Production Manager


Whittier, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 165 days ago

  by    Stephen Green

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The Judge Group is currently in search of a degreed Production Manager for a large food manufacturing facility located in Southern California. The qualified individual MUST have a strong food or beverage manufacturing background!


  • Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards, develop budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered
  • Leads Supervisors and Team Members in a high-speed food manufacturing and packaging environment
  • Utilizes assigned resources to maximize manufacturing output, minimize waste/downtime, improve capacity and efficiencies and maintain product quality and integrity
  • Consults with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
  • Confers with Purchasing and Receiving to ensure raw material testing and usage are done. 
  • Raw material ordering for as many as sixty different raw materials is done in a way that minimizes extra truck loads at month end.
  • Assists with Quality Control programs to safeguard product quality
  • Conducts internal audits to ensure compliance with FDA USDA AIB and OSHA methods policies and procedures
  • Completes raw material month end inventory explaining any variance to budget
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product formulations, and operating or production problems


  • BS/BA degreerequired
  • HPWS (High Performace Work Systems), HPWT (High Performance Work Team) or HPWO (High Performance Work Organization) experiencepreferred
  • Strong food or beverage manufacturing experiencerequired
  • 5+ years of production management experience
$90K - $110K