Production Manager in Delta Tea (82nd St) BC

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Production Manager
Job ID: 
Delta Tea (82nd St) BC
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager
Employee Type:

Full time


BC Delta Tea (82nd St)

Job Type:

Production Management

Job Posting Title:

Production Manager

Job Description:

The Production Manager oversees the manufacturing operations with a coach, mentor, and train mentality. The Production Manager assists the Plant Manager in strategic planning and implements the strategy to support overall performance improvement objectives. A people first leader who will coach and mentor employees on lean methodology, tools, root-cause analysis and waste reduction to achieve sustainable and continued improvements in the areas of manufacturing, safety, quality, delivery, cost and growth.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Lead Plant Supervisory Team to meet high quality standards and production outputs
  • Assists, identify and defines scope of Continuous Improvement projects and activities.
  • Drive sustainable performance improvements in line with budget commitments
  • Leverages data and observational analysis to identify improvement opportunities and works closely with technical resources to help drive efficiencies and identify best practices.
  • Work closely with Team Leads to provide day-to-day team support and leadership - with the goal to encourage teams to grow into strong units that work effectively together to achieve team KPI's.
  • Sits on the site's Steering Team as the key strategic resource to organize and execute the business' improvement activities.
  • Coaches, guides and/or leads cross-functional teams to achieve resolution of assigned projects.
  • Leads focused efforts aimed at breakthrough and incremental improvements in process, department and/or line-specific opportunities that meet and exceed plant operational performance metrics.
  • Monitor data and metric trends to identify areas of waste and prioritize the development and implementation of solutions.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Education:
  • Deep understanding of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement methodologies and ability to teach and model them.
  • Experience leading cost-savings projects of high value and complexity from ideation and chartering through successful completion and sustainment.
  • Involvement in the formulation of long-term improvement strategies to deliver annual business plans.
  • Strong analytical capabilities related to business, including the interpretation of financial summaries and identifying the drivers of performance results.
  • Ability to lead through influence, mentorship and coaching to get results through others.
  • Convey high level of optimism while setting aggressive targets to teams and finding ways to achieve them.
  • Communicates a compelling vision and inspires strong morale and spirit within team.
  • Solves highly complex problems and prioritizes actions in a timely manner. Probes all sources for answers and can quickly sense what will help resolve issues.
  • Establish clear directions, sets stretching objectives. Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner and brings out the best in people through leveraging their strengths.
  • Speaks candidly and provides constructive feedback in a professional manner.
  • Organizes and manages projects; interacts, supports, facilitates and leads multi-functional work teams; leads teams to consensus; strong negotiation skills.
  • Able to build strong relationships across the business unit to partner with, support and fosters change.
  • Demonstrates a passion for safety. Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment.
  • Must be mobile and able to take on broader assignments for additional development opportunities within our BU and across Treehouse as a whole.

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred - Type: Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type): Bachelor's Degree and three or more years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience is required. Previous management experience is preferred. Knowledge of SAP is preferred.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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