SacramentoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Sacramento jobs

Production Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Sacramento, CA
$95,000 - $110,000 + Bonus (15%) + Voluntary OT + Full Benefits + 401K + 30% Match
Day Shift / Flexible Hours

The Production Manager is responsible for at least one shift of continuous operations, including the mixing/lamination, production, and packaging sub-operations. He/she is responsible for all performance indicators associated with the operation, including the safety of his/her crew, the quality of the product produced, and the Yield, Efficiency, and Labor associated with the assembly of that product. He/she is responsible for the management, review, and (if necessary) discipline of approximately 50 employees. The Production Manager is responsible for the continuous improvement of the operation, and has an open-minded approach to the bakery. Critical thinking skills are key, as decisions made at this level often affect multiple shifts, departments, and customer bases. In the absence of the production manager the lead supervisor is in charge.

Role and Responsibilities

-- Ensures that employees are following all safety, GMP, and quality regulations

-- Monitors all areas to ensure product quality and that the product specifications are being adhered to, including periodic audits of weights, throughput, or other important metrics and takes corrective action if necessary

-- Demonstrates and encourages strong inter-departmental communication with the Maintenance, Logistics, and Compliance groups

-- Ensures that all necessary production paperwork is completed accurately and on time

-- Understands the production planner and planning process, and regularly analyzes it for efficiency and accuracy

-- Oversees the creation of the tromp make-up schedule and miscellaneous mixing schedule, based on the production planner

-- Oversees the creation of the labor schedule, ensuring fairness and adherence to labor budget

-- Assists with training and cross-training when necessary

-- Assists with providing breaks and lunches to employees, when necessary

-- Ensures that all areas of responsibility are kept as clean as possible during the run and at the conclusion of the run, that all equipment, raw materials, and waste are placed in their proper locations

-- Understand that all decisions made will impact multiple departments. If assistance is needed, contact the Operations Manager

-- Responsible for disciplinary actions for all personnel in his/her area of responsibility. This includes verbal warnings, written warnings, suspensions and/or terminations. (All suspension and termination decisions must be discussed with Human Resources Department.)

Qualifications and Education Requirements

-- Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Food Science, Engineering, Management or related field

-- 5+ years of management experience in a related field

-- Ability to effectively plan, organize, prioritize work and show a bias towards action

-- Ability to think strategically

-- Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as with groups

-- Strong quantitative, interpersonal skills

-- Excellent communication skills both - verbal and written

-- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn new platforms

Preferred Qualifications

-- AIB Science and Baking Correspondence Certificate

6S experience
Six Sigma

Prior food manufacturing Production/Packaging shift management experience, Bakery industry preferred.
Knowledge of industry baking processes
Prior experience operating with 6S philosophy, implementation, and training in 6S methodology a plus. Prior experience driving down OEE, Waste, downtime, and proper utilization of labor (eliminating excessive labor costs).

Experience with culture change

Experience with work process change, transitioning from labor intensive processes to automation.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Sacramento , Production Manager, Executive , Sacramento, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Sacramento RSS job feeds