peak performance, and solves problems that impede productivity.

Skill, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Good written and Oral communication skills
Problem-solving abilities
Time management skill
Leadership skills
Ability to multitask
Computer Literacy

Education and Work Experience:

BS or BA degree in Manufacturing, Production or related field
A minimum of 2 years of Supervisory experience that includes QA and food safety
Familiar with HACCP, GMP, OSHA, requirements
Basic knowledge of Excel and Word
Bi-lingual English/Spanish

Experience in production and/or manufacturing environments
The ability to transfer, style, tone, and culture elements accurately from one language to another.

Work Environment:
Primarily works in a general office environment, however, this position is required to actively supervise receiving, production, dehydration, grinding, blending, sifting, packaging, shipping, and sanitation operations and areas, thus may be exposed to extreme cold, heat, wet, dusty and outdoor weather conditions.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.


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