Location: Waco, TX 

About Hello Bello:

Hello Bello is so much more than just a baby company – we're on a mission. We believe in 'Premium for All' and are committed to creating the highest quality products at the most reasonable cost, because every child deserves the best. We believe in doing better for babies, parents, and the planet. We believe in doing good and giving back. We believe in exceeding expectations and going above and beyond. And while it's all serious business to us, we also believe in having fun – and we try to with product design, content, and community. And obviously with each other, too. Join us!

Role Summary: 

Hello Bello is looking for a strong leader to join our team as a Shift Operations Manager at our new Fulfillment and Manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas. You will be responsible for supervising a large manufacturing operations team on assigned shifts with the goal of promoting a safe and highly efficient production operation to produce our best-in-class plant-based diapers. As our first Shift Operations Manager, you will train and mentor associates, contribute to continuous process improvement and ensure that proper quality, sanitation and safety guidelines are being met on a daily basis.

Responsibility:

  • Lead and inspire a team of 40+ manufacturing operators and technicians, including all performance management related tasks, such as coaching, guiding and developing the team while continuously improving labor efficiency and utilization
  • Ensure that all operators are properly trained to operate the equipment in a safe, productive, and efficient manner
  • Works directly with Manufacturing Operations teams on projects to improve quality, streamline efficiencies and reduce operating expenses
  • Creates and tracks productivity metrics for shift efficiency, through-put and run rate improvements
  • Monitor the production of goods or effectiveness of services; ensure accurate amount is produced at the right quality and cost
  • Administer procedures to ensure that products are manufactured, packaged and assembled according to applicable engineering documentation and specifications
  • Continuously improves overall operation and site performance by implementing lean manufacturing concepts, techniques and processes
  • Prevent unneeded production waste by continuously improving processes and quality
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Identifies and establishes key performance indicators (KPI's) in production

Additional Requirements: 

  • Must be open to working extended hours and weekends as needed 
  • Must be willing to work rotating 12-hour shifts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in the field of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Business Management or other related field 
  • 10+ years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of experience developing, managing and coaching large teams
  • Experience bringing teams and processes from development to production desirable
  • Familiarity with industry standards, equipment, technical expertise, and regulations
  • Deep knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques and ability to effectively implement these processes; Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing certification preferred
  • Ability to build collaborative teams and cultivate a positive work environment with an emphasis on trust and empowerment 

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k and FSA option at your discretion 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee discounts on Hello Bello products

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