PRODUCTION MANAGER – 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm to direct and coordinate safe activities of production department(s) which include extraction, drumming, bottling and packaging. This position will have limited office time, so it will require the individual to personally perform duties in production areas along with support from subordinate leads. The Production Manager will ensure quality product is being produced within a timely and cost effective manner while complying with all state and federal regulations for a food safe product.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
In collaboration with the Plant Manager plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
Ensure the production process is completed in the most cost effective manner.
Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization and reports any issues/concerns through Maintenance work order.
Understand and enforce Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) daily.
Ensure that all SQF, Organic, Non-GMP procedures are followed (no cross contamination).
Ensure compliance with all regulatory and non-regulatory audits, such as FDA, SQF, USDA and customer initiated.
As needed sample product for quality. Evaluate staff performance. Responsible for ensuring staff are appropriately trained in their department.
Provide coaching and guidance to staff on an on-going basis and disciplinary action as needed.
Be an ongoing advocate for both Food & Employee safety. Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.
Other duties may be assigned with or without notice.
Manages two to four subordinate leads who supervise a total of 20-30 production employees.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Offered benefits include:
Paid time off including paid holidays
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance at a low cost for employees and dependents
401(k) with company match as well as Profit Sharing
24/7 access to Teladoc immediately upon hire
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Five years experience and/or training in production and/or manufacturing; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Food/Beverage experience preferred.
Bi-lingual, English/Spanish a plus
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software including Word, Outlook and Excel.
Individual should have the ability to navigate the internet as needed.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
Frequently required to stand; walk and taste or smell.
Occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.
Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.
Noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.