We”ve recently partnered with a growing food production company who is ready to hire a new Production Manager! This is a great opportunity to work for a growing company wtih a long history and an excellent reputation in the industry!The Production Manager is responsible for managing the entire process operation, including staffing and training, productivity, people development, quality and safety. This position is also responsible for the Food Safety and Food quality programs. Responsibilities: * Manages daily operations including the following: basic production scheduling, work assignments, employee supervision, counseling, employee safety and administration of company policies. * Prepares written performance evaluations and counsels” employees as needed. * Resolve any employee issues and documents disciplinary actions * Help cultivate the culture. * Perform plant walk-thru and communicates findings * Provides positive recognition to employees who exhibit good behavior * Maintains operation of blending, bulk receiving and material handling for the department. * Reviews formula recovery and proper rotation of ingredients. * Ensures and supports financial performance to CPU for the department/area as it pertains to labor productivity and staffing. Reviews daily yields, correct substitution of ingredients and daily labor tracking. * Responsible for monthly budget goals for the department. * Ensures quality of the product produced as it pertains to blending juice to correct spec following processing guides. Determines correct blend of juice using incoming specs in QAD and blending them to correct spec levels while maintaining lot rotations. * Conducts monthly safety meetings; eliminates potential safety hazards; follows-up on safety issues related to the department and coaching employees on safe behavior. Performs housekeeping audits per year as required and follows-up on progress of the findings. REQUIREMENTS * Bachelor”s degree in Engineering or Business MGT with a * Minimum of 5 years Leadership experience in a Manufacturing Environment. * Experience with beverage production or bottlingAdditional Preferred Qualifications * Experience in the food/beverage industry preferably with blending and batching * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Detail oriented; ability to multi-task * Excellent time management skills * Ability to work independently For more information on this job or other jobs please reach out to Carla at firstname.lastname@example.orgAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.Apply for this job.