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Production Manager

GRUMA Company
Hayward, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $75,900 to $98,600 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Production Manager develops and implements production standards that will globally improve efficiency of operations in the production area through effective implementation of service to sales, cost reduction, inventory, safety, GMP and Quality program procedures.  Directly manages the daily actions of the production area

 

Salary Range:  $75,900.00 - $98,600.00 annually plus 7K Bonus and Full Benefits Packet including:

Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching, Flexible spending account and Health savings account.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develops and directs strategies conductive to attaining a healthy morale through: Training and development of personnel, Motivation of all workers, promoting teamwork.
  • Communicates with department employees specific and clear objectives that are real and attainable and conclusive to attaining the general objectives of the company.
  • Gives timely performance reviews to each employee as to achievements and objectives, and changes existing strategies whenever necessary to reach those goals.
  • Coordinates efforts with subordinates to reach or exceed established standards of production; such as efficiency, pounds per man-hour, net yield, waste index, overweight and moisture percentages of finished product, and machine downtime.
  • Coordinates the different departments in their tasks to provide sales with the necessary products, in a timely manner, in the correct quantities and with the expected quality.
  • Develops and/or updates operations procedures.
  • Monitors and coordinates the existence of necessary material and packaging material required to manufacture the scheduled products.
  • Ensures permanent solutions are implemented for re-occurring problems.
  • Communicates across departments and shifts to determine condition of operations and priorities.
  • Coaches and Mentors subordinates on required and proactive safety initiatives such as trends, department wide participation, reviews, safety index, goals, and objectives.
  • Controls budget through reduction and control of overtime and manages receiving budget within operational procedures.
  • Participates with Safety, Sanitation, Quality and new products Committees & actively participates in the HACCP Team, responsible for but not limited to Internal auditing, training, implementation, and corrective actions
  • Partners with Human Resources on strategic planning such as development, coaching, career development, secession planning, and cross training to maintain department efficiencies.
  • Ensures all food safety principles, legal requirements, and operational processes have been applied effectively to include education, knowledge, awareness, and application. 
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Education and Experience

 

Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Management, Industrial Engineering, Business or related field required. 6 years of production experience in a manufacturing environment required.  Bakery or food/beverage manufacturing preferred. With a minimum of 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity in a manufacturing environment required. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above. 

       

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in manufacturing management roles with proven track record in leading manufacturing teams to improve continuously the efficiency of production methods and, ultimately, the quality of products.
  • Experience and exposure to regulatory inspections (AIB, OSHA, MILITARY, Health Dept., EPA, City & County Inspectors)
  • Experience with Quality Systems and Programs
  • Experience with manufacturing safety concepts, applications and committees.
  • Familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices, LEAN Manufacturing, 5's, World Class Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma.
  • Team management/leadership/development skills, including the ability to manage people in an organization matrix and get the best out of them, successful in building and mentoring high performance teams.
  • Maturity, self-confidence and strong communication skills will be critical for this role.
  • A multicultural approach to operating in a diverse business environment. Comfortable communicating and operating within an internationally matrixed environment.
  • Budget preparation and Cost analysis
  • SAP & Kronos knowledge preferred
  • Effectively communicate in Spanish and English both verbal and written (desirable)
  • Be able to walk long distances and to be on his/her feet for long periods of time
  • Able to work in dusty, noisy, hot, cold and small areas.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to manage a 3 shift operation required

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Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications.

Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail or call HR Manager at ________________ to let us know the nature of your request.

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Brief Summary

To develop and implement production standards that will globally improve the efficiency of operations in the press, corn and chip departments through effective implementation of service to sales, cost reduction, inventory, safety, GMP and Quality program procedures.  Directly manages the daily actions of the Corn, Chip, and Press departments.

 

Job Responsibilities

To develop and direct strategies conducive to attaining a healthy morale through:

  • Training and development of personnel.
  • The motivation of all workers.
  • Promoting teamwork at all levels and expanding cooperation between departments...
  • Placement of workers according to their abilities and personal tendencies.
  • Development of leadership between immediate employees.
  • Develop an expanded view of the business in subordinates.
  • Communicate with department employees specific and clear objectives that are real and attainable and conclusive to attaining the general objectives of the company.
  • Facilitate and assist your employees in reaching their specific objectives.
  • Give timely performance reviews to each employee as to achievements and objectives, and change existing strategies whenever necessary to reach those goals.   
  • Coordinate efforts with subordinates to reach or exceed established standards of production; such as efficiency, pounds per man-hour, net yield, waste index, overweight and moisture percentages of the finished product, and machine downtime
  • Obtain the minimum percentage of finished product out of specification to reach the objective of not exceeding the fixed standard of waste and/or reprocessing.
  • Provide to sales product that is of the highest quality.
  • Coordinate the different departments in their tasks (production, production control, and inventory control) to provide sales with the necessary products, in a timely manner, in the correct quantities and with the expected quality.
  • To develop and/or update operations procedures intended to create uniformity in the operation of equipment that serves as guides for training among operator personnel to reach the established standard of quality and quantity, such as reduction of downtime, imputable wastes and lack of knowledge of equipment.
  • Supervise and control the completion of established standards in reference to consumption, quality, yield, etc. of the necessary materials and packaging materials used in the manufacturing of our finished product.
  • Monitor and coordinate the existence of necessary material and packaging material required to manufacture the scheduled products.                                    
  • Responsible for providing training to personnel in identified areas, and to maintain a record of that training. (Example: Safety, Sanitation, Operations Practices, ISO 9000 and Work instructions.)
  • Responsible for conducting monthly departmental meetings, and maintain their documentation.
  • Conduct weekly Safety and Sanitation inspections, and maintain their documentation.
  • Resolve conflict within your group, issue disciplinary actions and special recognition as they arise, and maintain their documentation.
  • Verify that the operation procedures conform to ISO 9002 requirements.

 

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management Administration
Relevant Industries
Skills
Desire to Learn
Competencies
Customer Orientation
Leardership
People Development
Planning and Organization Capacity
Results Orientation
Strategic Thinking
Team Work
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Company Description
Since 1977, Mission® has been creating fresh, authentic Mexican food products you can find in your local grocery store including Guerrero, Maseca and Calidad to name a few. Mission®, a subsidiary of Gruma Corporation, is the #1 tortilla company in the U.S. and manufactures a variety of authentic Mexican products. As we’ve grown, we’ve made sure to always put an emphasis on authentic flavors, while providing healthy options that families and friends can enjoy together.

GRUMA Company

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Hayward, CA
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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