Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

After three weeks at the Newberry plant, things have really started to pick up, and I’m excited to dive into my role. Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve learned about my Yellow Belt Project, been easing into my responsibilities as a Production Supervisor, and continuing to meet with managers and supervisors as … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

It has been three weeks since I have arrived at the Oscar Mayer plant in Newberry, South Carolina. Coming into the facility as a brand-new employee was not as intimidating as I had thought it would be for a few reasons. First, everyone I have met has been welcoming and helpful in providing me with … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 6 2017

This week marks my second full week working as a production supervisor in the Springfield, Missouri plant. I have loved coming to work for a couple reasons. First, I work in the dinners department which primarily produces KRAFT blue box mac and cheese and VELVEETA pasta dinners. The lines here are efficient, so finding the … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 6 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017

This past week, the Operations Management Trainees relocated to their plants and began to immerse themselves in their new cities. I moved down to Newberry, SC and joined the team here to support the production of many Oscar Mayer products, most notably turkey bacon and lunch meat. While most of the trainees got their start … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017

Last week was the beginning of each trainee’s plant immersions. I met personally with my manager, the plant manager, and other department managers at the Springfield plant. The Springfield plant’s large size became apparent when I observed the natural cheese, process cheese, and pasta dinner sections. I personally viewed first-hand the importance that workers place … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 4 2017

After finishing up our yellow belt training, we had the opportunity to meet with the head of operations to ask whatever questions we had about the operations process. It was a very helpful way to end the week considering we were about to leave the Aon center for our perspective plants. The rest of the day … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 4 2017