The Clorox Company Operations Manager , Food Wraps in Rogers, Arkansas

The Operations Leader is responsible for supporting the department manager in leading and coordinating the plant supply chain for the operating department. In this role, the Ops Leader will serve as a "manufacturing generalist" for all department operating team members focusing on daily management and coordination of safety, quality, costs, raw material management, customer service, people development, performance management, continuous improvement and WCO activities.

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Key Responsibilities

Operating Results -- Operating Floor Leadership:

Lead and coordinate resources needed to drive daily operations (safety, production, quality) and assure follow-up actions are identified and completed. Ensure that effective daily managing systems are in place to drive to root cause and process centered interventions. Drive operating results through department teams and star coordinator/cell interaction and engagement. Achieve current week/month/year operating targets in safety, OEE, costs, product and service quality, and capital and inventory management. Helps set process and workflow direction for department and provides direct input into team performance and evaluations. Handles requests and issues that require escalation beyond frontline and team resources.

People/Engagement Strategy Execution:

Ensure and nurture a safe working environment. Responsible for leading and developing teams and driving daily operations engagement and accountability. Provide advisory coaching and mentoring to team members. Work with T&Q and OE pillar leadership/teams to develop and implement intervention strategies to assist work teams in effectively operating within team coordinator and cell roles. Foster development of the Team Lead roles to ensure growth and development of the individuals and effectiveness of the role in total.

Continuous Improvement:

Lead sustainability process efforts (Centerlines, CILs, Abnormality tracking, other) to maintain and improve daily operations at world class standards. Utilize pillar leadership/teams to develop, implement, and execute tactical strategies to meet operating goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of operational experience

  • 3 years of leadership experience

  • Position will require the candidate to be in manufacturing environment with rotating equipment, elevated surfaces, temperature variations etc.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree from an accredited institution

  • Desire to move upward and relocate within Clorox

  • Operational technical experience

  • Team facilitation and consensus building working thru engagement of various levels of the organization

  • Excellent oral/written communication and people skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Exposure to World Class Manufacturing, Lean, or 6 sigma is a plus

Manufacturing & Operations

Our Manufacturing & Operations team strives to produce high-quality products at the best possible cost. In this group, you'll get hands-on experience managing and developing teams to deliver superior performance. Leaders in this group have the opportunity to drive projects that directly enhance performance throughout the entire supply chain.

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2018, contributed approx. $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled