Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States such as Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies®, CupCakes, Voortman’s Cookies and Wafers.
Night Shift 6pm-6am
Implements best practices and standards for product and process to promote efficient production of consistent quality bread roll or snack products. Manage production per Key Performance Indicators.
Implement company standards for formulas, scaling weights, pan sizes, bag sizes, bake times, and all production control processes for bread, cake, and roll products.
Train, oversee, and critique production staff and overall bakery performance.
Supervise entire Production operation under the direction of the Production Manager.
Direct resources of plant and equipment toward the most efficient production of baked goods.
Coordinate with Quality Department to ensure compliance with uniform product standards.
Coordinate with Sanitation to ensure plants and equipment meet regulatory requirements for cleanliness and product safety.
Promote safety through work procedures, and employee safety programs.
Ensure that quality product is consistently provided to Sales on a timely basis.
Ensure that all union contractual obligations are fulfilled.
Coordinate and implement company policies and procedures in all areas.
High school degree or equivalent required
5 years’ relevant management experience required
Bachelor’s degree preferred with an emphasis Degree in baking science or management a plus
More than 2 years’ experience as a Supervisor is preferred
Thorough understanding of commercial high-speed bakeries and production equipment along with the affiliated departments such as Sales and Marketing, Purchasing, Shipping.
Understands the functionality of ingredients with time and temperature in the baking process.
Plans and coordinates use of manpower, ingredients, and equipment to ensure efficient production of consistent quality products.
Understands the unique equipment in a bakery production plant, along with operation of that equipment relative to the baking process. Ability to trouble shoot equipment to ensure optimum product quality is achieved.
Empowerment, Collaboration, Motivation, and Enthusiasm – effectively leads, coaches, trains, and motivates people to follow established standards.
Work Planning, Organization & Execution – Highly organized; ability to plan, direct & administer work efforts to accomplish objectives.
Effectively monitor performance of direct reports and provide feedback to improve performance.
Effective; ability to communicate both professionally and effectively with subordinates as well as with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.
Successfully coaches, trains, and follows up with people to ensure production goals are met. Flexible in approach to supporting the needs of employees.
Business Relationships – Skilled at building partnerships within the organization and coordinating with support departments.
Ability to effectively use and operate computer software programs such as MS Excel and Word and the ability to learn and use SAP.
Understands sales ordering, scheduling for efficiency, ingredient and product flow, and distribution.
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