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Manufacturing Manager in San Rafael, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Number: 2124447

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager

Location: San Rafael
Compensation: DOE

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager

Our client, offering 20 years of expertise in manufacturing ethical, sustainable and effective personal care products, is seeking a Manufacturing Manager to join their team.

The best person for this role will come with a passion for leading a team, and an understanding that manufacturing quality products safely, and on-time every time is the result of an engaged and well-trained workforce. You will directly support their strategic growth plan and help them realize their goal of world-class manufacturing operations.

Compensation: DOE

Job Title Responsibilities:
  • Manage manufacturing operations meeting production targets while ensuring quality standards.
  • Create an interdependent, engaged workforce through effective hiring, coaching, training, and performance management ensuring safety, quality and continuous learning.
  • Develop strategic objectives that address quality, cost, efficiency and overall continuous improvement.
  • Ensure completion of production orders per schedule in order to meet customer order requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Planning Department, optimize schedules between the Compounding and Packing groups to maximize flow of product, eliminate waste and maintain customer order fill rate goals.
  • Identify manufacturing constraints and work with Engineering, QA/QC Departments to implement corrective actions, and to onboard improvements.
  • Incorporate our vision and values into day to day activities and behaviors, guide and motivate others to remain committed to our beliefs. An example is to create processes that support our sustainability initiatives by eliminating waste, increasing usage of renewable resources, reducing energy consumption and diverting more material to the recycling stream.
  • Provide monthly monitoring and reporting of established KPI's. Search for industry benchmarking opportunities and develop new performance measures.
  • Collect and interpret quantitative data, present data in a clear summary form for organizational performance review.

Job Title Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing in a manufacturing environment. Food or related manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following idealogies: Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints (TOC), 5S, TAKT time, Lean manufacturing, Lean inventory, Kanban, visual management systems.
  • A passion for leading people and the ability to initiate and execute upon comprehensive training programs.
  • Proficiency in utilizing ERP/MRP systems (Netsuite, SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Suite of products with advanced Excel skills.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.
  • An understanding of the importance of Continuous Improvement, and the ability to drive continuous improvement efforts with every transaction and interaction.

Additional Information:

This is a full time, permanent, Mon-Fri position. A terrific benefits package is included in addition to a competitive salary.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter including your salary objectives.

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager
Location: San Rafael
Compensation: DOE

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