Royal Cup Coffee Operations: Liquid Product Manager in Birmingham, Alabama

This job was posted by https://joblink.alabama.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.alabama.gov/ada/r/jobs/2262021 The Liquid Product Manager function has the following essential duties and areas of responsibility:- Always be mindful of and adhere to GMP's, Quality and Food Safety requirements.- Build and develop a team of 10-20 technicians to consistently achieve performance objectives in a safe work environment- Maintain on-going knowledge and experience with proper operation of all production equipment.- Develop- Ensure manufactured products are produced and available on time to fulfill customer orders.- Ensure product and package quality standards are being achieved at all times.- Ensure sanitation and housekeeping are maintained at expected levels, ensuring the plant in tour ready status, at all times.- Actively manage department activities to deliver against cost objectives.- Ensure the following quality control measures are successfully & timely identified when/if present and ensure issues are resolved:- Ability to put tape on the tape machine and adjust as needed for different products.- Ability to learn the entire process and become the process expert.- Ability to learn the CIP set up process to ensure all equipment and piping is sanitized properly.- Ability learn to make filler adjustments.- Ability to perform quality checks during the run, product fill levels, product temperature, cap torque setting, seals and appearance of package.- Ability to make sure all cases are presentable and sealed tightly.- Ability to perform product changeover.- Ability to set up ink jet printer.- Ability to set up bottle label applicator.- Ability to direct operator to ensure efficient utilization of man power.- Ability to make critical processing decisions.- Participate in "hands-on" work as needed.- Strict adherence to all company policies, procedures and safety rules.Qualifications:POSITION REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill(s), and/or abilities (including physical abilities) required to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.- Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent (for example a GED). Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred.- Minimum of 2-4+ years of management experience in an industrial manufacturing setting, preferably in a food manufacturing facility.- Demonstrable experience of being results focused, self-motivated and highly organized.- Demonstrable experience of stellar people management, team building/training and leadership.- Demonstrable experience with: analytical problem solving; examination/formulation of policy/procedure and strategy implementation.- Intermediate or higher user experience with all Microsoft Office Software, specifically with Word and Excel. Prior experience with SAP is highly preferable.- Ability to perform the physical demands of the position which, at times, are required to successfully perform each essential responsibility. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the core responsibilities. These physical demands may include, among other functions:- Be able to stand and walk constantly for approximately 8 or more hours a day.- Be able to sustain constant hand, finger and elbow movement while performing packaging machine operator functions.- Be able to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance (to include on small ladders); talk or hear; taste or smell.- Be able to occasionally sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.- Be able to bend or kneel to stack cartons on pallets.- Be able to frequently lift and/or move full cartons / other materials (up to a chest high level) that w eigh from 3-32 pounds:- Overhead lifting of cartons / packaging materials.- Bending or kneeling to stack cartons.- Bending, kneeling and climbing ladders to put packaging film on machines.- Be able to perform quality checks during the run, product fill levels, product temperatures, cap torque check and appearance of package.- Must be at least hand jack certified or willing to train and acquire proper certification to prove safe operation. Any forklift certification (Standup, Reach, Sit down) is a plus.- Ability to work within the work environment characteristics experienced while performing the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:- Frequently working near production machinery and occasionally near hand jacks or forklifts.- Frequently working in an environment with variable temperatures.- Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including permanent off shift assignment.- Willing to participate in "hands-on" work as needed.- Interested and capable of growing into positions of greater responsibility.- Ability to successfully complete the pre-employment process.