Job Detail: Bottling Production Manager

Job Order #10028

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
12/3/2018 Bottling Production Manager Fort Smith - Arkansas Food and Beverages


Walker Elliott has partnered with one of the largest producers of beverages to locate a Bottling Production Manager to lead it's various bottling lines.   The role is responsible for ensuring consistent product quality in line within the corporate standards, minimize waste, maintain a safe and clean work environment and maximize equipment effectiveness.


  • Ensures that the line is ready to run at the start of the shift and will run to the shutdown of the shift.  Diagnoses machine problems, both electrical and mechanical, and drives correction of said problems.  Insures that all problems with the line are addressed and/or repaired before leaving the line.  Makes physical adjustments and repairs on the run to assure an efficient line operation. 
  • The Bottling Production Manager is fully trained in line setup procedures for each piece of equipment on his or her line. Performs preventive maintenance, daily lubrication and inspections on all equipment as required and identified problems with the machines before it becomes a non operational condition.  Rebuilding of wear parts as to ensure that all equipment is in “Like New” condition. 
  • Coordinates with and assists Engineering with repairs to the line and other CAPEX projects as assigned. 
  • Drive TPR practices (audits, follow-ups, inspections, etc) on-line as assigned to ensure the on-going utilization of TPR as a departmental tool to increase efficiency and drive down costs. 
  • Utilize Maintenance Connection as needed to input WO’s in order to drive repairs aimed towards improving performance.  Leads the hourly operators by building an environment of team work. Assist, train and coach all line operators on proper setups, machine operations and necessary repairs. 
  • Utilize principles of team building, operator development, personal development, decision making, people skills, coaching skills, ethics, and critical thinking abilities in conjunction with support from Bottling management.  Act as the initial line in Bottling Leadership and conduct daily tasks accordingly.
  • Bottling line set up and KPI targets are visible and reviewed with line team(s). 
  • Utilizes the chain of command to pass communication up from Operators to Supervisors and vice versa. Will temporarily cover for select Supervisory duties when tasked by Dept Leadership in instances of Supervisor absence, not to include disciplinary functions.
  • Ensure all safety policies and procedures are in place and being followed on the bottling lines such as safety glasses, ear plugs, cut-resistant gloves, etc. 
  • Ensure all quality checks are being completed and that all inventory/downtime records are accurate from assigned line.


  • BS in Engineering or Technical Degree is preferred
  • 5+ years of bottling lines supervision
  • Previous employee management experience
  • Able to handle multiple CAPEX projects
  • Strong communication skills

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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