Senior Program Officer, Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA)

Louis Dreyfus

Senior Program Officer, Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA)

Claypool, IN
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    As directed by the plant superintendents, this position is responsible for supervising a shift of production staff at a soybean crushing and biodiesel plant. Primary function is to ensure quality products are produced in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with established production schedules.

    Responsibilities

    •Accountable for the production, safety and quality of the shift team. •Helps plan the daily activities of production staff, issues work assignments accordingly. •Maintains proper coverage by managing production staffing schedules. •Coordinates production start-ups, shut-downs and changeovers. •Responds to production issues or alarms and leads investigations as necessary. •Assures that production employees work safely and follow established safety procedures. •Assures that established environmental procedures are followed and recordkeeping requirements are met. •Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to area of responsibility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to. •Ensures employees are provided required training for area and jobs and tasks prior to assigning work. Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in orderly and safe •Promptly reports unsafe working conditions to management and communicates potential hazards to affected employees. •Promptly reports all incidents to management and conducts incident investigation as soon as practicable; no later than 24 hours from time of incident.

    Additional Responsibilities •Collects shift productivity information and records it in the plant’s data management system. •Serves as the liaison between the plant superintendents and the production staff. •Reports any manufacturing equipment issues to maintenance staff. •Notifies plant superintendents of potential safety hazards, operational inconsistencies and employee incidents. •Creates a productive, safe and efficient shift culture through positive leadership example of working safely. •Conducts shift safety meetings including, recognition, education and motivation plus delivers job-related training to production staff to increase efficiency and safety. •Investigates and prepares reports for safety and environmental accidents and near-misses. •Coaches staff on the Company’s performance expectations and provides ongoing performance feedback. •Assists with production functions as necessary (e.g., handles materials, operates equipment).

    Company Conformance Statements In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following: •Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. •Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public. •Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company. •Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

    Required Skills

    Basic qualifications: •Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery. •General knowledge of Process Safety Management. •Ability to operate machinery and computer systems while maintaining compliance with regulatory safety requirements, e.g., OSHA (including PSM), EPA, USDA, ISO 9000 and B-Q-9000. •Ability to climb stairs and ladders as well as work at heights; manage confined space entry, withstand extended periods of walking and standing; and move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more, which requires bending and lifting. •Mechanical aptitude. -Basic math skills. •Proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing software (e.g., Excel and Word).

    Preferred qualifications: •Well organized, self-motivated and action oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment. •Effective communication skills.

    Required Experience

    Basic qualification: •Four years of production/processing experience in an industrial setting, with two years in a supervisory/leadership role.

    Preferred qualification: •Soybean processing or ethanol industry experience.

  • Qualifications

    Basic qualifications: •Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery. •General knowledge of Process Safety Management. •Ability to operate machinery and computer systems while maintaining compliance with regulatory safety requirements, e.g., OSHA (including PSM), EPA, USDA, ISO 9000 and B-Q-9000. •Ability to climb stairs and ladders as well as work at heights; manage confined space entry, withstand extended periods of walking and standing; and move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more, which requires bending and lifting. •Mechanical aptitude. -Basic math skills. •Proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing software (e.g., Excel and Word).

    Preferred qualifications: •Well organized, self-motivated and action oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment. •Effective communication skills.

  • Industry
    Financial Services