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Production Planning Associate, 2nd Shift

Green Chef

Green Chef

Aurora, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

2nd Shift: 2:00 pm - 12:00 am Sunday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Saturday

Starting Pay: $25.00 hourly + Night Shift Differential

Job Description

We’re hiring an Operations Planner to join our Operations Team here at HelloFresh’s Ready-to-Eat brand Factor_. In this exciting role, you will support core processes and strategic initiatives across Operations by developing and monitoring the production execution against production plans with the goal of driving better decision-making and more effective operations. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have a genuine interest in using data and information to solve real business challenges, strong cross-functional leadership abilities, and a keen interest to make a big impact on a fast-growing organization.

You will...

  • Communicate final assembly schedules for the kitchen or production departments
  • Work alongside production teams including kitchen operations to understand yields, material flows, and output
  • Support Factor launch initiatives by updating tools and processes for business changes and growth
  • Interact across Operations and Supply Chain departments to ensure that business processes are executed as designed and achieving the desired outcomes
  • Communicate updates and insights to internal teams, including Senior leadership
  • Continuously improve tools so we can work smarter, not harder

You are...

  • An excellent communicator – You can explain complex (often technical) information to a variety of audiences.
  • Agile – You thrive in fast-paced and dynamic environments and are comfortable working autonomously.
  • Data-driven – You can organize, explore, and synthesize unstructured data into actionable insights to better inform operational decision-making.
  • Intellectually curious – You have an insatiable desire to understand how things work, why they work the way they do, identify data-driven insights, and consistently challenge the status quo.
  • Detail-oriented – You possess strong organizational skills and consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work.
  • A self-starter – You are highly motivated and passionate. You’re eager to take on new projects without knowing exactly what you will uncover.
  • A critical thinker – You use logic to identify opportunities, evaluate alternatives, and synthesize and present critical information to solve complex problems.

At a minimum, you have...

  • Willingness to work primarily in production environments including refrigerated spaces. Willingness to stand, walk, reach and lift during 10-12 hour shifts and ability to lift up to 50 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Analytical capacity (preparing reports, presentations, dashboards, and/or data visualizations for various audiences)
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel) and Google Suite applications (especially Google sheets / Google scripts)
  • Spanish language proficiency a plus