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 Director of Manufacturing Category: Food & Beverage Job Number: 9325
  • Report to the Vice President  and serve as a key member of the leadership team in providing direction, and insight into operation
  • Lead a team of 5 Production Supervisors over three shifts to achieve production metrics such as Safety, First time right, MSA, temp labor, and the creation of production standard.
  •  Partner cross functionally with Planning, Quality, Purchasing, Maintenance and the Warehouse to maximize efficiencies and output of high quality product in a safe manner.
  • Coach, mentor and develop supervisors and assess and create plans to grow the skills and competencies of hourly employees to meet current and future business requirements
  • Work with scheduler to ensure that plant is scheduled efficiently so that production numbers are attained or exceeded to ensure customer demand can be fulfilled on time
  • Use of continuous improvement methodologies and projects to improve and streamline production processes, such as work center design, labor use studies, packaging optimization.
  • Lead continuous improvement teams to support business needs.(such as increase out-put, utilize capacity, decrease packing costs ect.)
  • Monitor and track KPI, and work with support departments to create corrective actions to drive out variance
  • Ensure the first time right quality goals are being pursued, and deviations are being followed up on by corrective actions.
  • Ensure complete compliance with general Safety ,Quality, HR and Performance operating guidelines. 
  • Participate in audit activities and efforts to ensure compliance to internal and external standards,(such as SQF, customer)
  • Provide periodic weekend coverage as a member of the leadership team in the facility
  • BS degree in Operations Management, Engineering or Science.
  • 10+ years proven plant management experience in a consumer goods manufacturing environment.
Posted 01/03/2018 09:42:21