Production Manager

  • Del Rey, CA 93616, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Here's what we bring to the table:

* Competitive benefits package including Medical (with 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental, and 401k with match eligibility
* Access to fully Equipped On-site Gym

*On-site subsidized Cafe
* Wonderful Giving (www.wonderfulgiving.com) -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice
* Work-Life balance

POM Wonderful is the largest grower and producer of fresh pomegranates and pomegranate juice in the United States as well as the worldwide leader in fresh California pomegranates and pomegranate-based products, including our 100% pomegranate juices, teas and innovative juice blends sold in the iconic double-bubble bottle. With nearly two million pomegranate trees in Central California, we grow, handpick and juice our own pomegranates to ensure the highest quality. By managing the entire production process from tree to bottle, POM Wonderful guarantees that our products come from only one source--100% California-grown POM Wonderful pomegranates. Sold throughout the world and in the vast majority of North American retailers, our selection of products includes pomegranate-based juices and teas, fresh fruit when in season, and fresh arils, as well as industrial products such as juice concentrate and pomegranate extract.

POM Wonderful is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4.6 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company's 10,000 employees worldwide are committed to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, almonds, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in the company's market share: Wonderful Pistachios® is America's No. 1 tree nut brand and America's fastest-growing snack; Wonderful® Halos® is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful® is the No. 1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI® Water is America's No. 1 premium imported bottled water brand; JUSTIN® Wine has the No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon in California; and Teleflora® is the world's leading floral delivery service.

The Wonderful Company's connection to consumers has health at its heart and giving back in its DNA. The company has a longstanding commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $400 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $50 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $100 million toward the construction of two charter school campuses in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit www.wonderful.com/csr.


POM Wonderful is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

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Job Description

The Production Manager manages all activities related to Beverage Operations including extraction, blend/drum, plastics, and filling departments. The Beverage Production Manager will work closely with production supervisors, maintenance, and quality personnel in order to plan work, set targets, and ensure finished product meets quality standards.

 Here's What You'll Do:

  • Develops and maintains manufacturing operations business plans to include all program requirements, labor hours, cycle, and production costs.
  • Provides input to the development of product strategy and research and development of new and emerging products.
  • Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
  • Provides guidance to the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs.
  • Ensures all established costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met.
  • Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.
  • Deermines responsibilities of assigned organization and staff positions to accomplish business objectives.
  • Trains and ensures all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.

Qualifications

Here's What You'll Bring To The Table: 

  • Ability to see the "big picture" business perspective but is willing to "roll up their sleeves" and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to achieve high impact in an unstructured environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to provide guidance and assistance to all levels of employees.
  • Professional communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Ability to perform efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to employ creative and innovative thought processes.
  • Ability to perform analysis and communicate results effectively.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Oracle software.

Education & Experience:

At least 3-5 years progressively responsible Production experience in a managerial capacity, with a specific emphasis in manufacturing preferably within a production/manufacturing setting. Or a bachelor's degree in related field. Background in all aspects of production.

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