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.
To efficiently schedule production lines to approved headcount routing standards. Prepares and tracks production personnel training and the attendance control records.
PRINCIPAL ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Ensure that the weekly production line staffing schedules conform with production bake sheet schedule and that all departments are staffed at approved routing headcount numbers
§ Tracks all training records including monthly mandatory Safety Training, Quality training and functional training
§ Ensures that training leads and trainers complete daily evaluation on all employees for first ten days, then weekly evaluations during probationary period.
§ Submits weekly requests for training pay to Line Supervisors for approval and submittion to HR every Friday (or as otherwise designeated)
§ Reviews time sheets on a daily basis for missing punches, vacation, sick days, floating holidays and bereavement time.
§ Log all messages to Employee Call-In Line and report tardies and absences to appropriate supervisor.
§ Maintains records and issues required discipline documents under the Attendance Control Policy, including points balances, sick day balance and vacation balance
§ Issues annual vacation bidding calendars for annual December vacation bidding
§ Interfaces with Production and Human Resources to identify staffing needs and open positions.
§ Maintains mandatory HCAAP/GMP annual training requirements.
§ Maintains and ensures all operator annual training review documents are signed
§ Maintain and Update Plant Cross Training Matrix.
Education and/or on-the-job experience needed
§ High school diploma required with at least three years scheduling experience. A college degree is preferred with at least two years relevant experience.
Industry-specific knowledge, skills & abilities needed
§ Consumer Products Goods Industry - Knowledge of food manufacturing facilities and personnel scheduling preferred
Functional/Job-Related knowledge, skills & abilities needed
§ Data Gathering & Analysis - Ability to read and interpret analytical reports
§ Ability to manage multiple deadlines and tasks in a work environment that has frequent interruptions
§ Strict adherence to confidentiality
§ Personal Computer Skills - Ability to use computer software systems
Management experience needed
Interpersonal knowledge, skills & abilities needed
§ Oral & Written Communication - Effective skills
§ Work Planning, Organization, and Execution - Self motivated with the ability to follow directions and work with minimal direction and supervision
§ Business Relationships - Ability to build service relationships and deal effectively with production managers and supervisors, human resources and line employees
§ Ability to discreetly handle confidential information
§ Normal, office conditions for most of the day
§ Ability to walk around bakery production lines, as needed.
§ No adverse or hazardous conditions
§ May require extended hours on Thursdays to complete weekly schedule