Plant Manager (Milk Plant) San Leandro, CA

Albertsons Company Inc. San Leandro , CA 94579

Posted 2 months ago

About Us:

Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail and is supported by a very dynamic Self Manufacturing operation. We have a new vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength with deep local roots, that offers an easy, fun, friendly, and inspiring experience, no matter how a customer chooses to shop with us. We want talented individuals to be a part of this journey!

Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 23 distribution facilities, and 20 manufacturing plants with over 300,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is publicly owned with supermarkets across the country that includes Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Shaw's, Tom Thumb, United Supermarkets, United Express, Randalls, Albertson's Market, Pavilions, Star Markets, Market Street, Carrs, Haggen, Lucky, Amigos, Andronico's Community Markets, King's, Balducci's, and Albertson's Market Street.

Brief Overview: Safeway Milk Plant in San Leandro, CA is looking to add a Plant Manager to our dynamic team! If you are an enthusiastic leader with the passion to engage with and build up your team, we would be thrilled to meet you! The operation that you would be leading has experienced tremendous growth over the past 7 years with significant investments in expanding the plants production capabilities to include HTST Milk processing, ESL dairy processing, and most recently, a $50MM investment in a non dairy creamer ESL production line. The Plant has the largest operating budget in the 20 plant manufacturing operation. If you are looking for the opportunity to lead real and sustainable changes in a growing operation, this position is for you.

Our Cultural Principals

  • Teamwork: "We always support and recognize each other"

  • Learning: "We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others"

  • Ownership: "We always take actions to drive our success

  • Competition: "We always act with integrity to win over the customer"

  • Inclusivity: "We always value everyone's perspective"

  • Compassion: "We always treat each other and our customers with kindness and respect"

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the management of various manufacturing functions within a complex production facility, optimizing operational and financial results while meeting all customer requirements for quality and on time product delivery

  • Establish a Safety first work environment by walking the walk and making sure that safety is a point of daily observation and enforcement

  • Strong people leader with the ability to connect with personnel at all levels of the organization

  • Solid organizer with the ability to adapt priorities to address the biggest needs of the business

  • Be a high energy change agent by ensuring that the fundamentals of World Class Manufacturing exist and are follow in all areas of the business to maximize business performance

  • Develop a work environment within manufacturing that promotes trust, teamwork, quality, and safety

  • Ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures.

  • Empower workforce, build teams, assign accountability, hire, develop, evaluate, train, coach, succession planning, and manage union contract negotiations etc.

  • Accountable for the controllable costs and capital execution of the plant. Identify and manage capital projects. Identify, relay to upper management, and implement efficiency and cost cutting measures that will improve operational results. Benchmark facility's costs and pricing to ensure competitive levels are maintained.

  • Identify new market opportunities both inside and outside of the Company, while expanding and supporting current business.

  • Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with Company, Federal and State guidelines. Ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, Etc.).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 to 10 years of increasing levels of responsibility in a manufacturing environment
  • 3 plus years' experience with implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree in Food Science, Engineering, and/or Business Management preferred

  • Experience with fluid Dairy and ESL processing a big plus

  • Financial/budget management experience

  • Ability to recognize, organize, and prioritize multiple high priority projects

  • Ability delegate, assign responsibilities, follow up, and drive accountability at all levels of the organization

  • Capital project development, cost estimation and management skills

  • Proven negotiation, management, interpersonal, coaching and team building skills

  • Managing for Results/ Development skills

  • Production Engineering knowledge

  • Ability to interface with regulatory agencies

  • Exceptional verbal/written communication

  • Experience with equipment/maintenance

  • Knowledge of MS applications including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and ability to grasp additional business-related applications


This Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at 1-888-255-2269.

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Plant Manager (Milk Plant) San Leandro, CA

Albertsons Company Inc.