Food manufacturing company operating in Southern California, and we offer our employees the following:
Great work culture, a compelling mission- vision- values, and a work environment of integrity and support
Excellent training & career growth opportunities
General description summary: Manages all production activities within the food plant according to GMP’s, SQF, FDA, and FSMA standards. Plant Manager will oversee 3 shift operations plus Saturday/Sunday special assignment shifts and direct teams to effectively achieve production goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include (not in any priority):
Manage site performance; optimize production in relation to available raw materials, capacity, production plans, quality requirements and quality standards.
Deliver on key targets, follow-up on the action plans of various departments, while reviewing production flow to ensure best practices are used to achieve desired results.
Reviews, analyzes, and makes recommendations concerning technical and mechanical processes, which would enhance efficiencies, reduce costs, and provide the highest quality product to our customers.
Lead an accomplished and experienced team; ensure positive and proactive working relationships across all levels of the organization.
Ensures that all equipment is properly maintained and that all areas are kept clean and orderly.
Continuously audit plant activities, prepare annual budgets, and plan off-season work to prepare for upcoming seasons.
Responsible for ensuring implementation of Food Safety Program. Assist in verifying and validating of Food Safety Program.
Experience in FDA or USDA manufacturing environment (Required)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Plant Manager within a food production and/or packaging operation.
Excellent background and experience relative to finance and productivity efficiencies to achieve lowest possible manufacturing costs.
Must be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders (verbally and written) in English
Computer literate (word-processing); Excel and Microsoft
Inventory systems knowledge.