EJD Supply Chain

Manager, Technical Support

Job ID: 3829-en_US
Location: Orange, CA

Job Category: Manufacturing / Operations

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As the nation’s leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

Choose a career in Supply Chain and Technical & Production and you’ll be part of our logistics backbone – and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of BlueTriton Brands offers you the chance to experience collaboration in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated and passionate people in our Supply Chain factories spread across the nation.

Job Description

We are seeing a Technical Support Manager to be location in Orange, CA and to report to the Director Asset Reliability.

 

National Subject Matter Expert with focus on equipment performance through Bottle Processing, Asset Reliability, Operational Competency Development Systems, Technical / Equipment Competency Development Systems, Operational and Maintenance Standards, Quality & Safety Standards. 

Key activities include:

  • Lead the development and deployment for operations and technical competency for related equipment. 
  • Provide leadership, strategy, tools and systems to the Factory Teams with a specific focus on:
    • Competency Development
    • Innovation
    • Scrap Reduction 
    • Projects
  • Maintenance strategy and execution
  • Analyze data and act with a sense of urgency with root cause for market top losses with a solutions mindset
  • Provide regular business updates on routing performance using system analytics (IE a KPI Dashboard)
  • In-depth knowledge or solutions including the ability to provide assistance for factory support 24/7
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of relevant issues, insights, practices and opportunities to identify and make recommendations for opportunities
  • Manage vendor relationships through effective communication and issues management to ensure stakeholders are engaged throughout and system deliverables are met.

Qualifications

Key Attributes:
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred (Engineering, preferred)
•    5-10 years of Blowmolding and/or Injection experience 
•    Prior experience leading projects
•    Ability to define and execute multiple detailed activity plans simultaneously, maintaining an ability to articulate progress and status clearly to key stakeholders
•    Natural ability to coordinate and facilitate diverse teams of different skill sets, backgrounds and locations
•    Ability to conduct and facilitate workshops with business representatives, management and executives, team member resources, and external 3rd party groups
•    Highly developed technical skills in blow molding technology 
•    Problem solving skills that use techniques to identify the root cause of the issue such as Lean or Six Sigma and then ability to clearly communicate (verbal/orally) this position
•    Attention to detail in the written communications
•    Advanced communication skills with a demonstrated ability to provide advice, consult and negotiate with senior management and manage key relationships between stakeholders involved in an upgrade/implementation environment
•    Comfortable in adapting working hours to align with demands of communication across multiple time zones
•    Comfortable to perform well under pressure
•    Ability to travel domestically up to 50%
•    Use own and others’ expertise to achieve outcomes, and take responsibility for delivering intended outcomes
•    Work through issues, weigh up alternatives and identify the most effective solutions in collaboration with others
•    Explore a range of possibilities and creative alternatives to contribute to system, process, and business improvements

BlueTriton Brands is the nation’s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills, Ice Mountain and Pure Life. We’re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship – most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package – something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It’s not just the work that you’ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you’ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you’d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at BlueTriton Brands?

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.

BlueTriton Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment:  Disabled/Veteran. 

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