Director of Production - beverage
Job Opportunity at Velocity Search Group

Posted on Mar 20

http://www.velocitysearch.net    770-207-0642

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4154035

Overview of the Director of Production position:
Direct all manufacturing activities within multiple bottling facilities.
  • Responsible for managing production activities and achieving production targets in quality, productivity, efficiency, capacity, safety, cost control, staff development, and customer service.
  • Direct teams (i.e. individual department managers, supervisors, etc.) in effectively managing each respective department. Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and/or company policy and procedures.
  • Manage and lead teams in all direct and indirect production processes required to product and deliver a variety of finished, bottled water products to consumers and customers. Provide coaching and direction to ensure success in meeting required outputs and schedules.
  • Communicate effectively production targets and priorities to manufacturing and support teams.
  • Develop annual operating plan and capital requirements. Act as project manager of all capital projects.
  • Develop and implement appropriate cost saving ideas for production operations. Generate and implement ideas for continual process improvement.
  • Maintain production and inventory records. Provide weekly/monthly reports as required.
  • Monitor and maintain all applicable production permits and ensure that the facility complies with all local, state, federal and company policies.
  • Manage employee selection, training, performance evaluation, documentation, salary and termination processes. Maintain a positive, proactive labor environment.
  • BA/ BS Degree or seven (7) years of industrial management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive, productive, problem-solving and high performance work teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and direct work of respective teams.
  • Ability to direct work of others.
  • Displays good judgment in the face of changing priorities and multiple problems.
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills -- written, verbal, and presentation skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze financial issues; prepare documentation to support and quantify proposals and decisions; previous experience managing a P&L is needed.
  • Understanding of basic microbiology and quality assurance including HACCP and GMP's.
  • Understands and enforces adherence to OSHA and Company safety guidelines
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and/or company policy and procedures.
  • Ability to pass Company pre-employment background check and drug screening test.
Who we are
Our client is a national direct-to-consumer provider of bottled water, office coffee and water filtration services. They offer a comprehensive portfolio of beverage products, equipment and supplies to approximately 1.5 million customers through its network of over 210 sales and distribution facilities and daily operation of over 2,100 routes. With one of the broadest distribution networks in the country, they can provide service to approximately 90 percent of U.S. households and efficiently services homes and national, regional and local offices. They are dedicated to achieving their  mission of becoming America's favorite water, coffee and tea service provider where consumers live, work and play. 
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