Director Production in Portland, IN at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/27/2021

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Job Description

Requisition ID:  20656 

Posting Locations: Portland 

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Job Overview

The Director of Production is responsible for ensuring that manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently, by managing production processes; planning and organizing production schedules; assessing project and resource requirements; and ensuring that health and safety regulations are met. The Director of Production is responsible for organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment in collaboration with the Maintenance Manager as well as supervising the work and leading relevant training sessions. The Director of Production coordinates the activities of the production, maintenance, and quality assurance departments to ensure effective execution of the weekly production schedule. The Director of Production also ensures the effective utilization of resources including staffing, equipment, and materials.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts daily line performance review meetings with representatives from all departments to ensure production KPIs are being met and to identify potential issues impacting productivity
  • Prioritizes maintenance work orders in conjunction with the maintenance manager and supports team meetings to address issues that affect production line performance
  • Collaborates with Product Supply Planning to manage raw material inventory and production schedules and ensures that production is scheduled in such a manner as to minimize downtime and maximize productivity
  • Conducts daily reviews and ensures production is scheduled to avoid out-of-stock situations by resolving any issues as to consumer complaints and customer feedback; ensures cross-functional communication within the plant is timely and effective and drives efficient and effective resolutions to deliver satisfaction to both internal and external customers
  • Reviews P and L statement weekly to ensure accuracy and manages budget for all production supplies; reviews daily raw materials yield reporting, investigates and resolves inventory variances; reviews weekly labor reporting to manage labor and ensure overtime is minimized
  • Manages, leads, and motivates a team to deliver results by communicating company goals and deadlines. Engaging and developing teammates through effective performance management, coaching, and training. Implementing continuous improvement methods and embodying company purpose and values to inspire servant leadership

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 3-5 years of food and beverage industry experience required
  • Experience with supervising associates in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to plan and execute complex projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Successful background in change management and building a winning culture
  • Successfully build cross-functional relationships and have a strategic vision
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop a team
  • Advanced PC skill - MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walking manufacturing floor, climbing stairs, and lift up to 25lbs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years)
  • Knowledge acquired through 3 to up to 5 years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Food Industry, Supply Chain, Business, or equivalent experience may be acceptable

Work Environment

Office Environment 

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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