New Job Production Manager In Illinois

Production Manager
Production Manager

Production Manager

Company : Kraft Heinz Company
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Illinois

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About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations:
Granite City, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function:
06 - Manufacturing

06 - 07 - Production Operations

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Description & Requirements

The Production Manager owns the operations function tasks including planning- organizing- directing and controlling the operation activities. The incumbent will ensure all food preparation and packaging is compliant to the guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety regulations. They will also oversee and monitor the performance of the Plant Operations as it relates to quality- safety- productivity- cost control- service to sales- employee training and leadership development.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

Participate in the QRMP audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions
Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list
Adhere to Kraft Heinz quality standards to ensure product quality and Food Safety by following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)- standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and Kraft Heinz specifications
Prepare departmental costs and variances with regard to productivity- short and long-range planning- labor scheduling- product scheduling- raw materials- packaging supplies- product weights- sanitation and housekeeping
Organize and facilitate production line activities to ensure conformance to establish requirements regarding quality- safety- employee- relations- productivity and cost scheduled volume outputs
Work with Product Development- Suppliers- Engineering- Quality- and Factory Employees in finding innovative ways to improve the Quality and productivity of our Products.
Support Employee involvement in Safety- Analytical Problem Solving- Project Planning- Vendor and Customer Relations- fostering a Team atmosphere.
Monitor and update all area practices and policies for compliance.
Work with Product Supply Group in weekly scheduling of the Packaging and Processing Area to optimize productivity.
Prepare- distribute- and follow-up with regard to all established records- reports and/or forms
Ensure strong- effective communication across functions and with employees- vendors and government regulators
Monitor productivity data and help develop corrective action plans necessary to achieve annual productivity improvements
Implement safety measures for accident prevention through monthly departmental safety meetings and working with salaried Supervisors to ensure hourly employee compliance
Report on quality defect issues and help determine necessary corrective actions to eliminate repetitive failures
Embrace the KHGPS principles necessary to accomplish these objectives and support the change management techniques to develop the culture of continuous improvement and engagement.
Assist with the supervision of the Production staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development- etc.

Bachelor degree in Business- Food Technology- or related degree is strongly preferred
5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required
5 years of progressive leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is required

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity