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Media Factory Production Manager

Company Summary:

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is part of Bertelsmann. We combine the advantages of a global corporation with the reliability of a family-run business.  We take care of our 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries who profit from a wide range of benefits and professional development programs.At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!


Position Summary:

Are you an experienced manufacturing leader in search of your next challenge with an organization that will allow for you to continue growing your skill set? Arvato is in search of an experienced Production Manager to head operations initiatives within our Print and Media division. As a Print and Media Production Manager you would be responsible for a large 24x5 digital print-on-demand production facility of 20-25 employee’s (25-50 peak season). You will lead efforts for all associated activities within our fast-paced manufacturing environment including, but not limited to: staffing, talent development, forecasting procurement and plant capacities, meeting customer timelines, maintaining positive internal customer relationships, vendor management and process improvement. Additionally, this role will position you to work closely with key members of senior leadership on research, development, and implementation of new processes and equipment. We are in search of those who want to lead, not manage, their team to win every day!


The successful candidate for this position will be experienced in:

  • Partnering with HR leadership and contingent labor films to ensure adequate staffing levels, Identifying seasonal trends in volume and turnover
  • Working with associates to identify and develop training, as well as developing department structure to meet customer’s needs
  • Assisting director with department hiring decisions
  • Establishing interdepartmental rapport to facilitate in identifying and then resolving issues quickly
  • Coaching employees to further develop their technical skills
  • Change management-  leading projects to improve current processes within the department and site


Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of operations leadership experience within fast paced environments
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience troubleshooting equipment, both hands on and by coaching operators and maintenance personnel within a manufacturing setting
  • At least 2 years of proven experience analyzing problems within manufacturing and/or distribution environments and instituting standards and continuous improvement solutions
  • At least 3 years of experience communicating with personnel at different levels of 
  • Willing and able to work non traditional hours to support  24 hour, 5-7 days/week print and binding production operations. 


Required Skills:

  • Associate degree or a minimum of 5 years of management experience within manufacturing and/or distribution environments 


Preferred Skills:

  • At least 1 year of print manufacturing experience


Salary Range:  $82,417.28 - $127,709.19

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: Valencia 

Postal Code: 91355 

Job ID: 255558

Date:  Jan 7, 2023

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Production Manager, Media Production, Industrial, Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing, Creative

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