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Smuckers Longmont , CO 80504

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For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit


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Longmont, Colorado

~ A comprehensive relocation package may be available


Department Manager


  • Build capability in Sandwich Making team leaders and technicians to deliver key business results and drive line/area improvements

  • Responsible for engaging the team in meeting Safety, Quality, Production and Cost targets for their line/area:

  • Develop and maintain scorecard and review with leadership each month; understand where gaps exist versus results targets and the causes

  • Ensure Key Performance Indicators are established for teams and results are communicated regularly

  • Drive high-performance work culture by engaging with team members on the floor and coaching to problem solve, make decisions, and become self-reliant

  • Leverage High-Performance Organizational principles to develop leadership skills in individuals and the teams

  • Partner with Department Manager in developing and delivering business master plan, including key technical and organizational projects

  • Address gaps in line/area performance through the implementation and effective coaching of Smucker Continuous Improvement methodologies; foster a zero-loss culture

  • Responsible for ensuring department issues are driven to root cause and eliminated

  • Understand company policies and procedures and apply consistently across your teams; administer any necessary discipline

  • Oversee training and qualification programs for designated line/area; participate in assessments, ensure effective training, and maintain consistent qualification standards

  • Translate complex information into easily understandable messages to facilitate clear communication and expectations

  • Embrace change and build team buy-in to new initiatives and improvements

  • Manage time and attendance for designated line/area (including payroll approval)

  • Provide performance based feedback to team leaders and technicians, included annual Performance Appraisals

  • Model the Basic Beliefs and Our Commitment to Each Other

  • Assist in executing plant start up Commissioning, Qualification, and Verification (CQV) activities



  • A Bachelor's Degree is required


  • At least 2 years of manufacturing operational experience is required, food manufacturing experience is preferred

  • At least 2 years of experience leading, supervising, or managing others is required

  • Prior people management experience in a high-performance work environment is preferred


  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a large organization to deliver business needs

  • Ability to effectively engage on the floor

  • Decisive, proactive and strategic in decision making

  • Strong analytical trouble-shooting, problem-solving, and root cause identification skills

  • Effectively works across organization boundaries and with diverse teams

  • Self-motivated, organized, and able to learn new skills/technologies quickly

  • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that most effectively supports the organization

  • Willingness to work off-shifts or weekends as needed

  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities

  • Some travel required for plant start up

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