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Senior Operations Manager

Company: Keurig Dr Pepper
Location: Allentown
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Overview: Senior Operations Manager - 7352 Industrial Blvd, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18106
As the Senior Operations Manager, you will optimize efficiencies in the start-to-end manufacture of multiple Syurp batching, Processing and Packaging lines. Plans and executes activities to meet our customer product specification in a timely manner. Collaborate with site Team Leaders to establish processes to achieve high standards of Safety, Quality, Cost Control, and high Employee Engagement.

Shift and Schedule: This position will be working Nights with flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and holidays is required as scheduled.

Compensation: This is a full time salaried position paid bi-weekly

What you will do:

  • Assumes a shared role as a safety champion that inspires team members to embrace and be accountable for personal safety. Ensure a safe and orderly working environment, free of slip/trip hazards; maintain compliance to meet/exceed all site and regulatory requirements.
  • Direct all departmental related activities to ensure the timely execution of the production schedule to meet production and service goals. Ensure a high level of customer service while meeting inventory management goals, including raw materials, packaging materials, and finished goods.
  • Deliver cost and performance; complete projects & assignments on-time, and according to plan. Partners with site leadership to develop and execute a capital plan for the site.
  • Insures adherence to food safety, regulatory and quality guidelines.
  • Leverages Lean, 5S, and TPM principals to drive process improvement across all aspects of manufacturing including safety, quality and productivity. Identify, recommend and execute continuous improvement initiatives in the production operation including process, machinery, method and material changes, in support of plant goals. Develop and streamline procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas.
  • Ensures aseptic integrity of the manufacturing processes; acts as the aseptic SME for the Operations function.
  • Proactively engages maintenance and technical functions to work in unison with operations team members to maintain equipment in OEM conditions safely, efficiently, and cost effectively with minimal disruption to customer service.
  • Drives employee engagement using HPT principals; Sets goals, assesses performance, ensures open communication, provides coaching, and establishes a team atmosphere.
  • Develops procedures, protocols, and standardized work; Ensures/Provides training to develop/grow direct reports.
  • Manage all employee related issues within the department. Effectively manage departmental staffing requirements in accordance to operating budget.
  • Guide and support technicians in trouble-shooting production equipment when necessary.
  • Well organized, high energy, data driven, and results oriented. Requirements:
    • Bachelor degree from accredited University in Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain, etc preferred
    • 5 years of experience in an Operations Management role within a manufacturing environment
    • 2 years of aseptic manufacturing experience preferred
    • 2 years of experience with lean, kaizen/six sigma events and driving lean transformation with proven results and in a manufacturing environment (5S, Autonomous Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, visual management, and leading Kaizen events)
    • Strong experience with plant maintenance software; SAP highly preferred. Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas:
      • Confidence, integrity and an autonomous mindset with the ability to work independently and strive to win, even in challenging environments
      • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions and calibrate instrumentation
      • Team-player attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills and comfort in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment.
      • Mechanical orientation with the ability to solve problems and implement change
      • Strong communication and writing skills and ability to conduct root-cause analysis and implement corrections Total Rewards:
        • Compensation: This is a salaried exempt, position paid on a biweekly cycle. Compensation is flexible and determined by the candidate's experience level. Salary Range - $123,300- $226,590.
        • Relocation Eligible
        • $10,00.00 Sign on Bonus
        • Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility
        • Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave, vacation, and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement Company Overview & EEO Statement:

          Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a modern beverage company with a bold vision built to deliver growth and opportunity. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it!

          Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale . Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that's proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us?

          We strive to be an employer of choice , providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of 28,000 employees to grow and develop. We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

          Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Keurig Dr Pepper, Allentown , Senior Operations Manager, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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