Location: Richmond, VA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/13/2020
Expire Date: 11/03/2020
Job Categories: Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Finance/Economics, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing and Production, Sales, Executive Management, Research & Development, Environmental
On June 30th 2020, Nestlé USA sold the rights to the Buitoni brand in the refrigerated pasta, sauce and cheese category to Brynwood Partners, a private equity firm specializing in consumer products. As result of the transaction, Buitoni Food Company was formed. This position is independent of Nestle USA or any of its’ related affiliates. Started in 1984, Brynwood Partners has acquired over 50 iconic brands from a preeminent group of consumer products companies. Current brands under ownership include the following: Juicy Juice, Sunny D, Veryfine, Hugs, Daily’s, Pillsbury, Martha White, White Lilly, Hungry Jack and Arrowhead Mills. Brynwood Partners seeks out niche market opportunities and partners with management to identify strategic initiatives, drive sales growth and operational improvements to create long-term value. The Brynwood Partners’ organization offers tremendous growth potential in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. (Media Announcement)
Ensure the production plan is fully achieved on time and in full compliance for assigned areas across a multiple shift operation in a union or non-union environment. Ensures employee safety, product quality, hygiene, cost, and environmental needs fully meet all legal and other requirements and standards. This is accomplished by leading up to five teams, driving continuous improvement through TPM, empowering people, to motivate and develop their capability. Leadership of people includes communicating the vision & mission to gain the understanding & dedication of the people to achieve the objectives. Development of people through being a team builder with ability to recognize and develop the potential of all the production people. Proactive cooperation with other groups on site and within NUSA to ensure that their area and people are fully aligned with the organization. Modeling the way for others by practicing what is preached to build and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motives associates at all levels. Focusing on results through setting ambitious objectives and taking initiative to find ways to reach and exceed them.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct report of the Factory Manager. In large plants this position may report to the Operations Manager.
SUPERVISION GIVEN: Will supervise a direct group of up to 6 Production Supervisors who hold span of control over approximately 120 or more hourly employees.
Requirements and minimum educational level:
Minimum Five (5) years food industry production, purchasing and/or packaging experience with progressive responsibility leading people. Experience in different manufacturing environments. Success leading projects in different departments and functions. Exposure to implementing continuous improvement, employee involvement techniques, and change management. Implementation experience of TPM preferred.
Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. High energy level and excellent follow up skills. Creative problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple priorities. Great people skills, maintaining a positive attitude, and the ability to motivate people are needed.