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Production Manager

Company: Mizkan
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCOMMENTS: The Production Manager will work for Mizkan America, Inc. at the Owensboro, Kentucky (Ragu) sauce plant. The plant is a high speed processing and packaging facility which produces sauces for both the Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce brands. This position reports to the Plant Manager. This job description reflects assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.SUMMARY: The Production Manager for the Owensboro Sauce Plant provides the leadership, direction and development of production to meet the overall mission and objectives of the organization. The production manager will act as site leader in the absence of the plant manager. This position is ultimately responsible for the production departments safety, quality, efficiency and financial objectives in a high speed food processing and packaging facility, ensuring that the Plant M&R activities are in line with plant objectives and championing the TPM culture through -out the organization, and promoting good employee relations in a team based, non-union Workforce.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Overall responsibility for assuring a safe, accident free work environment.Develops plans and activities to meet quality/financial targets established for cost reduction, yield improvements and efficiency gains.Champion TPM mission and ensure that objectives are met and returns on investment are evident. Ensure that product on hold is minimized and in line with annual targets.Plans and controls the annual budget plan for the department to assure responsible care. Recommends and participates in capital project improvements and installation.Works with leadership team to meet overall plant objectives and ensure continuous improvement.Works with production managers/supervisors to maximize objectives of the individual SOP for assigned work areaStrive for world class operating efficiency on all production lines.Monitor and control quality objectives related to yields, labor variance and holds.Strive for zero incidents and ensure a people centered safety culture exists within the department. Identify cost saving opportunities and plans to reduce cost through labor efficiency, material usage and equipment use/design.Manage multiple projects, requiring equal attention, meeting all objectives in a timely manner.Assume an active role in overall plant and facilities related work Works in a cooperative and engaged manner with team members, leadership, and other departmentsSupport and respond to daily operational issuesEnsure Compliance with FDA, USDA, OSHA, EPA and related regulatory agencies.Lead a non-union, team based organization with more than 240 production/sanitation employees andOther duties may be assigned as necessaryEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONSBachelors degree in Business, Finance or related Field is required.8 10 years experience in food manufacturing. Food Safety, Manufacturing, Logistics, Finance Financial Management8 + years supervisory experience leading both exempt and hourly employees.Intellectually rigorous; strong orientation toward Root Cause Analysis.Highly developed oral, written and listening skills to Influence and lead others.Proven track record of leading teams and individuals to maximum potential and outcome.Ability to coach, teach, lead and participate as a team Member; Shares information and builds trust.Excellent communication skillsGood interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organizationStrong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills.Strong Computer Literacy skills.Willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.Ability to exhibit a professional business-like appearance and demeanor.by Jobble

Keywords: Mizkan, Owensboro , Production Manager, Other , Owensboro, Kentucky

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