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Keurig Dr Pepper Production Manager in Helena, Montana

Job Overview Relocation Assistance Available Looking for a fresh start? A company help grow your skillset and advance your career? Apply Today! We are happy to speak with you about your experience and how you may be a fit within our teams. Lots of exciting things are happening at KDP and we'd love for you to be a part of it! Want to see more? Click the link to visit our website to view some awesome, short clips and information to show you what we're all about KDP Company Overview ( . You may also view all of our current openings on our Careers Page: KDP Careers - Allentown, PA (,%20PA) The Allentown operation is a state of the art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center. The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High Performance Teams. All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation. The site will run on state of the art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes. The Plant Operations Manager is responsible for the overall direction, guidance and safety of a manufacturing department. This includes organizing and directing all departmental related activities on all shifts, including providing leadership, direction and facilitation of production line teams, maintenance, quality and materials. Aseptic bottling operations Location: This position is located at our Allentown, PA plant. Responsibilities + 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. + Ensure a safe and orderly working environment, free of slip/trip hazards; maintain compliance to meet/exceed all site and regulatory requirements. + Deliver cost and performance; complete projects & assignments on-time, and according to plan. Develop and execute a capital plan for the department. + Manage all departmental quality related activities to insure a high level of food safety and product quality. + Manage all departmental maintenance activities; maintain equipment in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. + Have a track record of successful continuous improvement initiatives and results, with a focus upon lean manufacturing and 5S. 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. + Create and implement improvement plans for the overall operation. + Develop departmental personnel by assessing performance, setting goals, providing coaching, counseling, & training, while supporting Continuous Improvement. + Manage all employee related issues within the department. Effectively manage departmental staffing requirements in accordance to budgetary and contractual requirements. + Communicate goals and objectives, apply company policy, coach, administer discipline, and ensure positive employee relations. Build bench strength through active development of direct reports. + Support and provide training to improve capability of technicians. + Schedule and track standard preventive manufacturing measures and prioritizes plant maintenance opportunities. + Guide and support technicians in trouble-shooting production equipment when necessary. + Experience coaching and leading cross-functional teams, including team building, understanding motivation and negotiation techniques and providing work direction to others + Well organized, high energy, data driven, and results oriented. Total Rewards + Benefits eligible Day 1! + 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 + Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility Requirements + Bachelor degree from accredited University in Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain, etc preferred + 5 years of experience in a management role in a manufacturing environment + 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)