at Mondelez International in Chicago, Illinois, United States
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The Labor Coordinator will be part of the Plant Operations Team at the Chicago Bakery and will report to the Labor, Education & Training Manager. The Labor Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that labor schedules are executed according to the weekly production plan including all departments, end to end, in the facility. The labor schedule is developed consistent with the skills and abilities of the people, budgeted labor standards and contractual obligations. The Labor Coordinator acts as a site expert relative to the labor scheduling system including participating in the implementation of Indeavor (labor scheduling system) along with the time management system, Kronos. This position has no direct reports but has responsibility for assigning over 500 core team members their weekly work assignment.
How you will contribute
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
+ Ensure the labor schedules are properly executed to meet the production and non-production requirements of the facility, including canvassing/calling-in for OT coverage
+ Execute the weekly and weekend labor schedules for core team members in all departments including production, sanitation, warehouse, DC, maintenance and Repack
+ Ensure the timely execution of all tasks consistent with agreements in the Union Contracts
+ Lead Labor discussions in weekly production planning meeting
+ Develop short-term and long-term labor projections and identify key labor needs in the facility
+ Work closely with Human Resources (HR) and Education & Training (E&T) to identify specific labor needs by classification
+ Work closely with the Labor, Education & Training Manager to ensure the right skills exist within the facility to execute the production schedule and non-production activities
+ Act like an owner relative to the impact labor has on the facility as it relates to variance to standard and inefficiency due to gaps in skills
+ Establish, document and ensure training of ongoing and new procedures
+ Participate in the implementation and execution of Indeavor (site labor scheduling system) including all aspects to ensure an effective system
+ Act as a site expert for Kronos and deliver targeted results through proper transaction execution
+ Communicate effectively both internally and externally and up and down through the organization
+ Extensive contact with employees and supervision relating to scheduling, vacations, sick leave, and payroll
What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:
+ Prior experience in a fast paced unionized manufacturing environment
+ Experience with labor scheduling systems and methodologies
+ Prior experience with continuous improvement efforts
More about this role
Education / Certifications:
+ Associate’s Degree from a college or university, or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Job specific requirements:
+ Excellent leadership, interpersonal and analytical skills
+ Strong computer (MS Office) and Communication Skills (Oral and Written)
+ Ability to work daily and weekend overtime (Saturday and Sunday)
+ Generally, 40-50 hours / week, flexibility around schedule is required
Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.