Production Manager – Batching/Mixing
- A well established foods manufacturing company is expanding there operation and looking for a Production Manager to manage the mixing, batching and compounding department
- This position will manage their top customer and must have understanding of a mixing/batching department
- The Production Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products.
- Manage 4 Production Supervisor, 75 employees across multiple shifts and multiple areas
- Responsible for ensuring employee productivity, facility safety, and maintenance activities while working in conjunction withother managers and supervisors
- Responsible for executing the production schedules.
- Monitor, exceed, and maintain production standards for efficiencies, material waste and quality.
- Monitors and reduces costs within the department.
- Observe and enforce safety, GMP, and allergen programs
- Actively participate and lead continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma and similar principles
- Responsible for consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following food manufacturing practices, blending, mixing, allergen controls, ISO, FDA, HACCP and SQF requirements.
- Responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development
- BA/BS degreerequired, ideally in Operations Management, Chemical Engineering, Business Management or similar
- 5-10 years of experience supervising supervisors in a mixing environment. Must have some sort of food, chemicals or batch manufacturing experience.
- Should have held the title Production Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Production Superintendent or similar
- Must be flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement environment
- Auditing experience is preferred (ISO, SQF, BRC and AIB)
- Must have experienceworking directly with customers to manage there needs