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General Manager

Lovesticks Inc. Mill Valley, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
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The General Manager will share our passion for local, hand-made foods using high-quality, vegan ingredients, and working closely with the CEO will oversee operations at our bakery in San Rafael, CA and support the growth of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the CEO, work with and/or supervise administration, bakery and distribution staff to ensure financial, marketing, production, sanitation, and distribution goals and standards are met.
  • Interface with customers regarding new accounts, existing accounts and oversee the on-boarding process for new accounts.
  • Oversee and lead kitchen & distribution personnel. This is to include hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, career development and coaching with approval of the CEO.
  • Help ensure all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), federal and state regulations and safety standards are up to date and documented. Assist in developing new programs and SOP documents.
  • Assist in product development processes and oversee successful commercialization of new items.
  • Prepare & participate in any audits
  • Regular walk-through of the facility to determine which areas need attention, maintenance or repair.
  • Ability to lift and move up to (60lbs) and spend prolonged periods standing.
  • Participate in any future projects of the business.
  • Ability to assist in the bakery, deliver products, and visit stores as needed
  • 50 hours+/week required including Saturdays

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in management of a professional, high-volume food facility, with food distribution, manufacturing or other business characteristics similar to Judy’s Breadsticks.
  • Background in wholesale food production, equipment maintenance, sanitation, staffing/scheduling, and quality control. Bakery/Food experience is required!
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish is a must. We prefer local candidates.
  • Understanding food production processes and proper record keeping (including food processing and sanitation) for regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Dependable and self-motivated team player able to own responsibility.
  • Assist in overseeing food safety including GMP’s, food security, facility security, employee safety programs, FSMA and HACCP.
  • Assist in overseeing the maintenance of the facility and equipment to meet government regulations and company standards.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Software including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Computer Savvy Required- Quick Books knowledge is a plus!
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000 plus incentives

Handmade, organic breads and breadsticks, made in the San Rafael for 25 years.

Lovesticks Inc.

Address

Mill Valley, CA
94941 USA

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