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Production Manager - Nights

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Location
Stevens Point, WI
Salary
$75,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate
Date
Dec 06, 2017
Job ID
2548192
We are working with a fast growing food production company in need of a Production Manager - Night Shift. 

Responsibilities:
  • Monitor throughputs, yields and other key metrics on a daily basis to insure goals are met, and if not, problem solve and implement adjustments to reach goals.
  • Educate direct reports and shift personnel on the production process in order to develop the workforce and grow a stronger organization.
  • Minimize line down time by working with direct reports on start-up procedures and process.
  • Identify and drive efficiencies into the operation by reducing the cost-to-produce and other operational expenses.
  • Communicate the company’s Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) throughout the organization and work with Supervisors and shift personnel to submit and complete CIP projects
  • Ensure safe working conditions and safe work practices in production plant, including following written procedures for safe handling and use of chemical compounds.
  • Ensure that staff follows all standard operating procedures, food safety and safety practices and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Perform regular inspections of production runs to make sure product specifications are being followed.
  • Work with the day Production Manager to build departmental budgets and insure expenses are within budget goals.
  • Reports productivity concerns to the Plant Director of Operations on a regular basis.

Qualifications:
  • 3 to 5 year’s supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment and food manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties in an expanding food manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work independently with critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to act as a problem solver and team player
  • Must have good written and verbal skills
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.