Wednesday, January 31, 2018

WineTalent Classifieds: Production Manager near Fresno, CA

WineTalent is working with our client, O'Neill Vintners & Distillers on a Production Manager to
manage and oversee the operations activities at the Parlier, CA production facility.


·       Facilitate, train, and coach team members in the use of Lean methodology
·       Develop and drive strategy for Continuous Improvement principles to become an integral part of operational culture
·       Develop production processing metrics (KPIs) that enable team discussion around continuous improvement
·       Develop daily/weekly critical processing metrics for both non-harvest and harvest related activities to ensure operations teams are meeting company goals
·       Mentor and coach front line leadership in skills of communication, supervising teams, engaging workforce on problem solving and workflow prioritization
·       Plan, organize, and direct production to meet or exceed established goals in a cost-effective manner
·       Foster and facilitate change management to ensure front line work force is engaged and enlisted throughout process or cultural change
·       Design, develop, and implement processes that increase yield and/or improve quality for all manufacturing
·       Coordinate with cross-functional managers and supervisors to establish production targets and quality control standards
·       Develop, implement, and maintain processes, procedures, and programs to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of the operation
·       Ensure that employees and frontline leadership have the required safety training and are consistently working in a safe manner; develop and implement safety programs to ensure a safe work environment is maintained
·       Coordinate with cross-functional managers to address organizational needs related to staffing, equipment and employee and food safety needs
·       Provide leadership, communication, and coaching to employees; cultivate a motivated employee environment of trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership
·       Ensure that operational supplies are on hand and available at all times
·       Develop, implement, and monitor department budget; manage expenses within approved budget constraints
·       Identify, document, and implement opportunities for continuous improvement
·       Perform other duties as assigned by manager

·       Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) in related field or equivalent preferred
·       LEAN manufacturing/Six Sigma experience 
·       Two to four years related experience or equivalent
·       Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates
·       Commitment to excellence and high standards
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills
·       Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
·       Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks
·       Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
·       Ability to manage priorities and workflow
·       Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
·       Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
·       Proficient on Word, Excel and PowerPoint
·       Proven leadership and business acumen skills
·       Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
·       Strong interpersonal skills
·       Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
·       Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
·       Bilingual skills a plus
·       Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions
·       Ability to perform the physical labor necessary
·       Ability to speak, read, write, and understand primary language(s) used in the workplace

·       Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.  Please visit for more information and for our contact information. 

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