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Company: Starbucks
Location: Minden, NV
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Job Summary and Mission
This job contributes to Starbucks success by managing day-to-day manufacturing operations at our Carson Valley Roasting Plant in Minden, NV. Ensures compliance with established quality standards and the safe, productive operation of all manufacturing activities. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Leadership - Setting goals for the work group, developing organizational capability, and modeling how we work together:

  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the immediate team of direct reports promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results.
  • Prepares the manufacturing team to execute strategic company objectives. Leads initiative to ensure business growth and meet or exceed customer expectations through continuous improvement of manufacturing operations.
  • Provides leadership and support for managers, supervisors and partners to continuously improve productivity, communications and morale. Works as a team member with other managers in the plant and Starbucks to ensure consistency of operations and alignment with company goals and strategies.
  • Supports the implementation of company programs to ensure the success of the Company.

Planning and Execution - Developing strategic and operational plans for the work group, managing execution, and measuring results:

  • Develops and executes strategic operational processes, policies, procedures and measurements to achieve financial and service goals within manufacturing operations.
  • Develops capital plan and operating budget to meet company and plant objectives. Works with implementation teams to ensure smooth, safe and timely implementation of new capital investments.
  • Operates within established budget to control expenses, meet cost objectives and meet service requirements. Monitors and controls labor and supply costs. Advises management of situations creating budget variances.
  • Plans and manages business unit/department processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives.
  • Prepares, communicates and educates client groups and team on changes in policies and practices within the organization.

Business Requirements - Providing functional expertise and executing functional responsibilities:

  • Adheres to established manufacturing and distribution processes and identifies continuous improvement opportunities to maintain inventory integrity.
  • Apprises management of team progress toward departmental goals. Ensures effective and timely communication of company, plant and departmental information to managers, peers and own work team, including supervisors, leads and partners.
  • Ensures compliance with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and with American Institute of Baking and Starbucks quality standards.
  • Ensures workplace safety and addresses safety issues promptly and completely.
  • Identifies and implements cost-savings measures that maintain quality and meet or exceed plant and company targets.
  • Maintains and improves customer service levels for all business units served. Ensures clear communications among business units and understanding of new and changing business requirements.
  • Manages established budget and provides periodic budget reports to management. Monitors and controls expenses, equipment needs, partner and temporary staffing levels, overtime and throughput to attain annual budget improvement targets.
  • Manages manufacturing schedule to support improved productivity and reliability. Ensures manufacturing team meets or exceeds budget targets for limiting scrap and not-in-specification production.
  • Supports all established plant and departmental goals and objectives. Develops and maintains programs and procedures

Job Qualifications

Summary of Experience

  • Manufacturing or related functions (8 years)
  • Developing and leading quality, customer service and cost improvement programs in a field or company environment (5 years)
  • Management (5 years)
  • Managing budgets (5 years)
  • Working in a major food service or food company distribution center (5 years)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Team-building skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to build an organization to support growth
  • Ability to form and develop effective leadership teams
  • Ability to recommend and implement solutions
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to coach and mentor others
  • Familiarity with American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards







Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at

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