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Production Manager
Category: Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-89770509

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Production Manager

Job Description:**

**Basic Purpose-**

Develops and implements strategies to direct the manufacturing and warehousing teams in achieving efficiency, quality, and safety as well as, productivity through maintaining a date driven culture of continuous improvement. Ensures production of quality products at the lowest unit cost and manages staff to ensure the integrity, USDA / FDA regulatory compliance, sanitation, shipping receiving and inventory control.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

Effective Production:

+ Develops manufacturing strategies consistent with overall business plans to ensure ability to deliver planned business results
+ Develops a team and structure that can flex to meet the demands of the business
+ Aligns priorities with the direction of the broader organization to meet the demands of needs of the customer
+ Manages production and labor scheduling to ensure deadlines and quality specifications are met in accordance with internal and regulatory guidelines
+ Establishes and maintains cross functional relationships in a matrix, functionalized organization


+ Ensures compliance with internal and external guidelines, including, but not limited to USDA, FDA, OSHA, and Food Safety regulations
+ Maintains an environment and culture focused on the safety of the team members.
+ Manages an operation that meets or exceeds certification levels of external audit standards (GFSI)

Sustainable Operation Improvement:

+ Establishes and manages metrics used to define performance
+ Guides production and warehousing teams through in-depth analysis and resolution of strategic issues
+ Solid understanding o f key drivers of operational performance (Six Sigma, lean continuous improvement, etc.) and their use in developing strategies for driving efficiency


+ Production Supervisor and Production Employees
+ Warehouse Supervisors and Warehouse Employees



# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


Education & Work Experience

+ High school graduate or equivalent, college degree preferred
+ Five years of operations management experience required, preferably in a perishable processing environment.
+ General business knowledge in manufacturing, operations, or food processing
+ Experience working in a JIT (Just in Time) production environment, is a plus
+ Experience using continuous improvement tools, such as Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) to all levels of the organization
+ Strong leadership skills and the ability to facilitate and manage change
+ Strong quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to constructively challenge ideas and assumptions
+ Must possess strong interpersonal relationship skills
+ Strong computer skills and experience applying these techniques to analyze and measure productivity

**Primary Location:** Charlotte Metro-NC

**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job

**Job Function:** Meat/Fish Processing

**Job Level:** Manager

**Travel:** No

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