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Custom Manufacturing Senior Operations Manager

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Custom Manufacturing Senior Operations Manager

RB is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands. 

A fantastic opportunity is available for a Custom Manufacturing Senior Operations Manager to join our Supply team in Parsippany, NJ. 


About the role 

The primary role of the Custom Manufacturing Senior Operations Manager is to lead RB Health US’s custom manufacturing operations; ensuring safety, quality, service, cost/ productivity and inventory controls targets are achieved.


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Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the operation and people of 3 critical operations across the RB US network.
  • Develop and manage the US’s Custom Manufacturing Operation budget across multiple sites while drive significant cost reduction via both fixed and variable cost plans.
  • Partners with RB Planning and Commercial Team to deliver flawless execution of all promotional display activity for RB across all operations within RB Logistic Centers.
  • Key leadership member of the NA Logistics Director team, driving outperformance in compliance, service and cost control for the NA network.
  • Lead efforts to improve Gross Margin performance through the development and execution of processes that deliver cost-effective design and execution of promotional vehicles and Warehouse Club pallets for all RB’s embellished items (display, special packs, etc).
  • Optimizes the departmental organization structure and focus on people development through education, training or internal opportunities.
  • Sets goals and measures that ensure customer focus, safe manufacturing of quality products and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for the control of VOH, Inventory (Finished Good and components), direct labor and obsolescence.
  • Partners with Procurement to lead tenders with strategic operation and component vendors.
  • Lead efforts to insure slow moving and obsolete Custom Manufacturing components are actioned by the commercial businesses in a structured way on a monthly basis.
  • Guide efforts to insure compliance with all applicable Good Manufacturing Practices and requirements; update and modify site-operating procedures as required in cooperation with Regional Center Quality Management.
  • Ensures the compliance to safety policies of Reckitt Benckiser as well as compliance to the appropriate local safety and environmental regulations.
  • Serve as a key liaison between the Logistics Centers and the Commercial Divisions in the development and fulfillment of customer specific promotions.
  • Manage the flow of Custom Manufactured goods into the Logistics Centers and Distribution Centers to insure all sites achieve the desired levels of performance in cost, service, and communication
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Is this You?

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Operations Management or Supply Chain management.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in Logistics, Transportation or Manufacturing Operations and/or Supply Chain Management
  • 2+ years management experience or project management experience
  • Experience with FDA and GMP regulations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Quality systems
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated strong budget and financial understanding
  • Experience with lean fundamentals
  • Ability to influence significant improvement working with strategic vendors; commercial contract experience and operational management
  • Ability to travel 30+% of time across the US


Why RB?

  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions. 
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.  
  • Iconic Global Brands. Take a look. You'll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.
  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through better business.
  • Passport Stamps. Does working Internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed. 
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks’ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave
  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses. 
  • Tuition reimbursement.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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