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MES Operational Specialist - Evening Shift in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement training around SOPs and audits team members as necessary.
  • Tailors training approach to meet the learning needs of team members.
  • Works directly with the MES team ith problem solving and plans of action when transactional discipline is not maintained in a department
  • Frequency monitors employee successes, scorecards and provides additional guidance where needed. Provides performance feedback to department management.
  • Monitor the daily scorecards and work closely with operations to ensure transactional discipline across all areas of production.
  • Actively follow-up and collaborate with plant operations to determine the root cause of inventory inaccuracies.
  • Looks for opportunities at a plant level for system improvements - brings forth successes/ideas that will benefit the organization.
  • Analyzes instructional situations and develops an effective course of action to achieve maximum learning by the associates(s)
  • Ownership of on the floor scan auditing/transactional discipline, error tracking and reporting - ability to be trained at a level where knowledge allows for data manipulation and error fixes.
  • Immediate trouble shooting on MES hardware (scanning, scales, human error).
  • On the floor, direct observations and follow-up.
  • Supports FSQM maintenance and implementation, including initial rollouts, data collection, improvements and key learnings
  • Maintenance and tracking of access levels for new and existing users.
  • Maintenance and updating of reporting tools, data collection.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field highly preferred
  • 1-2 years’ plant level operational experience in CPG (ex. quality, production, inventory management, etc.).
  • Exposure to research, data collection and analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to multitask.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) for written and verbal translation preferred.
  • Ability to provide clear direction in a patient manner.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze graphs and charts.
  • Ability to solve routine problems.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Training background preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends occasionally and as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other locations to train, as needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) computer-based training.
  • Experience with MES, WMS and ERP systems is strongly desired.
  • Familiarity in SAP is strongly desired.

Skills

Preferred

  • Team Building Advanced
  • Explaining Advanced
  • Dependable Advanced
  • Coaching Advanced

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

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