Production Manager

Bobbie

Bobbie

Product
United States
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
About Bobbie

Bobbie is creating a parenting culture of confidence, not comparison. And it starts with how we choose to feed our babies. We crafted our European style infant formula with purposefully sourced, organic ingredients to give parents a product they are proud to feed their babies, direct to their doorstep. Bobbie is proud to be the only US formula that is designed to meet both FDA and EU standards.

Although 83% of parents turn to formula in the first year of their baby's life, this is the silent majority that is often shamed for not being able to exclusively breastfeed. Co-founded by two moms and created by a team of mom scientists, nutritionists, pediatricians, and lactation consultants, the Bobbie team knows first hand that there is no one size fits all for feeding. With Bobbie, we hope you can Bottle Boldly.

The Role:

We are looking for a strategic and collaborative Production Manager to join our dynamic team at our Heath, Ohio manufacturing facility. This person will be responsible for consistently finding ways to improve Bobbie's production processes and structures to help drive our success. This is a people leadership role on the 2nd shift from 3:00pm-11:30pm.

What you will accomplish:

  • Monitor and review project build schedules to identify potential issues and take proactive measures to resolve them, ensuring timely delivery and production efficiency.
  • Foster a culture of open communication and engagement by maintaining a high level of visibility with production staff
  • Uphold and ensure the attainment of desired product quality levels by implementing standard work procedures, providing training in operational and inspection techniques, and utilizing relevant tools and data.
  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices. Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.
  • Collaborate with other supervisors and relevant personnel to address equipment maintenance, safety protocols, work center schedules, company policies and practices, and performance improvement plans, fostering a cohesive and informed work environment.
  • Identify and address process-related challenges, providing support to production staff in implementing corrective actions to enhance team performance and overall productivity.
  • Ensure strict adherence to safety and health standards, implementing measures to maintain an accident-free work environment.

What we would like you to have:

  • 5-8 years of experience working in a food or beverage manufacturing facility required.
  • 5+ years of people management experience required.
  • Experience working in a US FDA Infant Formula, kosher, and/or organic food production environment preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate employees, keep the team disciplined, on task, and constantly striving for success.
  • Proven success in maintaining and fostering effective relationships and communication with key support functions to improve operations and ensure effective support of the manufacturing process.
  • Strong knowledge of the Quality System with understanding of the CAPA system and interrelated systems.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and addressing operational challenges.
  • Willingness to work off shift and be on call after normal business hours.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely manner, handle multiple tasks, and work under pressure.

You're inspired by our core values:

  • Be Radical - We are change makers, rule breakers and stigma shakers. We are unapologetically bold and use our megaphone for good.
  • Nurture the Tension - Parenthood is full of healthy tension, and so is building a company. We embrace the unknowns, practice humility and are a culture of learners.
  • Deliver Ounce by Ounce - Our customers have entrusted us to feed their babies. We lose sleep over the details, so they don't have to.
  • Don't Assume - We embrace our unique perspectives, withhold judgment, and find beauty in the paths that brought us all to Bobbie. Our strength is celebrating each other and our collective voice.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation

Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry. The salary for this position is $100,000 - $115,000 annually.

Benefits

  • Employee medical, dental, and vision insurance 100% covered by Bobbie, with options to add dependents through a subsidized pre-tax deduction
  • 20 paid days off
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • Snacks and beverages provided
  • Subsidized meals
  • One year subscription to Bobbie or Baby's Only

At Bobbie, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Bobbie is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.

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