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Kitting Production Manager

Company: Veritiv
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Kitting Production Manager is responsible for managing a team of employees using machinery and equipment to assist with packaging steps along a production line, in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. Role also responsible for forecasting and management of kitting inventory and data.

Job Responsibilities:

Off-Site Partner Responsibilities:

  • Direct, lead, manage and guide the kitting portfolio of 100+ customers.
  • Direct, influence and drive innovation across the kitting/converting portfolio partners
  • Responsible for the design and develop of standardized SOW's for all suppliers
  • Responsible for vendor management structure to ensure the quality of providers through supplier scorecards, metrics and reporting
  • Drive continuous improvement with vendors in service and quality
  • Manage margin performance
  • Maintain effective relationships across the matrix and work closely with a diverse cross functional team, leading them in planning and execution of planning for the year and seasonal peaks.
  • Manage relations with Veritiv equipment service teams

Kitting Responsibilities:

  • Direct, manage and lead the California based production, quality, purchasing, back office, and IT teams activities
  • Direct teams (individual department managers, supervisors, etc.) in effectively managing each respective department
  • Responsible for achieving production targets in quality, productivity, efficiency, capacity, safety, cost control, staff development, and customer service for all customers serviced by the California Kitting team
  • Ensure compliance and maintain with all applicable local, state, federal and/or company policy and procedures required for direct food contact packaging.
  • Communicate effective targets and priorities to production, quality, purchasing, back office and IT support teams
  • Ensure maintenance of production and inventory records
  • Manage employee selection, training, performance evaluation, discipline, documentation, salary and termination processes
  • Maintain a positive, proactive work environment
  • Work with applicable teams to ensure kitting team's compliance to all company safety processes and procedures

Qualifications/Knowledge & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of warehousing experience
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing or production management experience
  • 3-5 years of experience with, and an in-depth knowledge of ERP, WMS, AX, Production Planning, customer and vendor integrations and management, e-commerce platforms, etc.
  • 3-5 years of experience distributing, corrugator, printing production lines
  • 4 year degree in Business, Kitting, Supply Chain, Contract Administration, Packaging, or other related field of study
  • APICS certification, a plus
  • Budget and P&L experience
  • Must be able to function in a complex, collaborative, fast-paced, heavily matrixes, environment
  • Superior collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivation and strength in balancing competing priorities, balance changing workloads and projects
  • Steadiness in the face of a hectic, time-sensitive work environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Effectively meet customer and supplier process requirements
  • Create and analyze operational performance metrics
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Fluent in Spanish, strongly preferred
  • Expert Excel Knowledge
  • Excited about equipment and operations

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in warehouse, in production/kitting environment as well as in office.
  • Some lifting may be required

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv's legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Veritiv is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

EEO Policy US | EEO Policy Canada | EEO Policy Mexico

This description does not attempt to define the job's essential functions as defined by applicable disabilities law.

Keywords: Veritiv, San Leandro , Kitting Production Manager, Other , San Leandro, California

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