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Operations Team Manager

US

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a Production Team Manager reporting to the Operations Team Manager. This individual will work at the Dallas Plant located in Irving, Texas. 

 

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 brings passion to flavor™!  

 

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, provides leadership for a functional team within a high performance environment. Oversees the daily management of the function and drives improvement activities through the development of people and processes. Has overall accountability for the results of the team. Requires an understanding and ability to apply procedures and concepts of own technical area.

 

The Team Manager for Production is accountable for quality, safety, productivity, sanitation, continuous improvement and all aspects of people management for one or more production lines across all applicable shifts. Ensures that Technicians and Crew Leaders are trained and develop in the safe and optimal operation of equipment, as well as behavioral and leadership competencies. Supervises and coordinates activities of Technicians engaged in processing and /or packaging product. Ensures that organization standards are met in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability, Cost and Service.

 

Interacts with other Team Managers to coordinate activities between departments. Responsible for the development and performance management of team members.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads a team in a specific functional area in a manner consistent with the core beliefs and guiding principles of McCormick High Performance System.
  • Provides regular performance feedback and oversees development/ training plans for individuals within the team. Utilizes coaching and facilitation skills to manage employee relations.
  • Removes barriers that prevent the team from achieving goals.
  • Actively uses performance and development tools to document and facilitate improvement / recognition discussions.
  • Utilizes problem solving tools and methodologies to implement continually improve processes within the function.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and tenacity to resolve problems and implement process improvements.
  • Leads a root cause analysis when required for failures that meet the applicable threshold.
  • Develops and ensures all functional procedures and best practices are documented and continually improved. Interacts cross- functionally to resolve issues.
  • Directs and supports the daily management of the team to prioritized work and achieve goals.
  • Creates an atmosphere of 100% compliance to operational processes and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively up, down and across the organization.
  • Creates a vision for the team that is in alignment with the Plant, Division, and McCormick.
  • Communicates Organizational and plant objectives, including the attainment of established scorecard metrics and ensures that they are understood and linked to the team’s work.  
  • Manages interactions with other areas to support total plant objectives.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to share information and ensure two-way communication.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related field is required.
  • Minimum 2- 3 years experience leading and managing employees in a production / manufacturing environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate, and coach a team along with a deep respect for the capabilities of all people on the team required
  • Demonstrated practice of leadership principles required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the financial impact of business decisions effecting staffing, product components and inventory required
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills to assess risks required
  • Knowledge of packaging and processing equipment required
  • Ability to work flexible hours required (normal work hours are day shift)
  • Willingness to relocate for future assignments required

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong mechanical ability preferred
  • Experience at leading a change initiative or championing a major component of a larger change preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP or another enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool preferred
  • Experience with TPM is a plus

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.  You must be lawfully authorized to commence work upon being offered employment.

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.