Department Manager, Starch in Cardinal, ON ON

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Department Manager, Starch
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Cardinal, ON ON
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Job Types:
EH&S Management, EH&S Supervisor, Prod./Plant Management

As a Department Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading, promotion and administration of Safety, Health, Environmental and Employment Standards, complying with corporate standards and regulatory requirements applicable to area of responsibility.
  • Oversight and leadership of the Operations Leads, Assistant Operations Leads and the department, motivating and engaging employees while promoting team building.
  • The responsibility to report and rectify Food Safety deficiencies
  • Actively supporting the management of the Lean Manufacturing System, including facilitating Root Cause Analysis, and Kaizen events
  • Manage production planning and inventory levels
  • Assisting direct reports with appropriate coaching to build their skills and decision-making process.
  • Establishing high goals for personal and team accountability.
  • Coordinating with local Supply Chain, Engineering, Maintenance and other plant functions to drive synergies, remove obstacles, streamline operations and drive continuous improvement.
  • Act as the Operations Gatekeeper for Maintenance and Reliability related activities
  • Coordination of training needs for the departments and individual employees
  • Monitoring process conditions and operational activities in order to take appropriate corrective action to ensure safe operation of the process.
  • Tracking of historical data, analyzing and monitoring key process indicators to optimize and troubleshoot processing issues.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership to the Operations Leads, and Assistant Operations Leads
  • Offer vacation coverage for the Operations Leads

The Department Manager position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Set, prioritize and enable the achievement of ambitious goals through others.
  • Have the capacity to solve problems through creative, innovative solutions and challenge traditional methods of accomplishing tasks.
  • Respect and value others&##39; differences, seeking opportunities to learn from those with different perspectives.
  • Build long-term relationships with key decision-makers and internal stakeholders.
  • Take swift, decisive action and use organization resources in the best interest of the company
  • Take ownership and operate with a sense of urgency to promptly respond and resolve problems.
  • Adapt and support others through change, ambiguity, uncertainty and complexity.
  • Assume personal responsibility for mistakes, act to correct them and learn from them.
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively create new solutions that exceed customer expectations
  • Are willing to supportively challenge the status quo to find new, more effective tools and methods for accomplishing tasks.
  • Have a proven ability to lead and facilitate in a team environment and build consensus in a positive manner with team members and customers.
  • Have a desire to gain awareness on the impact of external and internal events on the broader organization.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Post-Secondary education in technical or management discipline or equivalent in education and experience.
  • 2-5 years of progressive leadership experience in a manufacturing facility, preferably in corn wet milling.
  • Demonstrated strong planning, organizing and time management skills; proven ability to coordinate and handle effectively a variety of assignments simultaneously and identify and resolve inner-group and interpersonal conflicts.
  • Decision making ability, planning and time-management skills.
  • Committed to creating and maintaining a work environment that adds value
  • Ability to manage a dynamic manufacturing environment, interacting and communicating across functional lines and levels.
  • Ability to train and coach others to improve performance.
  • Ability to build consensus and foster positive relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Able to conduct effective meetings and communicate in a clear and concise manner to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to use various computer software packages, such as Microsoft Office, SAP, Wiki, and others

As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:
Yes, Within Region

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