Production Manager - West Philadelphia, PA

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Production Manager will be responsible to ensure that manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently. Responsibilities of the job include: estimating, negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers. Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met.

Key Activities:

  • Familiarity with produce processing equipment
  • Trains and coaches supervisors/management to recognize opportunities and realize their impact on the operation
  • Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
  • Tracks progress of yields, labor, and all related expenses
  • Identifies opportunities and implement solutions
  • Ensures efficient and profitable operations by conformation to specifications and procedures
  • Formulates or approves short and long term operating objectives in areas such as cost reduction, quality improvement, new product development and/or integration as undertaken at the plant level
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required within food processing
  • Manufacturing knowledge and understanding of yields, plant efficiencies, and operations procedures
  • ERP experience
  • Solid understanding of OSHA, Food Safety regulations, HACCP, SQF or BRC.
  • Strong teamwork, critical thinking, organization, and strategic planning
  • Effective presentation skills, and verbal and written communication
  • Oversee production staffing; scheduling, hiring, firing, training, time-off, etc.
  • Experience with glass packaging a plus
  • Comfortable working 55-hours/week

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Posted: Apr 12, 2019

Type: Full Time

Category: Production Food Safety SQF HACCP Production Manager