Home Market Foods
  • 02-Nov-2018 to 30-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Norwood, MA, USA
  • Full Time

BACKGROUND

Home Market Foods (HMF) is a dynamic enterprise that has become the market leader in a number of prepared meat-based meal and snack categories. The company has grown substantially across its markets through excellence in innovation, manufacturing, and customer service.  This success has been nurtured by its ownership group and an expanding team of world-class executives. HMF is building on this track record through complementary acquisitions and a growing number of business development initiatives. HMF's business model is poised to continue to thrive and offer greater opportunities for its customers and team

 

We are based in Norwood, Massachusetts, which is comfortably within the Boston metropolitan area. HMF's facilities include a state-of-the-art plant, and R&D facility, as well as warehouse and Corporate functions.  We are focused on continued growth and are executing against various initiatives that include additional product lines, new sales channels, greater penetration of our extensive customer relationships, as well as opportunistic acquisitions.  Our success is directly dependent on attracting and retaining the best possible talent across our functions.  To this end, we are posting for a strong Industrial Engineering Manager.

 

 

OVERVIEW OF ROLE

Home Market Foods is seeking an Industrial Engineering Manager to lead a team that conducts studies in operations to maximize workflow and spatial utilization. This manager will also own future capacity capex planning and capital governance processes for the Company network.  This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering and experience in the industrial engineering field or in a related area.  We also desire a familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures, as well as someone who relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected to accomplish a wide-range of different tasks.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage 2 industrial engineering direct reports
  • Develop, document and maintain data collection methods to analyze manufacturing operations
  • Identify areas of waste reduction and track progress to ensure plant efficiency
  • Select appropriate techniques for labor measurement/management and implement with site Production Managers
  • Conduct time and resource allocation studies for various processes throughout the facility
  • Assist in development and maintenance of site standard work and controls documentation and procedures
  • Develop methods to measure variances to standards, identify out-of-control variances, determine root causes, suggest and install solutions and follow-up
  • Complete labor efficiency and utilization reports
  • Create a capital expenditure governance and prioritization process
  • Own the planning and capex investment strategy for all Company sites
  • Partner with supply chain and marketing to create and maintain a 2-5 year capacity management plan
  • Represent operations industrial engineering team in IBP step 1 and step 3 meetings
  • Assist in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles and methodologies
  • Update documentation and resource requirement standards as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in industrial engineering or a related field
  • 1-3 years of industrial engineering experience in the manufacturing industry preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective people skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD
  • Experience working with simulation software is a plus
  • Must be a self-starter and team player

 

 

POTENTIAL CAREER PATH

  • Senior Engineering and Maintenance Manager
  • Site Director
  • Supply Chain Director
  • Warehouse General Manager

 

TO APPLY

 

Please visit http://homemarketfoods.applicantpro.com/jobs/ to complete our online application form.

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