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Production Manager 2nd Shift

Company: gpac
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionProduction Manager Position OverviewThe Production Manager displays leadership abilities in training and empowering production Operators to achieve production goals. A hands-on leader to develop and execute plans to meet customer needs, achieve the highest standards related to safety, quality, line efficiencies, yield, and continuous improvement. Leads, directs, supervises, and coordinates all production and packaging activities of Coffee/Tea products operation on assigned shift. Acts as the liaison between management and factory employees. Accountable for leading safety, food safety, quality, and high productivity of a high automation packing operation.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other related duties may be assigned)

  • Leads and manages packing operation of up to 25 EE's
  • Coordinates indirect activities that affect production such is planning of WO's, future runs, warehouse support, and maintenance support
  • Ensures compliance with company policies, standards, and procedures
  • Assures adherence to quality and food safety specifications
  • Engages people to achieve safety objectives
  • Leads by example in practicing servant leadership
  • Ensure material usage is optimize minimizing waste
  • Adheres to labor standards
  • Engages team in CI mentality
  • Work with management and peers in CI initiatives
  • Monitors employees' performance and communicates as needed with other departments heads to identify and address issues including HR
  • Assist in the "start-up" of the shift by assuring that employees are ready to perform their functions and that equipment is in the appropriate position
  • Provides on-the-job training to new and existing personnel
  • Knows and masters every job on the line
  • Records production activity and provide feedback for improvement
  • Fills production performance reports
  • Analyzes data to make educated decisions
  • Ensures compliance of sanitation, allergen control requirements, FDA requirements, and HACCP programs
  • Meets and exceeds production productivity targets
  • Closes WO's and jobs using ERP system ensuring high accuracy
  • Works in collaboration with planning, materials, and maintenance department to reduce production downtime
  • Works in continuous improvement projects to reduce waste, product overweight, and improves yield
  • Ensures EEs under his/her shift comply with company policies and procedures
  • Ensures that process flow of production jobs to maximize utilization of labor and resources
  • Verifies/checks material against work order for quality assurance, identification, and quantity purposes. Prepares staged kits for the manufacturing and production processQualification Requirements and Skills:
    • Able to lead and manage highly automated production lines
    • Ability to lead technical operators
    • Good writing, and verbal communication skills. (English/Spanish is a must)
    • Able to communicate with senior leadership and production EEs
    • Excellent leader, coach, and motivator
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in highly automated pharmaceutical or food production packing
    • Experienced in USDA or FDA environment food packing operations
    • Ability to manage technical operators
    • Six sigma or lean six sigma principles exposure
    • Able to demonstrate basic math skills such is basic calculations, percentages, ratios, etc.
    • This position requires problem solving and decision-making responsibility.
    • Experience with Material handling equipment such as forklifts, standard and electric, pallet jacks, standup forklifts
    • Candidate must be self motivated, flexible, and a team player and must enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging environment
    • Able to work flexible hours. Candidate must be willing to work several consecutive week days and weekends, and holidays as required to meet the goals of the companyEducation and training:
      • Industrial Engineering or BSBM degree (preferred)
      • Lean Six Sigma ex

Keywords: gpac, San Diego , Production Manager 2nd Shift, Professions , San Diego, California

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