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Operations Manager, Goldenberg Candy Company!

Company: Just Born, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Operations Manager, Goldenberg Candy CompanyThe Operations Manager at the GCCPhiladelphia facility supervises maintenance and manufacturing activities thatresult in candy products that meet Just Born's quality, budgetary and salesrequirements in a safe environment that embraces the Company philosophy.-- Provides technical support and troubleshootsprocesses to keep the facility running efficiently.-- Identifies opportunities and implementssolutions to improve productivity, safety, and quality through support of acontinuous improvement environment and challenging of the status quo.-- Provides leadership support for the entirefacility and acts to ensure cost and product quality standards are met.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor s degree in Supply Chain fielddesired.-- MBA a plus.Minimum of seven years related experience in foodor consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturing leadership role; confectioneryindustry experience a plus. Management and labor relations experience in aunion environment desired. Safety and continuous improvement mindset.Possess or demonstrate the aptitude for furtherdevelopment of the following skills:-- management skills, leadership qualities, planning & execution,training & development, coaching, teamwork, customer focus and emotionalintelligence.Advanced technical/professional knowledge.-- Excellent communication, business andfinancial acumen, and interpersonal skills.Comfortable learning and using SAP as needed.Key Responsibilities:Manage all manufacturingactivities in accordance with facility goals, product standards, costs,budgets, workforce, and established procedures.-- Plan and coordinate production activities and team objectives.-- Ensure the safety, health, and wellbeing ofall associates in support of the Company s people first culture.Plan,organize, and supervise the maintenance associates, including job priorities.-- Assist in the coordination of shifttroubleshooting efforts and coordinate additional resources or technicalsupport for resolution of problems with current equipment and/or newinstallations. Identify, plan, schedule, and execute preventive maintenancetasks to improve plant equipment and system reliability.Manageplanning and production scheduling to meet sales forecasts.Supportdevelopment and execution of a proactive safety culture.-- Manage efforts to achieve goals in safety,quality, efficiency, costs, budgets, and waste.Create apositive work environment that encourages innovation by fully utilizing thesynergy of all associates.-- Maintain anopen line of communication with associates and union steward(s).-- Ensure compliance with all Company rules andpolicies, government regulations and the labor agreement.Promote astrong food safety culture meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements andsanitation issues.Effectivelylead problem solving activities with root cause analysis and measurable,accountable action plans.Manage budgetresponsibilities to ensure the financial integrity of Just Born.-- Responsible foridentification and implementation of cost reduction programs.Coordinate with Engineering toanticipate and implement capital improvement projects, capacity expansionrequirements and new product innovation initiatives.-- Recommend capital spending proposals topromote future growth and profitability.Just Born, Inc., founded in 1923, is the eleventh largest confectionery company in the U.S. We are family-owned, employing over 500 associates and partnering with a wide variety of other leading companies as we pursue our growth plans.-- Headquartered in Pennsylvania s Lehigh Valley, we make everyone s favorite candies, including iconic-- brands MIKE AND IKE, HOT TAMALES, GOLDENBERG S--PEANUT CHEWS--and the world famous PEEPS.-- We invite you to join us as we work to accomplish Our Purpose: Bringing Sweetness to People s Lives!LOCATION:--Philadelphia, PA

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