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Department Manager

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Decatur
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

TITLEDepartment ManagerLOCATIONDecatur, AL A comprehensive relocation package may be availableREPORTS TOOperations ManagerKEY RESPONSIBILITIESLead a team of employees to deliver key business results through providing direction on production goals, technical improvement, and various projects related to the packing operationPrimary responsibilities include but are not limited to developing scopes of work, people management and development, and budget and cost controlsDevelop & Deliver Department Master plan and manage the daily results of the work - includes equipment layout, team design/staffing, results managementResponsible for managing department budgetOptimize the work in the department and drive toward zero defectsAct as a coach and facilitator to the team in areas such as people management, problem solving and decision makingPeople Management-including skill development. career development, performance management, and employee issue resolutionDevelop and implement improvement projects and drive completion through the teamEnsure the department meets safety, quality and sanitation standardsEnsures that essential business information and general expectations are clearly communicated and understood by all members of the teamCan lead a multidisciplinary team to successfully execute departmental expectations.Ensures operational excellence throughout project/initiative startupsBuilds organizational capabilities and eliminates losses using SQMS methodologyRole model our Basic Beliefs, Our Commitment to Each Other, and Emotional Intelligence to build resonanceMaintains a customer focused relationship with packing department and our co-packersSELECTION CRITERIAEducationA Bachelor's Degree is required; an Engineering degree is preferredExperienceA minimum of 3 years of prior manufacturing operational experience is preferredA minimum of 3 years of people management experience is preferredKnowledge Skills & AbilitiesExperience managing people and teams in a high performance work environmentPriority setting and Problem solving: Demonstrate ability to be decisive, proactive and strategic in decision makingDemonstrate ability to lead a large organization to deliver business needsDemonstrate ability to work effectively across organization boundaries and with diverse teamsExperience working in an environment that facilitates peer to peer collaboration and managing upward through the organizationStrong written and verbal communication skillsSafety and Quality experience will be essential to deliver solid systems and to influence the organization in adhering to Safety & Quality principlesAbility to demonstrate technical aptitude through on the job qualification processMust be willing to travel at least 10% and be available after hours/weekends

Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Decatur , Department Manager, Executive , Decatur, Alabama

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