Leprino Foods

  • Materials Manager

    Job Locations US-CO-Fort Morgan
    Requisition ID
    2018-2954
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(8/10/2018 6:30 PM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve our daring vision, we’re looking for the secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

     

    Within our Fort Morgan, CO manufacturing facility, we are seeking a highly qualified Materials Manager on our plant leadership team to continue moving our organization to even larger levels of food quality, production, and supply chain efficiencies. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.

    Responsibilities

    • Use your natural leadership ability daily to build, lead, mentor, develop, and grow highly functioning teams of warehousing and materials management personnel.
    • Direct the warehouse department in the coordination of production scheduling, purchasing, warehousing, recycling, vendor delivery and pick-ups, and distribution of product to ensure that products are produced and delivered to internal and external customers in a cost-effective and timely manner.
    • Conduct accurate physical inventory counts, reconcile daily usage reports, ensure accurate and timely loading/unloading of trailers, and review out-of-spec finished products with Quality Execution to meet our shipping needs.
    • Establish and direct product logistic plans to assure minimal distribution costs while maintaining high customer service levels.
    • Direct the development and implementation of systems and procedures to support and enhance the functioning of the Fort Morgan Warehouse.
    • Ensure product and supply inventory levels are maintained within Corporate/Regional guidelines to ensure availability of product and adequate rotation of product quality purposes.
    • Oversee development of weekly schedules for production and act as liaison between Corporate Product Management and plant departments to assure timely introduction of new products, systems, and changes.
    • Support safety and quality programs to ensure a safe working environment and those corporate procedures are maintained.
    • Will you turn your passion into impact? At Leprino we are dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish millions of families around the world. It's a big responsibility and we hope you're up for it.
    • Accept a challenging environment where solving problems, continuous learning, and a high technical aptitude is the norm, not the exception. Take ownership of your career – it’s yours to grow if you’re willing to put the work in.
    • Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.

     

    Offering You In Return:

    • Real career stability, leadership experience, and an ever-learning environment in our state-of-the-art operations. You will play a leading part with the most technologically advanced dairy foods company in the nation. Our proprietary processing technologies are almost a decade ahead of even our closest competitors.
    • The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.
    • A chance to reside in sunny Fort Morgan, Colorado: 300 days of clear blue skies, and located just 80 miles northeast of Denver; the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders.

    Qualifications

    You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

    • Bachelor’s degree in Product Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, or similar disciplines.
    • Seven (7) years of progressive leadership experience in Warehouse, Logistics, or Materials Management functional area, primarily in a manufacturing environment.

     

    We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

    • Ten (10) years of progressive leadership as a Warehouse, Logistics, or Materials Manager within the food/dairy manufacturing industry.
    • APICS CPIM certification.

     

    “The culture of Leprino Foods is built by a family of passionate employees who believe in what they do, who understand the value of teamwork and understand that no one person is greater than the other.” – Steve, Colorado Plant Manager

                                                                                                         

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