Production Manager - GLCC
Job ID #:27478
Position Type:Full Time
Location:Grand Rapids, MI
Education Required:Doctorate Degree
Experience Required:5 - 7 Years
The Production Manager is responsible for leading Production Teams and functional resources in daily activities to deliver improved business results. This role is also responsible to drive system wide improvements in Safety, Quality, and Quality Systems across the site. The Production manager will direct and coordinate the daily activities that will deliver the right products, at the right time, to the right places as sales requires. This person will develop a culture of mutual respect and accountabilities that will foster front line ownership of all activities and will be responsible to summarize all daily efforts into an action oriented focus document. Additionally, the Production Manager will be responsible to help build a Lean culture focused on continuous improvement and using Lean tools to drive out Waste - thus helping to improve the cost structure.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Lead and manage to ensure Safe, Quality production of products for the Customer through ensuring all plant, legal and regulatory practices and procedures are followed.
Responsible to lead daily, weekly and/or monthly review processes to track and reinforce progress vs action plans.
Development of a maintenance centered organizational structure that focuses on equipment uptime and operator feedback to maximize a coordinated, involved team approach to manufacturing.
Manage execution of daily management activities such as team meetings, shift exchanges, daily direction-setting, visual controls, status-at-a-glance boards, etc.
Actively utilize Lean tools to drive process improvement strategies in plant manufacturing operations. Lead improvements for Making, Packing and Shipping (e.g., remove waste from the system and improve efficiencies).
Proactively work with other functional leaders across the site(s) to create synergies and maintain effective workflow.
Responsible for aspects of leading the staff including hiring, coaching, managing performance and development planning.
Actively work on building highly effective Production teams through team building, clear communication cadence and provide ongoing coaching.
Other projects or duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Science or Business Administration
Required Skills and Experience:
High School Diploma/GED and commensurate management and leadership work experience with progressive and expanding roles and responsibilities in a beverage or food manufacturing environment
5 plus years of experience in a Consumer Products Manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of high speed packaging, chemical processing and manufacturing.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a management or supervisory role.
Demonstrated ability to deliver results through empowerment of people, change management and performance management.
Formal training and demonstrated ability to utilize technical skills to find the root cause and solve equipment issues.
Strong hands-on knowledge of packaging equipment and formulation processing.
Proven experience leading and driving results improvement using Lean tools
Working knowledge of FDA regulations, ISO, HACCP and GMP requirements
Working knowledge of OSHA Safety regulations and requirements
Clear and concise communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience using Microsoft Office
Knowledge of working within a union environment.
This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.
Physical Demands and Work Environment :
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.