Albertsons-Safeway is working to become the favorite food and
drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes
2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing
plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the
District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with
supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway,
Vons, Pavilions, Randall's, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco,
Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets,
Market Street and Amigos.
The Supply Operations Department located in Riverside (March Air
Base area) CA has an opening for a Plant Production Manager,
supporting the Riverside Soup Manufacturing Plant.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage the day to day operation of a facility with 24/7
Proven ability to lead by example and hold all team members
accountable in the implementation of company policies.
Set and measure plant performance KPIs both short and long
Provide evidence-data based process improvement measures and
Take ownership of plant culture and build an employee-based
model of continuous feedback loops.
Manage employee relations by partnering with Human Resources
Hiring the most talented individuals to coach and mentor.
Financial and budget management, to include being accountable
for achieving Annual Operating Plan with emphasis on controllable
costs and costs savings initiatives.
Drive continuous improvement in the areas of profit, ROI,
process improvements. Utilize new technology and methodologies such
as TPM to maximize OEE.
Effectively cultivate and promote a positive employee driven,
safe and innovative work environment.
Maintain a high level of customer service to both our retail and
Continued development of World-class concepts, including Lean
Manufacturing, TPM and Lean Sigma focused on cost and waste
Ensure Company policies, procedures and practices are strictly
adhered to, including appropriate audits, controls and segregation
of duties are in place to support Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with
Company, FDA, USDA and State guidelines.
Thorough understanding of Thermo Process, Commercial Sterility,
Container Seal Integrity, GMP's and BRC/AIB/SQF regulations
pertaining to Food safety and quality.
Collaborate and ensure timely completion of plant goals/action
plans, both short and long term.
Actively interface with Regulatory Agencies such as USDA, FDA,
OSHA, Cal OSHA and local entities.
Project Delivery Leader accountable for the cost estimation,
installation, acceptance criteria and qualification of all capital
Experience required in Food Manufacturing (Beverage / Sauce /
Experience with TPM, Root Cause Analysis, Continuous
Improvement, Process Mapping, Autonomous Maintenance and OEE.
Proven understanding of HACCP, USDA, FDA, GMPs and OSHA
regulations pertaining to product safety and quality strongly
Four-year college degree in Food Science, Engineering, and/or
Business Management preferred.
Five plus years supervision experience working in a high volume
thermo process and continuous hot fill environment preferably soup
Strong interpersonal and high-performance team building
Ability to empower the workforce and build strong teams through
hiring, developing, evaluating, training, coaching and succession
Experience in developing high performing team members.
Strong communication skills and ability to build direct
relationships with hourly associates.
Proven ability to manage and lead a workforce of inclusivity and
diversity strongly preferred.
Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative
and flexibility to work off shifts when necessary.
Experience in holding employees accountable for working safely
and providing a safe work environment.
Proven ability to define performance measures directly related
to business and hold people accountable for such.
Proven ability to do financial analysis and review and analyze
existing cost data.
Proven experience in developing and managing annual operating
plans through forecasting tools.
Excellent internal and external customer service focus / results
Advanced computer skills including MS Excel (Pivot tables, data
visualization), MS Word, SAP and Adage.
Must possess the following traits: motivated, proactive, risk
taker, change agent and keen sense of managerial courage.
High EQ to administer and receive constructive feedback.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to build
trusting team member relations
Respond to: Interested candidates please apply at https://www.albertsonscompanies.com/careers
Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive
working environment where the different strengths and perspectives
of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that
building successful relationships with our customers and our
communities is only possible through the diversity of our people.
And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative
thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training,
compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status,
medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected
We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a
position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before
they are hired.
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