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Sr. Manager of Beverage Operations

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Diamond Bar
Posted on: July 3, 2024

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 Beverage OperationsThe Beverage team is a division overseeing Niagara s service of beverage products to retail and branded customers. We leverage our strong analytical and execution competencies, detailed knowledge of the product and market, our ability to build and maintain positive relationships and our knowledge of Niagara s core competencies to help grow Niagara s Beverage business.The Beverage Operations Manager is responsible for the operational and financial success of their respective Beverage customers. This position will focus on the success of the Beverage business by working with cross-functional teams to ensure quality, service and other success metrics are met, operational projects are implemented and sustained and effective change management is achieved in order to meet the company s strategic and financial goals. Working across the functional leadership of the organization, this position will design, implement and lead strategic improvement projects to elevate operational efficiency, overall service, and profitability.Essential FunctionsLeads programs and projects using innovative, agile and project management tools and techniques in the strategic development, change management and implementation of operations initiatives to ensure the organization s ability to profitably provide excellent service to customers.Responsible for operational KPI Oversight (Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Reporting, etc.)Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Planning, Replenishment, Procurement, QA, Beverage Development, Manufacturing, Logistics, Customer Service, Sales, Analytics, IT, Finance and Program Management) to solve systematic operational challenges and drive strategic optimization opportunitiesLead cross-functional operational change managementEnsure proper resource allocation, drive prioritization, communicate progress and escalate as neededCoach, support & mentor, along with providing strategic direction and insight, to cross-functional operations team members (Supply Chain, IT, QA, Finance, etc.)Collaborate with Customer Service, Logistics and Planning to develop long-term, scalable solutions to service challengesIdentify raw material supply chain opportunities associated with lead time, quality, continuity of supply, RM packaging format, vendor flexibility and costWorking with internal stakeholders develop strategies to improve supply chain and vendor performanceMonitor asset utilization against goals and collaborate with functional teams to drive improvement opportunitiesIdentify internal and external opportunities that may be enhanced or automated by technology such as supply chain visibility and communication tools such as supplier portals and EDIIn collaboration with Finance, Manufacturing, Inventory and Planning identify and quantify addressable areas of scrapIdentify and develop long-term strategies, processes, and initiatives to sustainability reduce scrapResponsible for monitoring and reviewing monthly changes in costs and EBITDA of respective Customers to identify account specific optimization opportunitiesProvide operational context to financial performance to Finance, Commercial Team and Executive Leadership and identify short term and long term actions to grow marginDeliver EBITDA results through cross-functional execution and change managementSupport planning processes and meetings as necessaryPlease note that this job description does not 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.Travel Requirements: 10 - 20%QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:6 Years
Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment6 Years
Experience in Position6 Years
Experience managing people/projects *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationPreferred Qualifications:10+ Years
Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment10+ Years
Experience working in Position10+ Years
Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and educationCompetenciesFinance and Strategy: Ability to interpret and analyze financial statements in order to develop financial models to craft profitable Beverage business strategies.Story Telling: Ability to develop executive level communications (PowerPoint or Memos) that present data at an executive level and provide meaningful context to aid in decision making.Strategic Thinking: Leveraging experience, operational knowledge and analytics; formulate holistic business strategies that appropriately assess strengths and evaluate risk to maximize profitability.Comfort with Ambiguity: Ability to lead in an ambiguous environment where roles and responsibilities, processes and systems are undefined. Positive Attitude: Ability to contribute consistently and positively in a high-paced, fast-changing, and sometimes unpredictable work environment.Collaboration: Work with cross functional/multi-disciplinary teams across the organization to drive key business development initiatives from creation to implementation in partnership with key stakeholders.Communication: Ability to effectively engage with internal customers, subject matter experts, and executive leadership to drive strategic change.Influence: Ability to influence and drive results in a complex technical and business environment, including ability to communicate and influence various internal stakeholders and across functions.Key interpersonal traits: Motivation, creativity, adaptability, unquestionable ethics & integrity, and a willingness to take calculated risks.This position embodies the values of Niagara s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:Lead Like an OwnerManages a safe working environment, accurately documents safety related training, and effectively communicates safety incidentsProvides strategic input and oversight to departmental projectsMakes data driven decisions and develops sustainable solutionsSkilled in reducing costs and managing timelines while prioritizing long run impact over short term winsMakes decisions by putting overall company success first before department/individual successLeads/facilitates discussions to get positive outcomes for the customerMakes strategic decisions which prioritize the needs of the customer over departmental/individual goalsInnovACTContinuously evaluates existing programs and processes, and develops new initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce wasteCreates, monitors, and responds to departmental performance metrics to drive continuous improvementCommunicates a clear vision, organizes resources effectively, and adjusts the strategy as needed when managing changeFind a WayDemonstrates ability to think analytically and synthesize complex informationEffectively delegates technical tasks to subordinatesWorks effectively with departments, vendors, and customers to achieve organizational successIdentifies opportunities for collaboration in strategic waysEmpowered to be GreatMakes hiring decisions primarily based on culture fit and attitude, and secondarily based on technical expertiseEngages in long term talent planningProvides opportunities for the development of all direct reportsUnderstands, identifies, and addresses conflict within own team and between teamEducationMinimum Required:Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Management Science, or related fieldPreferred:Master's Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Management Science, or related fieldCertification/License: Required:
N/AForeign Language Required:
None RequiredPreferred:
None RequiredTypical Compensation RangePay Rate Type: Salary$142,719.00 - $199,805.00 / 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.Niagara Plant NameCORP-MAIN

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