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The Materials Manager is responsible for receipt, storage and handling of all raw ingredients and packaging supplies purchased for the Irvine factory and for receipt, and shipment to distribution center of all finished good produced at the facility. In addition, responsible for the Material Planning group, this position supplies the factory with raw ingredients and packaging.
Key Responsibilities of the Role
Oversee and lead the implementation of the RMP (Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the factory accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR.
The incumbent is responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of personnel in the Warehouse Department.
Plan, organize, and manage department functions effectively:
Manage inventory (timely, compliance with Company policies, timely reporting, Fifo rotation).
Assure accurate and timely computer system data entry (SAP).
Assure accurate shipping, receiving, and production records.
Assist with hold and recall procedures to assure customer safety in conjunction with Quality
Direct activities to assure that storage requirements for ingredients and finished goods are met.
Assure department personnel safety, training, motivation and effectiveness.
Develop, implement and monitor department goals.
Develop and manage department budget.
Assume all safety, system, and lift truck certification and training.
Maintain proper housekeeping and sanitation.
Coordinates and expedites flow of materials for planned production.
Plan, organize and implement effective communications for/with:
Manages capital and process improvement projects for department.
Other department/employees in facility.
Outside carriers and storage locations.
Factory and corporate management.
Provide leadership for facility by active involvement on Factory Staff and other teams/committees as required. Provide input into the long-range planning of the facility.
Make effective decisions impacting department, factory budgets, and personnel. Incumbent also may be required to make decisions impacting Company business and outside agencies or companies, such as USDA, purchasing contracts, product hold/recall, etc.
Administer department and Company policies and procedures as part of the factory management staff.
Financial Controls and Budgeting: Responsible for providing leadership and guidance during budget building with constant emphasis on practical business and financial responsibility.
Interprets company policies to workers and enforces policies and safety regulations.
Human resource responsibilities will include departmental interviewing/evaluating/hiring prospective employees, goal setting, performance evaluation, employee relations, consistent administration of policies and procedures, training, recognition, EEO/AAP, Labor Relations commitment/opportunities and compliance with internal and external requirements.
Training and Safety Provide a safe and healthful work environment for all personnel through consistent support of the company's Kraft Heinz Safety Process. Oversee safety processes including, but not limited to, goal setting, hazard recognition, and elimination, administration of safety procedures and corresponding corrective action, area inspection, job skills, and compliance training, accident investigation and safety meetings.
Bachelors level degree is highly preferred
5 years' supervisory experience is required, preferably in warehousing.
2-5 years of experience in supply chain, logistical, warehousing or distribution is required
Working knowledge of financial and budgetary experience.
SAP experience preferred
Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, presentation and facilitation skills.
Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and strategic planning.
Incumbent must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to deal with both internal and external customers.
In-depth knowledge of State and Federal rules/regulations such as EEO, OSHA, FDA, USDA.
Ability to identify and solve problems.
Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, overtime and weekend work.
Project management skills.
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