The Supply Chain Director of Manufacturing is responsible for overseeing manufacturing and leading key initiatives to improve manufacturing efficiencies and plant operations in Owings Mills and the Arbutus Warehouse. The Director of Manufacturing will develop and maintain plant operations by efficiently and profitably meeting company standards and improving the company’s competitive position. This position will be primarily responsible for managing initiatives and teams involving packaging, blending, sanitation, and warehouse shipping/inventory. This includes managing the facility in all aspects of resource management (people, equipment/machinery and facilities), materials handling and processing, sanitation, production, and meeting the federal and state regulations in accordance with FDA, OSHA, USDA, FSMA and SQF. The Director of Manufacturing will also be responsible for oversight of plant safety program and metrics as well as ensuring that we are providing safe products to our customers.
The Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for developing and implementing manufacturing process improvements using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and other resources.
The Director of Manufacturing will manage multiple projects to meet cost savings objectives, specified deliverables, and deadlines. This position will serve as a member of continuous improvement teams to maximize equipment and labor efficiency, utilization, cost containment and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).