Production Manager - FOOD

Location: Delaware, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 3/22/2018
Job ID: 02575365
Job Description
Production Manager - FOOD    
Delaware, OHIO area
Salary up to 95K + excellent benefits 

Do you have a production management background in the food and/or beverage industry?
Have you coached your staff to high levels of production?
Would you like to have opportunity for promotion in the near future?
Would you like to join the team of a premier employer?
Don’t waste any time, learn more about this position! 

Manufacturer is seeking a Production Manager to oversee the food production and report to the VP of Operations.  The Production Manager will supervise, lead and coach direct and indirect reports to meet production, quality and safety goals.  In this role you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Oversee production activities in a 24/5 operation
  • Make production improvements and implement cost saving initiatives
  • Analyze issues, project problems, recommend improvements and implement suggested changes
  • Complete technical training to stay up to date on new equipment and processes
  • Coach, mentor and train the current supervision team
  • Promote a clean and safe working environment
  • Communication with internal departments on production goals and deadlines
  • Analyze production-related data, complete reporting functions and communicate with team members
  • Other duties as supplied by management
This is a fast-paced work environment; individuals should be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment that strives for continuous improvement.  This is a salaried position with bonus potential.  Benefits include medical, vision, dental, vacation, 401K and profit sharing.  This is a day shift position; occasional Saturdays are required.
REQUIREMENTS for the Production Manager - FOOD:
1. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree
2. At least three years in a similar manufacturing and/or operations leadership role
3. Experience leading production in food, beverage and/or pharmaceutical environments
4. Experience overseeing direct and indirect reports
5. Experience working with MRP and/or ERP systems
6. Past experience making process improvements to the manufacturing process
7. Microsoft Office, including Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Experience overseeing multi-shift production
2. Experience with HACCP and GMP

Why work for this organization:
1. A clear growth pattern, including potential for promotion in the short term
2. Benefits available day one of employment AND bonus potential
3. Company is making capital improvements in 2018
4. Very low salary and hourly turnover

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Delaware, Ohio area.  There is a potential for a relocation package for candidates meeting all of the required core functions. 
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