Director of Manufacturing

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Manufacturing



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Director of Manufacturing
Tipp City, Ohio, 812 - South County Rd 25A (Manufacturing)

Food Manufacturing

38 minutes ago Post Date

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Currently, Meijer is looking for a Director of Manufacturing. Responsible for directing the production of multiple food manufacturing facilities (dairy, nut roasting, bakery, deli salads, and cut produce) to meet short and long term manufacturing objectives with optimum efficiency. Conducts overall supervision, accountability and direction of all manufacturing plant managers, engineers, and maintenance teams. Participates in the consideration and recommendation of products to manufacture that enhance the profitability and unique offerings of fresh products to customers.
Key Deliverables:
* Establishes organizational structure of Meijer manufacturing facilities
* Accountable for developing and delivering the strategic vision for the manufacturing organization.
* Works in partnership with VP of Manufacturing to develop manufacturing key performance indicators and goals.
* Oversee project management, define scope and project budget, schedule management, construction management, start up, conceptual phases, project closeout, cost estimation, system design, equipment sizing and selection, procurement, installation, check-out.
* Leads Plant Managers, Engineers and Maintenance teams in efficient and safe operational practices.
* Maintains safe and sanitary operations that exceed state and federal requirements.
* Integrates manufacturing planning to meet merchandising needs and goals
* Determines long and short range requirements of personnel, material, and facilities to accomplish production forecasts
* Directs and reviews operating results, evaluates progress at each facility and controls expenses related to human capital, budgets, and inventory capital. Identify and evaluate opportunities to control or reduce costs within manufacturing plants.
* Develops annual manufacturing expense budget in accordance with forecasted sales volumes and capital projects. Holds Plant Managers accountable to adherence of set budgets.
* Collaborates with cross-functional line of business leaders on growth and operational initiatives, ultimately leading teams empowered to execute improvement strategies while identifying tools to improve process capabilities, reduce variability, and eliminate defects.
* Collaborates with cross functional teams in supply chain, merchandising and new product development to ensure that product offerings exceed customer expectations
* Establishing SQF Certification
* Implement improvements to existing standards using appropriate technical evaluation and involvement.
* Engineering interface with business leadership team - maintain close working relationship with R&D, quality, manufacturing, merchandising, retail operations, operations leadership and financial operations.
* Utilizes Continuous Improvement tools in order to deliver capital projects that meet all budgetary and performance commitments.
This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of the position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.
Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain or Food Science or relevant related work experience
* 10+ years of food manufacturing experience (dairy experience preferred)
* Experience with LEAN Six Sigma preferred
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to work through cross functional challenges while problem solving
* Able to mobilize change within a business unit and across organization
* Management/supervisory experience required
* Demonstrated ability to set priorities for multiple demands in a fast paced environment
* Has worked in organizations that are Safety Quality Foods (SQF) Certified

* Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain or Food Science or relevant related work experience * 10+ years of food manufacturing experience (dairy experience preferred) * Experience with LEAN Six Sigma preferred * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Demonstrated ability to work through cross functional challenges while problem solving * Able to mobilize change within a business unit and across organization * Management/supervisory experience required * Demonstrated ability to set priorities for multiple demands in a fast paced environment * Has worked in organizations that are Safety Quality Foods (SQF) Certified


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