Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Biola, CA

Description

Job Description

Assistant Manager, Production – Biola, CA 

At Nutrien Ag Solutions, we are devoted to the health and safety of all our employees and customers.  During this time of uncertainty with Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are taking extra precautions in our Manufacturing Facilities and Retail Sites to ensure safety and limit exposure for all.  Nutrien Ag Solutions is still hiring and we continue to drive towards our mission of Feeding the Future.

 

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

What you will do:

  • Lead and manage a team of manufacturing/production personnel; actively participate in hiring, training and reviewing performance and development of staff
  • Lead and maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources
  • Provide manufacturing process and team support. Offer direction, expertise and effort in specific manufacturing areas.
  • Become the process expert on all existing and new products manufactured at the site
  • Maintain focus on meeting plant objectives in safety, quality, productivity, delivery and cost
  • Ensure accomplish work results by establishing priorities, monitoring progress, resolving production problems and reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
  • Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data
  • Ensure timely reporting, investigating, root cause analysis, and corrective implementation of all accidents and incidents within the manufacturing department
  • Support and guide production personnel to seek ways to eliminate waste and improve efficiency throughout the plant
  • Schedule formulation to meet timely demands from orders, product quality and cost constraints and support the initiatives of the sales force to grow the business
  • Work closely with the Plant Manager and Management team to oversee budget and provide input into forecasting requirements for all budgetary needs. Manage material usage and production rates to maximize yield and minimize waste
  • Ensure supply of raw chemicals and packaging materials meet production needs
  • Fulfill customer orders and manage outbound shipping to maintain inventory levels
  • Keep current with formulation changes

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; may consider relevant experience in lieu of
  • 3+ years of plant/production experience including supervisor, mentor or leader experience required
  • PSM/RMP experience preferred
  • Six Sigma or Continuous Improvement experience

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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