WestRock Operations Manager in Bakersfield, California

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Operations Manager - Bakersfield, CA

2710 "O" St

Bakersfield, California, 93301

United States

WestRock has an opportunity for an Operations Manager at our facility in Bakersfield, CA. Bakersfield Recycle is a paper and plastic recycling facility committed to creating and increasing the WestRock Recycling presence in Bakersfield and the surrounding areas. Our success is directly related to our efficiency. With that in mind, our Operations Manager has the following responsibilities:

* The Opportunity: *

Manage employees to include schedules, training, productivity, and discipline when necessary.

Create and oversee the daily production schedule.

Address unplanned and scheduled maintenance issues.

Manage and solve maintenance issues as they arise.

Responsible for ensuring quality systems are in place and comply with customer specifications.

Manage production of customer product on a timely basis per schedule.

Oversee logistics for the shipping and receiving of raw materials.

Oversight of major projects

Oversight of plant purchases – production supplies

Environmental and Storm Water oversight

Maintain and create a strong safety culture

Oversee the organization of the work space and tools to increase efficiency.

* What You Need To Succeed: *

3+ years supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting.

2+ years of experience fostering a strong safety environment.

Experience utilizing your organization and planning skills in a manufacturing environment.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience operating material handling equipment such as forklifts and loaders

Maintenance experience and a strong mechanical aptitude

Willing to work the hours needed to complete daily tasks

Shipping and Receiving/Logistics experience a plus

OSHA training is a plus

Recycling experience a plus

Experience with Six Sigma & lean principles is a plus

* What We Offer: *

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

The Opportunity:Manage employees to include schedules, training, productivity, and discipline when necessary.Create and oversee the daily production schedule.Address unplanned and scheduled maintenance issues.Manage and solve maintenance issues as they arise.Responsible for ensuring quality systems are in place and comply with customer specifications.Manage production of customer product on a timely basis per schedule.Oversee logistics for the shipping and receiving of raw materials.Oversight of major projectsOversight of plant purchases – production suppliesEnvironmental and Storm Water oversightMaintain and create a strong safety cultureOversee the organization of the work space and tools to increase efficiency.What You Need To Succeed:3+ years supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting.2+ years of experience fostering a strong safety environment.Experience utilizing your organization and planning skills in a manufacturing environment.Excellent communication skills.Experience operating material handling equipment such as forklifts and loadersMaintenance experience and a strong mechanical aptitudeWilling to work the hours needed to complete daily tasksShipping and Receiving/Logistics experience a plusOSHA training is a plusRecycling experience a plusExperience with Six Sigma & lean principles is a plusWhat We Offer:Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellenceComprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunitiesAn attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potentialA career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.*CBWRK#CAWestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

Production/Manufacturing

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Operations Manager

California-Bakersfield

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