STEVEN CHARLES

Process Lead (Line Centric Leadership) - Aurora

Aurora, CO
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Job Description

Process Lead (Line Centric Leadership)

Posted: Sunday, 6/2/2024
Process Lead (Line Centric Leadership)
Opportunity Overview

Are you ready to elevate your career in manufacturing operations and be a part of creating the world's best desserts? Dessert Holdings partners with some of North America’s most iconic chains to bring people together to celebrate life’s sweetest moments! We have an amazing opportunity to join a high-growth organization and pave the way for future career advancement.
Dessert Holdings is looking for a Process Lead (part of a line-centric leadership team) to work as part of a team to achieve breakthrough results by elevating a production line and building technical capability, particularly through mastery of process control. Working under the Operations Line Leader, this individual will support the line/area by driving out top losses across a 24-hour production line, through ownership of data integrity and process centerlines. Leveraging the discipline of continuous improvement tools and a servant-leader mentality, this individual will coach team members to build up capability of the team and eliminate losses.
Compensation Range: We offer a competitive salary range of $70,000 - $90,000 per year, based on your experience, skills, and education.

The Day-to-Day
  • Using data and analysis, build up capability of the line team and maximize its output
  • Lead identification of centerline targets, document standards, and coach the line team to identify problems and execute improvements
  • Identify and address safety risks related to equipment and changeover activity
  • Apply advanced data analysis tools to expose and eliminate losses
  • Lead the team in closing the gap against specific metrics to improve timeliness and success of changeovers
  • Partner with other team leaders to identify and solve problems

What You Bring to the Team
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a strong preference for Engineering degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant manufacturing experience
  • Advanced data analysis, statistical, and mathematical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems and familiarity with SQF, HACCP, and GMP practices to ensure safety and quality
  • Shift flexibility including extended hours, weekends or holidays as needed

About Dessert Holdings
Dessert Holdings is North America’s fastest-growing premium dessert company, recognized for provide retail and foodservice customers with chef-inspired, innovative desserts made with real ingredients, a flexible and low-cost supply chain, and best-in-class service. The company is a collection of premium dessert companies and brands: Steven Charles, The Original Cakerie, Lawler’s Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company, and Dianne’s Fine Desserts. Dessert Holdings is owned by Bain Capital, employees more than 3,200 people across eight manufacturing facilities, and is continuing its journey of rapid growth.
EEO Statement
Dessert Holdings and its related entities provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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STEVEN CHARLES At A Glance

How We Became the Country’s Dessert Experts! It all began with a small batch of delightfully creamy cheesecakes in a one-room L.A. bakery; Steven Fabos had discovered his neighborhood’s appetite for sophisticated sweets. Growing demand for his fresh, gourmet desserts led to a decade-long scaling venture in Colorado and North Carolina, where his creations inspired a national following. The final touch in the success recipe arrived from Venezuela in the form of Charles Kosmont — whose agricultural prowess and passion for the world’s finest, freshest ingredients created the perfect pairing. Together, they pioneered dessert sophistication to make the Steven Charles brand synonymous with gourmet dessert expertise. There’s a reason Steven Charles – A Dessert Company supplies desserts for some of the largest restaurant concepts in the country — they innovate gourmet creations while operating a supply chain that supports big business. Proud of their minority supplier status and convinced that diversity enables superior service, Steven Charles has chosen women to hold three of four chief officer roles.
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