McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Team Manager . This new hire will work in our Salinas Distribution Center, located at 341 El Camino Real South, Suite 20 – Salinas, CA. The Team Manager will report to a Distribution Center Manager.
With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.McCormick brings passion to flavor™!
As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.
The Distribution Team Manager I in Salinas, California, reports to the Distribution Center Manager and is responsible for all distribution activities associated with shipping, receiving, and warehousing for retail, Food Service and Industrial business across a two-shift operation.
This Team Manager is expected to meet department and distribution objectives in the areas of efficiency, regulatory compliance, safety and training and administration of departmental budget, utilizing High Performance Work Systems (HPWS), the Team Manager continually designs, develops and supports operating procedures throughout the warehouse and supports employee development via coaching, mentoring, intuitive insight and facilitation skills
•Interactively leads, develops and guides high performance teams utilizing coaching, mentoring and solid facilitation skills; using a principle based management style. •Manages processes for warehouse, including labor management, budget compliance, quality, cost, root cause analysis, continuous improvement and reliability •Drives performance through use of core metrics and scorecards, reliability, waste, safety, sanitation, cost and other performance standards •Leads high performance work teams in cross-functional projects •Interacts cross functionally to resolve issues and ensure that customer service requirements are met •Utilizes problem solving methodology and information systems (SAP, downtime database) to enable decision making and performance metric development •Leads and participates in problem solving to evaluate, develop, document, and implement process improvement projects designed to improve reliability resulting in increased throughput and efficiencies •Sets annual goals and objectives •Executes long term strategies to drive and sustain team performance
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelor’s Degree •Minimum of 3 years leading and managing employees in a logistics, distribution, and/or manufacturing plant environment •Strong command of employee relations, interpersonal, and communication skills •Experience developing and guiding functional and cross-functional teams, projects and processes •Demonstrates participative management and leadership skills •Demonstrated project management skills •Proven ability to develop and guide staff in a High Performance environment •Excellent problem solving and analytical skills •Experience effectively utilizing team building for operations improvement in a logistics, distribution, and/or manufacturing plant environment. •Demonstrated ability to develop data-metrics, initiatives and solutions •High level of motivation with a passion for high performance and functional excellence •Strong computer skills •Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of a two shift operation, even with little notice •Manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, color perception •Ability to lift up 10 pounds on a continual basis, 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis and 26-50 pounds on an occasional basis
•Bilingual in English and Spanish •Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel •Experience using Microsoft Outlook •Experience using an WMS system, particularly SAP
McCormick & Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected status.