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TEAM MANAGER - OPERATIONS

COMMERCE, CA, US, 90040

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Production Team Manager on our Mojave business. This new hire will work in our Commerce, CA plant. The Production Team Manager will report to the Operations Manager.

With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better™. The Mojave business unit manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the Hispanic Community - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a business owner of the team, the Operations Team Manager is accountable for safety, quality, productivity, sanitation, continuous improvement and all aspects of people management for one or more production lines across all shifts. The Team Manager proactively recommends and implements process improvement initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies, and process reliability. This person supervises and coordinates activities of Technicians engaged in processing and/or packaging product and ensures Technicians and Crew Leaders are trained and developed in the safe and optimal operation of equipment, as well as behavioral and leadership competencies. The Team Manager ensures organization standards are met in the areas of safety, quality, reliability, cost, and service and interacts with other Team Managers to coordinate activities between departments. The Team Manager aligns and empowers employees in a way that excites and motivates them to meet/exceed common objectives.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the safety of the employees and quality of the products.
  • Meets customer demand and improves overall operations.
  • Creates a cohesive organization across all shifts to include rotating through the shifts regularly to ensure constant and regular interaction, direction setting and leadership support with shift Crew Leaders and team members
  • Leads failure analysis when required for failures (including near miss and actual incidents)
  • Participates in planning for technological and engineering improvements
  • Develops and ensures all procedures and best practices are documented and creates an atmosphere of 100% compliance to operational processes and procedures and continuous improvement using problem solving methodologies and established principals, including GMPs and other guidelines to ensure safety and sanitation
  • Proactively recommends and implements process improvement initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Creates and manages data reports, provide data and reports to Maintenance, Analyze data
  • Manages interactions with other areas to support total plan objectives (including, but not limited to; Materials Mgmt., QA, HR, Continuous Improvement, maintenance, etc.)
  • Leads and develops his/her non-exempt (hourly) direct reports while fostering a team environment, responsible for meeting or exceeding all production goals (process reliability, cost, waste, safety, quality, sanitation, and other performance standards)
  • Coaches and mentors non-exempt team members supports and develops McCormick High Performance Systems (MHPS) Business Teams to ensure that information flow, personnel development, recognition, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvements are an integral part of the daily activities

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in leading and managing employees in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience developing, coaching, and motivating employees in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills to assess risks
  • Ability to alter work hours according to business needs

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.
  • Food manufacturing experience.
  • ERP experience (I.E. SAP).

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles