Manufacturing

Production Manager

Direct Hire

PRODUCTION MANAGER OPENING IN SAN LEANDRO CALIFORNIA AT A LARGE DAIRY PLANT MUST HAVE STRONG LEAN, TPM AND DEGREE LASTLY STRONG LEADERSHIP SKILLS IS A MUST TO DRIVE PRODUCTION !!!

Range $130-150K

25% bonus

3 weeks vacation

9 floating holidays

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
* Supervise the daily operation of the plant. This includes the supervision of (directly or via shift supervisors) plant activities of ordering, processing, packaging, sanitation, and shipping of all plant products and services.
* Assist the Plant Managers, and assume the role of Plant Manager in the absence of the Plant Managers.
* Provide the day-to-day operational leadership for plant personnel.
* Ensure the adherence to policies, practices, and procedures.
* Develop a work environment within manufacturing that promotes trust, teamwork quality and safety.
* Assign accountability, build teams, hire, develop, evaluate, train, discipline, either directly or via shift supervisors.
* Handle union grievances.
* Support the Plant Managers during union contract negotiations etc.
* Communicate items of interest or concern to employees and Plant Managers via written and oral communication.
* Utilize existing analytical tools to create customized category insights.
* Develop, monitor and ensure timely completion of plant goals/action plans, both short and long term.
* Assist Plant Managers in making operational improvements to reduce costs and to increase productivity.
* Utilize new technology and Lean manufacturing principles and processes available to maximize efficiency.
* Ensure production of a quality product in compliance with , Federal and State guidelines.
* Ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, Etc.)
* Process owner of the plant processes.
* Oversee plant activities including ordering, processing, packaging, sanitation, and shipping of all plant products and services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* 4 year college degree in a related field. Experience may substitute for education.
* Six to eight years in manufacturing/operations environment. Minimum three years as Production Supervisor.
* Proven production background.
* Proven knowledge of operations/manufacturing/engineering/quality assurance.
* Strong knowledge of specific plant operations and Lean manufacturing principles.
* Working knowledge of financial cost accounting and budgeting Interpersonal and team building skills.
* Ability to manage and develop employees.
* Strong verbal/written communication.
* Ability to interface with regulatory agencies skills

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