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Production Manager (Food)

Company: Jobot
Location: Taunton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time Job Opportunity!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dan AsherAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per yearA bit about us:We are the leading producer of fresh produce-based salsa in North America. We offer branded, private label, contract manufactured and food service salsa products in addition to a variety of dips, spreads and sauces. We are proud of our creative product development, innovative packaging, quality assurance protocols and modern product facilities. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, a health savings account and Company matched 401(k).Why join us?

  • 401k Match
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Growth OpportunitiesJob Details** Candidates preferred to be bilingual in English/Spanish**SummaryThe Production Manager leads, directs and oversees all manufacturing operations within assigned facility location. The incumbent guides multiple supporting supervisors in the areas of manufacturing, to ensure the timely, efficient, safe, and cost-effective manufacturing of high-quality products.Duties and Responsibilities
    • Directs and oversees ongoing performance efficiency of plant functions through the establishment and monitoring of various organizational goals that seek to meet and/or exceed objectives.
    • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and positive work environment.
    • Responsible for scheduling, planning and organizing work and Production activities across two shifts, clearly communicating goals and ensuring that all staff are familiar (and in compliance with) the appropriate standards and procedures.
    • Oversee the sanitation team, performance and records
    • Drive line efficiency improvement through root cause and corrective action
    • Partners with Maintenance on identifying and correcting unplanned downtime
    • Completes all assigned key projects, initiatives and production targets with a high level of quality and accuracy and within approved budget parameters and timeframes.
    • Manages resources to control costs and optimize profitability to meet internal and external client expectations.
    • Provides support and guidance in the management of product quality and ensures compliance with quality and sanitation policies, procedures and systems to include HACCP, GMPs and the management and reduction of consumer complaints.
    • Continuously evaluates manufacturing capabilities and recommends future capital expenditures to accommodate future growth and/or expand current operations.
    • Provides support and guidance in the management of employee performance development.
    • Ensures all performance issues are addressed in a timely manner and all employees adhere to company policies and procedures on an ongoing basis.
    • Reports food safety and quality issues and initiate action, as necessary.
    • Follow all Food Safety guidelines, but not limited to: GMP's, Allergen Program, Quality, Sanitation, and Safety. Qualifications
      • Minimum 10 years' experience in a manufacturing management role within the food or beverage industry or related capacity.
      • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or manufacturing or equivalent.
      • Previous Production Management experience.
      • Proven track record of driving operational improvement through the use of lean tools and methods
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, individuals or outside vendors.
      • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple priorities and strong attention to detail.
      • Computer skills including MS Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel PowerPoint.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively.
      • Bilingual English - Spanish (a/o Portuguese/Cape Verdean Creole) is required.
      • Self-motivated and strong analytical / problem solving skills.
      • Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas.
      • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
      • Work with minimal supervision execute for results in a fast paced environment.
      • Ability to empower, motivate and inspire staff.
      • Ability to lead change and execute on strategic decisions.
      • Conflict resolution skills.Competencies/ Skills
        • Presentations Skills
        • Proven Leadership Skills
        • Teamwork
        • Problem Solving/Analytical
        • Organizational Skills
        • Communications Proficiency (to include written, verbal and negotiation)
        • Time Management (manage priorities and workflow)Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position supervises the Production and Sanitation Supervisors.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Taunton , Production Manager (Food), Executive , Taunton, Massachusetts

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