Production Manager- Further Processing near Mitchell, SD

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Production Manager- Further Processing near Mitchell, SD will be responsible for Coordinate various manufacturing functions within a single facility. Take ownership of the plant and accept responsibility for all aspects of the Production Operation including safety when the Plant Manager is unavailable.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate various manufacturing functions within a single facility. Take ownership of the plant and accept responsibility for all aspects of the Production Operation including Safety when the Plant Manager is unavailable
  • Guiding, directing and over-seeing the Production and Sanitation Departments and all associated Supervisors and reports to ensure safe and efficient operation at all times
  • Ensure the production of quality products in compliance with HACCP, BRC, GMP and CFIA requirements
  • Cultivate and promote a positive and innovative work environment
  • Drive continuous improvement in the areas of profit, ROI, process improvements and utilize new technologies to maximize efficiency
  • Strategize and Liaise with other departments that impact production
  • Ensure timely completion of plant goals/ action plans both short and long term.
  • Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing and maintenance operations
  • Initiate plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of staff, equipment, facilities, materials and capital
  • Assure attainment of business objectives and production schedules while ensuring high quality product standards
Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree preferred
  • 5-10 years of production experience within meat
  • Strong understanding of HACCP, SQF and USDA
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership qualities
  • Reviewing and enhancing production processes, controls and specifications on an ongoing basis
  • Reviewing and reporting on productivity for the departments.
  • Coordinating production schedules with all plant departments to ensure on time deliveries
  • Training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Directly responsible for the organization and maintenance of written programs and pertinent records.
  • Work with QA Manager and other team members for successful 3rd party plant audits for the facility.
  • Conduct process and plant audits.
  • Direct and develop as needed process control procedures ensuring production of finished products meet quality specifications and standards.
  • Identify and analyze problems in order to facilitate solutions.
  • Meeting directly with customers along with sales as needed.

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Details

Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Type: Full Time

Category: Operations Production Food Safety SQF HACCP GMP Production Manager