Supervise production crews.
Utilize World Class Manufacturing techniques to drive operational results and performance measures.
Ability to coach and lead work teams to achieve performance, quality, cost and service goals.
Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and practices.
Administrative duties related to production/quality performance.
Promote and Drive continuous improvement programs utilizing common problem solving tools and methodologies in processes and procedures within the shift/ operating line/ department for root cause analysis and resolution of issues.
Actively plan and organize the day to day manufacturing operations and schedules for Production as it pertains to Meat Preparation through Packing (i.e. Trimming, Injecting, Mixing Brine, Packing, record keeping, ect.) Based on department needs.
Anticipate and drive proper alignment and prioritization between production and support teams.
Assure team members are trained and understand duties, responsibilities, and performance against established expectations.
Provide timely coaching, counseling and feedback.
Develop all line personnel by securing appropriate training, providing mentoring and assigning progressively challenging stretch responsibilities within the scope of the team and department accountabilities.
Champion positive employee relations by maintaining a high profile presence on the floor, direct engagement with employees, regular open communications and encouraging knowledge sharing and open exchange of ideas.
While Saval does big business, the feel of working for Saval is intentionally small. As an independent company with experienced and accessible management, we’re able to make improvements, address issues, and update systems quickly and efficiently. As an employee of Saval, you will help us deliver on our promise of exceptional service to our restaurant and hospitality customers.
At Saval, we believe that we have a responsibility to give back and support our local community through philanthropic initiatives and partnerships with local nonprofits and trade organizations.
In 2020 alone, Saval Foodservice worked to distribute and donate over 15,000 boxes of food goods in partnership with Johns Hopkins.
Our operations team is led by Senior Vice President Gary Peisach, who is a sitting board member of Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, a non-profit that tackles feeding impoverished and elderly clients in the Baltimore region.
One of our most successful Saval Cares Initiatives is our annual charity golf tournament that has raised over $350,000 for the Children’s Cancer Foundation since its inception over 19 years ago.
We’re a proud allied member of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington, UniPro Buying Group, and the International Association of Foodservice Distributors.
Recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as a winning Family Owned Business for 2022. Saval Foods LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
We want our employees to feel they can grow with us. Many companies claim their benefits are “comprehensive”, but we’ve taken a whole-human and whole-company approach to employee benefits.
Our Employee Assistance Program is robust and offers a variety of support services like Mental Health Counseling, Legal Advice, Travel Assistance and more.
Take control of your health with our robust options for health, dental and vision insurance, or create a custom plan with additional AFLAC or FSA benefits.
Understanding of manufacturing regulations regarding safety, quality, HACCP and GMP’s.
Experience with plant safety programs.
Willingness to work primarily during the 2ndshift, with an ability to work some day & weekends.
Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Must possess the following traits; proactive, risk taker, courage, and the ability to accept change.
BRC knowledge - plus
Bilingual – English/Spanish –plus
4 year college degree in Food Science, Management, Manufacturing or related field preferred.
3+ years experience in a meat (further processing) environment.
2+ years experience in direct supervision in a manufacturing environment.
Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and team building skills.
Proven ability to define performance measures related to the business and hold associates accountable for the same.
Ability to analyze cost performance data to improve operations and reduce costs.