Details for Job ID# M881

Date Posted - 10-5-2019

Category - Manufacturing

Position Title - Production Manager - Food Processor

Location - Vidalia, GA

Description -
Our client is a leading processor of seafood products with processing plants located worldwide. Client is looking for a Production Manager for their Georgia facility. They want to talk to candidates who have a Passion for Safety and strong, collaborative leadership skills with experience in Food Manufacturing and/or Food Contract Packaging. This position assists with the supervision of the planning, organizing and directing of production activities and employee placement/training/development to cost effectively produce a high quality finished product. Responsible for coordinating all processing activities within the plant, including managing multiple Production Supervisors and Facilitators and a total headcount in excess of 150 employees. The incumbent will ensure that all food preparation, processing and packaging is compliant to the guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety regulations. Position reports to the Plant General Manager.

Note: A list of detailed job responsibilities will be provided to interested and qualified candidates.

Requirements -
- BS Degree - Engineering or Food Science a huge plus
- 5+ years of Food Mfgr/Processing and/or Food Contact Packaging experience
- 10+ years of manufacturing experience
- 5+ years of Production Management experience with a workforce of 150 EEs
- 3+ years of Continuous Improvement experience with Root Cause Problem Solving, ability to focus on process.(Visual factory experience highly preferred)
- Six Sigma Black Belt a huge plus
- Perishable Food, LACF or Thermal Processing experience highly preferred
- Knowledge of HACCP
- Strong Collaborative Leadership Skills including:
---Being Inspiring, Motivational.
---Having ability to lead through others and have influencing skills
---Ability to be proactive regarding management of priorities and crises
---Ability to work cross functionally
- Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills and ability to communicate with all levels of organization
- Strong Planning and Organizational Skills
- Experienced with Fiscal Management - Metrics Driven
- Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Regulatory Agency experience highly preferred
- Rural environment - has lived in small town & likes it - A MUST

Compensation -
Salary is negotiable, depending upon experience presented, plus a bonus opportunity. Excellent relocation Program. 3 weeks vacation plus excellent benefits

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