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Lead a team of production employees to achieve production metrics in a manner consistent with our culture and values.

Partner cross functionally with Planning, Quality, Container Manufacturing, Maintenance and the Warehouse to maximize efficiencies and output of high quality product in a safe manner

Lead the execution of cultural changes and activities needed to support  Continuous Excellence (NCE) and the pursuit of TPM

Coach, mentor and develop leaders and assess and create plans to grow the skills and competencies  of frontline employees to meet current and future business requirements

Ensure that planned efficiency and production numbers are attained or exceeded to ensure customer demand can be fulfilled on time

Monitor and track planned DH (downtime) hours and partner with Quality and Maintenance to minimize DH yet maximize the strategic use of DH

Ensure the first pass quality goals and preventative maintenance of lines is completed to standard

Ensure complete compliance to prescribed Safety, Quality and HR policies, including GMPs, FSMS requirement

Facilitate the use of continuous improvement methodologies and projects to improve and streamline production processes

Participate in projects including workforce planning, budgeting, new product launches, equipment installs or upgrades

Participate in audit activities and ongoing efforts to ensure compliance to internal and external standards, including ISO/NQMS/NESTEC

Provide periodic weekend coverage as a member of the leadership team in the facility

Key qualifications include:

Bachelor’s degree in related field; masters preferred

Ten or more years of production experience within manufacturing with five or more years of experience in a team leadership capacity

Prior experience in the consumer products industry or food and beverage with familiarity with quality and hygiene regulation desired

Knowledge and exposure to TPM, Six Sigma, and various problem solving methodologies

Solid understanding of production processes, preventative maintenance and budget management

Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, business management software (SAP preferred) and production monitoring systems (EIT preferred)

Demonstrated track record of leading, training, motivating, coaching and developing individuals and teams in a manner consistent with our culture

Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to partner internally and externally to achieve results

Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives on tight deadlines and delegate accordingly

Effective communication skills with the ability to influence change and encourage action

Solid problem solving abilities with the ability to coach and mentor others in this capacity

Ability and willingness to respond to after hours calls for critical issues and provide weekend coverage a few times/year.




COMPENSATION $76,000 -$90,000
DATE POSTED 04/26/2019

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