Green Mountain Coffee Senior Production Manager in Windsor, Virginia

As the Senior Production Manager, you will optimize efficiencies in the start-to-end manufacture of multiple Coffee Roasting, 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.

What you will do:

  • Assumes’ a shared role as Safety Champion and inspire team members to embrace and be accountable for personal safety.

  • Provides leadership and direction to shift Leaders, Coaches, Technician and over 240 hourly Team Members;

  • Establish direction and controls that result if efficient utilization of Production Team Members and equipment; Meets customer coffee product specifications in a timely manner;

  • Analyze performance data to identify opportunities for improvement; Discusses operation results to the Site Director;

  • Creates and manages the annual production budget; Requires capacity and staff planning ability with variable and fixed expense planning expertise; Collaborates with leaders to improve strategies for production process such as cost reduction, space utilization, safety and cleanliness;

  • Develops, sponsors and implements productivity improvements and oversees’ production quality performance and conformance; Accountable to report food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action; Oversees process documentation;

  • Supervises process for the development of technical and leadership skills of Team Members, Coaches and shift Managers;

  • Evaluates direct reports’ performance on a continual basis and ensures Coaches and staff complete performance reviews in a timely manner;

  • Complies with Site policies, OSHA ergonomic standards and safety requirements, Keurig Green Mountain as well as Federal and State regulations.

  • Establish a collaborate relationship with peers in all departments and across Keurig’s network;

What you must have:

  • Four-year Bachelors’ degree (Engineering degree preferred) and 5 years of intensive food-related manufacturing management with a focus of 100 /- employees

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and a firm knowledge of productivity tracking

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of fundamentals of lean manufacturing, pull and visual systems, and Total Quality Management (TQM)

  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively and interdepartmentally with peer group, supervisory staff, planners, maintenance and engineering departments

  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory skills and team motivational skills

  • Ability to positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with self-motivation and focused attention to detail

  • Able to travel, infrequently, work in a team environment, and meet a 24/7 operations

Keurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a reference check, background check, drug/alcohol test, and documented proof of work authorization. In addition, some roles require a pre-employment medical examination to determine your ability to perform the essential duties of the job.

Job: *Production/Manufacturing

Organization: *Product Supply

Title: Senior Production Manager

Location: Virginia-Windsor

Requisition ID: 1800419