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Sr. Manager of Technical Operations

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Diamond Bar
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

At Niagara, we re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.Consider applying here, if you want to:Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.Develop lasting relationships with great people.Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.Sr. Manager of Technical OperationsThe Sr. Manager of Technical Operations is responsible for supporting new or existing aseptic manufacturing facilities from the time of handover from engineering to commercial production, for one to three, plus months. This role will be the main point of contact for the Plant Director(s) to support and start-up the facility, or to troubleshoot and existing problem. This position will take an active role to work with the Plant Director(s) to identify opportunities and be the project coordinator to bring the items to completion. This person may also assist in making recommendations with external OEM s, engineering, operations, quality, operational excellence, IT / systems, training, risk management, maintenance, sanitation, productions scheduling, raw material management, inventory control, and continuous improvement to optimize the aseptic business. In addition, they will be responsible for updating the Aseptic Playbook, disseminating essential information and findings, identifying best practices, being involved in investigative situations, and identifying innovative technology to support our facilities.Essential FunctionsBe the onsite point of contact for the PD to provide support, as the plant transitions from engineering to production. Work with various Plant and HQ teams to identify issues and areas of opportunity for improvement. This consists of PD / APD, Engineering, Maintenance, Quality and Process Engineers.Provide onsite indirect / servant functional leadership to the Plant Director and Plant Manufacturing Teams.Develop effective and efficient working relationships with both internal teams and external partners, including all OEM s.Set-up scorecards and review daily metrics, attend various meetings, identify, and prioritize areas of risk and opportunities, and provide solutions to the team.Prepare and manage action items to coordinate OEM s and support teams for success.Be an expert in aseptic operations, gaining a full understanding of all components of each department, in detail.Execute the operational playbook and build an ongoing evaluation system that will include all components of each operation, establish operating parameters, monitoring systems, and programs for optimization.Manage Team Members training materials to successfully meet the Company s objectives, creating a competitive advantage and ensuring Team Members learn from your expertise.Openly share findings and best practices to other aseptic and / or similar operations and cross-functional teams for improved performance.Help guide facilities in LCLM and LIFE models, as it pertains to aseptic operations.Identify opportunities in maintaining world class safety, quality, line performance and cost metrics.Establish reports from existing systems to analyze operational and quality data to look at trends and proactively find/solve problems and make recommendations for improved operations.Optimize business system workflows whenever possible.Support a sustainable supply chain model that meets customer demand, optimizes bottle output, and results in minimal yield loss in batching and fluid processing.Support teams to achieve goals for aseptic plant operations.Conduct regularly scheduled audits of each operation to assess effectiveness and efficiency and work with the teams to improve deficient areas.Additional Functions Work closely with external manufacturing partners to ensure proper integration of new business to meet company and program goals.Identify innovative technology to further improve the overall aseptic business.Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.CompetenciesCandidate will be a self-motivator with the ability to prioritize and manage workloads efficiently to support the needs of key stakeholders. Additionally, they will be required to outline a clear pathway for their career and necessary improvement areas for success.Ability to negotiate, collaborate and influence with servant leadershipAbility to analyze data and find/mitigate riskResults driven and ability to communicate need for actionExperience working in a food manufacturing environmentAbility to identify weak spots in a process to improve efficiencyGreat planning and project management skillsAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentOpen to travel up to 80% of the time to our aseptic plant operations This position embodies the values of Niagara s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:6 Years
Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food and beverage, and / or field support operations6 Years
Experience in a similar role6 Years
Experience managing people/projects *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationPreferred Qualifications:10+ Years
Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food and beverage, and / or field support operations10+ Years
Experience in a similar role10+ Years
Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and educationEducationMinimum Required:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Operations or other discipline, or work experience equivalent, including field operations experience related fieldPreferred:Master's Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Operations or other discipline, or work experience equivalent, including field operations experience related fieldTypical Compensation RangePay Rate Type: Salary$138,930.00 - $194,501.00 / YearlyBonus Target:
15% AnnualBenefitshttps://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefitsAny employment agency, person or entity that submits a rsum into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's rsum will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit rsum to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit rsum into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.

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