Role details

Production Manager

Carol Stream   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Current Director Operations seeks to hire his replacement
  • This manufacturer is the industry world leader

About Our Client

Client has a state-of-the art food manufacturing facility which has been awarded Level 3 SQF certification. They are a company committed to continuous improvement, since the 1970's.

Client is the largest manufacturer of baked goods products world-wide.

Job Description

  • Oversee and monitor day-to-day operation of assigned area(s) including work flow, management of work in process, job assignments, rotations, etc. to insure "smooth flow" and efficient production
  • Manage employee hours and headcount to insure adherence to established budget
  • Effectively orient, train and develop employees in fundamentals of production and his/her position utilizing new hire orientation process, ongoing performance feedback, position analyses and other management tools
  • Insure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Safe Quality Food (SQF), and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) requirements are followed
  • Monitor product quality and work with R&D and QA Departments to insure customer specifications are met and GMP's are effectively deployed
  • Develop relationship with maintenance staff to review Preventative Maintenance (PM) scheduling and communicate equipment issues to reduce equipment downtime

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree or combination of education and experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • 5 years experience in a food manufacturing environment with at least two years of supervisory/leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of GMP's, SOP's, HAACP, OSHA and other quality and safety programs in food processing environments.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some weekend work
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Experience working in a non-union food manufacturing environment

What's on Offer

This Production Manager reports to a Director Operations with 20 years of experience at this food manufacturing facility. He seeks to hire his replacement.

This is a highly visible opportunity with a ton of upside potential.

Client is offering highly competitive base + bonus. (Bonuses paid at 90% to target 13 out of the last 12 years)

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