Experience: 3 to 5 years' experience at a management level in a manufacturing environment.
Strong leadership skills, with an ability to build trust, provide direction, and vitality to execute with excellence and achieve extraordinary results.
Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines to meet the needs of the business.
Thrives in a challenging, entrepreneurial atmosphere; open to change, create change and embraces continuous improvement.
Exceptionally strong communication skills, both oral and written and strong managerial skills including good judgment, planning, organizing, innovative approach to problem-solving, motivate employees.
Must have a good practical knowledge of FDA, GMP's, HACCP, OSHA, etc., with a good background with processing and packaging equipment.
Language Skills: Good ability to read, speak and communicate in
English with employees, direct supervisors, team leads and upper management.
Bilingual ability preferred.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract numbers and to
multiply and divide and understand percentages. Ability to perform these
operations using units of weight measurement and quantity measurements.
Must be able to achieve Power Industrial Truck (PIT) operator certification and
Job Summary: Provides
strategic direction to the Production Department. Responsible for the efficient
manufacturing and continuous improvement of all products and processes ensuring
that product quality, employee safety, and food safety standards, as well as
regulatory requirements, are all met or exceeded.
Responsibilities and Duties
production efforts to ensure day to day operational success throughout the
facility while promoting teamwork at the highest level.
to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines to meet
the needs of the business.
employee's productivity, implements and supports GMP's, including the proper
use of equipment materials, minimizes turnover and ensures a reliable and agile
for department work schedules, to ensure the production schedule supports the
highest levels of customer service and production efficiency. Provide feedback
and corrective action plans to support schedule adherence.
adjusting and printing recipes
direction and consensus to the scheduling department for production schedules.
and execute training plans, documentation and SOPS necessary to build a
flexible workforce, achieve cost savings, and ensure that maximum efficiency.
e-mail and corresponding with staff in a timely manner.
with GMPs, HACCP and other Food Safety, quality and security guidelines
all malfunctions of equipment immediately and communicating the level of
urgency for the items to be fixed
and document team meetings and attendees
employee punch in/out times for shifts, breaks, lunches, and any overtime
ensure security standards are met
problems in production, reacting quickly and offering immediate solutions
the recording of all information on production paperwork
items from the warehouse before production
the demands of day-to-day operations by stepping in and filling in for
different roles when needed and completing other tasks as assigned
a safety conscience manufacturing environment by ensuring all potential hazards
are addressed and corrective actions are in place when necessary.
a positive work environment that rewards superior performance. Reports and
documents violations of policies.