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Sr Production Manager

Company: Keurig Dr Pepper Inc.
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Overview Relocation Assistance Available The Allentown operation is a state of the art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center. The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High Performance Teams. All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation. The site will run on state of the art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes. This position will be responsible for the Operations functions for the Manufacturing site. Senior Plant Operations Manager The Senior Plant Operations Manager is responsible for all manufacturing personal, process, materials and equipment from start to end in a new state of the art aseptic manufacturing facility in Allentown, PA. Collaborate with site leadership to establish and lead processes that achieves high standards of safety, quality, productivity, cost control, and high employee engagement. Location: This position is located at our Allentown, PA plant. Position Responsibilities + Assumes a shared role as a safety champion that inspires team members to embrace and be accountable for personal safety. Ensure a safe and orderly working environment, free of slip/trip hazards; maintain compliance to meet/exceed all site and regulatory requirements. + Direct all departmental related activities to ensure the timely execution of the production schedule to meet production and service goals. Ensure a high level of customer service while meeting inventory management goals, including raw materials, packaging materials, and finished goods. + Deliver cost and performance; complete projects & assignments on-time, and according to plan. Partners with site leadership to develop and execute a capital plan for the site. + Insures adherence to food safety, regulatory and quality guidelines. + Leverages Lean, 5S, and TPM principals to drive process improvement across all aspects of manufacturing including safety, quality and productivity. Identify, recommend and execute continuous improvement initiatives in the production operation including process, machinery, method and material changes, in support of plant goals. Develop and streamline procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas. + Ensures aseptic integrity of the manufacturing processes; acts as the aseptic SME for the Operations function. + Proactively engages maintenance and technical functions to work in unison with operations team members to maintain equipment in OEM conditions safely, efficiently, and cost effectively with minimal disruption to customer service. + Drives employee engagement using HPT principals; Sets goals, assesses performance, ensures open communication, provides coaching, and establishes a team atmosphere. + Develops procedures, protocols, and standardized work; Ensures/Provides training to develop/grow direct reports. + Manage all employee related issues within the department. Effectively manage departmental staffing requirements in accordance to operating budget. + Guide and support technicians in trouble-shooting production equipment when necessary. + Well organized, high energy, data driven, and results oriented. Total Rewards + Benefits eligible Day 1! + Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave, vacation, and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement + Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility Requirements + Bachelor degree from accredited University in Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain, etc preferred + 5 years of experience in an Operations Management role within a manufacturing environment + 2 years of aseptic manufacturing experience preferred + 2 years of experience with lean, kaizen/six sigma events and driving lean transformation with proven results and in a manufacturing environment (5S, Autonomous Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, visual management, and leading Kaizen events) + Strong experience with plant maintenance software; SAP highly preferred. Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas: + Confidence, integrity and an autonomous mindset with the ability to work independently and strive to win, even in challenging environments + Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions and calibrate instrumentation + Team-player attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills and comfort in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment. + Mechanical orientation with the ability to solve problems and implement change + Strong communication and writing skills and ability to conduct root-cause analysis and implement corrections

Keywords: Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., Trenton , Sr Production Manager, Professions , Trenton, New Jersey

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