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Senior Manager, Production - St. Louis, MO

Posted 15 Jul 2024
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dsm-firmenich has an exciting opportunity as a Senior Manager in our St. Louis manufacturing facility. This position is responsible for the management, direction and coordination of production operations. Developing plans to achieve optimum performance of each operation unit and oversee the implementation of plans, goals and objectives. Is also responsible for achieving these objectives by delegation authority to lead personnel and supervisors in assigned areas. Ensure proper training of staff, prepare related reports and audit current procedures to assure compliance with company policy.

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the activities of all Plant Production functions while ensure compliance with Safety, Health, Environmental, Quality and Food Safety standards
  • Controls quality and cost of production through appropriate subordinates and coordination with peer managers
  • Ensures that fixed asset capital investments are properly managed and provide a maximum return. Develops an awareness of new and emerging technologies and provide recommendations when applicable and practical
  • Responsible for the safe operation of production units and the safety of all operating staff members. The safety of operations personnel must be equal to the importance of excellent product quality and production of products
  • Responsible for promoting food product safety, the use of GMPs, and the overall sanitation of plant production areas. Responsible for all compliance with HACCP policies
  • Ensure training and development program is well defined, appropriate and implemented throughout the staff
  • Responsible for conducting investigation for internal and external purposes to ensure root cause analysis and action plan matches the stakeholders expectations

We bring

  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future

You bring

Bachelor’s degree in Management or technical field is required, plus experience in a plant operations management position is essential

  • Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required
  • Experience in SPC & spreadsheets, manufacturing software experience helpful plus experience is required in Food safety and quality assurance in food programs
  • Knowledge in SAP and LIMS required plus, high proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and ability to manipulate, analyze, and summarize data to provide key insights and develop strategic and tactical plans.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of regulations and ISO management systems and principles including but not limited to HAACP, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, FSSC 22000, and FSMA
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to convey complex concepts in relatable terms across all levels of the organization
  • Be adept at working under pressure and demonstrate the ability to confidently make decisions with incomplete or conflicting data applying sound judgment and good reasoning skills
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies, and capable of and comfortable with working in a lab and manufacturing environment

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.

As a committed equal opportunity employer, we ensure our recruitment practices are inclusive and fair. We encourage the recruitment of a diverse workforce, representative of the communities in which we work, by using inclusive language, diverse interview panels, diversified sourcing strategies. Selection is based on qualifications, competency, experience, performance history and fit with the team to advance fair and equitable opportunity.

Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, backgrounds, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

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Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary…


Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. Put it all together and you have a unique health, nutrition and materials company with annual sales of close to €9 billion, locations in 49 countries and more than 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.

Manufacturing
Heerlen
22,224 employees