Manufacturing Manager

Unilever - Jonesboro, AR

Posted 819 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Manufacturing, Management
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods, Cosmetics, Food Production
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Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong operations in more than 100 countries and sales in 180. With products that are used over two billion times a day around the world, we work to create a better future every day and help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. In the United States, Canada and the Greater Caribbean (Trinidad & Tobago, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico) the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry’s, Bertolli, Blue Band, Breyers, Caress, Consort For Men, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, fds, Good Humor, Hellmann’s, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, Just for Me!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Motions, Nexxus, Noxzema, OMO, Pond’s, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Ragu, Skippy, Slim-Fast, Soft & Beautiful, St. Ives, Suave, tcb, TIGI, TRESemmé, Vaseline, and Wish-Bone. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live, work and play, Unilever employs more than 13,000 people across North America – generating nearly $10 billion in sales in 2010. For more information, visit

Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Manager directs and controls the utilization of manpower and equipment for timely and efficient manufacturing of quality products to meet standards set by Unilever. The Manufacturing Manager must also support all Safety and Quality initiatives and drive the manufacturing department to a target of Zero incidents. This position will play a key role in the implementation of TPM and the development of a High Performance Teams culture in the Jonesboro facility. Key focus areas include the elimination of work-related injuries, elimination of plant-controllable customer complaints, and achievement of operational efficiency goals through process improvement, improved utilization of resources, schedule attainment, waste reduction and employee morale.

The position reports to the Jonesboro Supply Leader, with Packaged and Process Manufacturing Supervisors as direct reports. Additional responsibilities of the position include TPM pillar champion, participation on the plant Leadership Team, regular communication with functional areas (SHE, Quality, Maintenance, Logistics, Finance and Human Resources), training of personnel and serving as an ad-hoc member of teams as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Manage the operations of the factory- including Raw and Pack material management
2.Manage and respond on factory service levels, efficiencies, quality compliance, OSHE compliance and cost compliance
3.Lead Factory improvement programs through TPM Pillar Leadership
4.Lead and support the development of a High Performance Teams culture in the plant.
5.Implement HR policies and procedures
6.Support implementation of innovation within the factory and deliver to agreed ramp up plans
7.Manage and improve deployment of resources, people budgets and assets, to comply with cost and financial targets

Experience: 5-10 years plant site experience, or relevant supply chain experience related to factory operations.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, or related area.

Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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