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Distribution Supervisor in Breinigsville, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Distribution or Operations Supervisor will have direct responsibility for the shift supervised and full accountability for the Shipping operations, employee relations, order accuracy, and employee safety issues during that shift.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support the department in preparing and adhering to the department budget. Always seeking innovative ways to improve efficiencies, service and to reduce costs.
  • Coordinate the Shipping and Transport schedule and work closely with other departments.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with collective bargaining unit and ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the labor contract (if applicable).
  • Schedule, assign and direct workforce.
  • Train, monitor and evaluate workforce.
  • Create a culture of safety and teamwork in the department.
  • Ensure that employees are in compliance with all safety rules and GMPs.
  • Participate in and lead LEAN manufacturing activities as needed.
  • Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the SQF system.
  • Responsible for entering all data for related tracking programs.
  • Processing of payroll for all distribution employees using the Kronos System.
  • Record and balance produced and purchased product during the designated shift. Follow-up on discrepancies with production and/or producing plants during the shift.
  • Review route accounting after the run. Follow up with DM and production on discrepancies.
  • Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from
  • occurring.
  • Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits.

Job Requirements

  • Associates degree in business or related field preferred.
  • Three years of distribution supervisory experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Working knowledge of computers, including MS office applications.
  • Management experience in a union environment preferred (if applicable).
  • Willingness to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays. BBU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.