Constellation Brands, Inc. Director, Operations Process Technology in Saint Helena, California

Position Summary:

As an integral member of Engineering Services, this position will be responsible for the management and execution of Operations focused projects (organization, planning, execution, control and evaluation), leading and coordinating cross-functional resources as necessary to achieve desired results.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develops and leads strategic operations projects - coordinating process, technology, and people aspects both within and external to the organization.

• Defines and develops project business case and financial analysis.

• Leads the development of overall project scope and ensures that objectives and approaches are definite and documented.

• Leads project teams representing cross functional organizations as required for successful completion of the project. Identify and “recruit” team members as necessary.

• Develops project implementation strategies, work plans, and key milestones.

• Assigns, coordinates and reviews work assigned to project team members as well as has the ability to roll-up sleeves and work with lean resources.

• Utilizes effective project and time management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• Manages stakeholder expectations and stakeholder satisfaction.

• Fosters communication/collaboration between departments.

• Completes additional assignments as required by senior management.

• Technical resource for current/evolving operations technologies, equipment and processes.

• Work with and manage operations control systems, PLC, HMI, ladder logic, and other programming languages like VBA, SQL, C+, Python, etc.

• Maintains on going relationships with core vendors.

• Develops projects that have been identified by R&D for commercial implementation.


• B.A./B.S. in Business, Operations, Engineering (or equivalent); M.B.A. preferred

• 10+ years experience in operations, supply chain, or finance

• Project Management experience required

• Knowledge of alcohol beverage industry preferred

• Must be willing and able to travel as needed

Core Competencies:

• Results driven, detail oriented with strong analytical capabilities.

• Self-motivated – able to set priorities and implement decisions to meet deadlines.

• Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills to work and communicate effectively cross-functionally with multiple groups to obtain consensus.

• Demonstrated ability to influence others, build business partners, to reduce risk, accelerate results, and generate value.

• Superior communication skills.

• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

• Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment.

• High energy level and strong work ethic.


Requisition ID: 6459