Status: Full-time position
Location: Deming, NM
Job Summary: The Production Shift Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the pepper processing facility.
Qualifications: 3 – 5 years of related management experience within a food processing, bottling, liquid filling/blending and/or consumer goods manufacturing/packaging environment.
Associate’s Degree or equivalent is preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree is a plus.
Must possess the ability to work with all levels of employees in the organization.
Must be well organized, results oriented, & have effective problem solving ability
Must possess strong leadership & team building skills
Must be computer literate – Microsoft Office Programs & AS 400 is desirable
Good organizational skills
Show good judgment and sound reasoning skills
Ability to delegate authority
Must have a strong floor presence and be able to interact effectively with people at all levels.
Ability to lift and move over 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation is required.
Bilingual is a plus. English/Spanish
Duties: Direct the day-to-day shift operations of the production facility through department supervisors and support staff.
Analyze manufacturing, personnel, materials, logistics, and other problems.
Ensure production staff enforces company policies and procedures, plant-wide safety and security rules, and employee rules of conduct.
Ensure customer satisfaction through corrective and preventive actions and the application of continuous product quality improvements.
Ensure plant sanitation and quality standards are consistent with federal, state, local, and company requirements.
Interface with AIB, Kosher Council, State/Federal agencies, third party auditors, and other regulatory agencies. Address issues pertaining to product quality, wastewater treatment, air quality, etc.
Assist in developing departmental budgets. Manage and control expenditures and variances.
Reduce scrap and waste and initiate other cost reduction activities throughout the facility.
Hire, train, monitor, discipline, evaluate, and develop employees
Ensure adherence to applicable quality & manufacturing standards, & GMPs
Analyze & resolve problems relating to product quality, product quantity, processes, materials, scrap, waste, personnel, etc.
Provide technical assistance to operators in resolution of production problems
Oversee the development, implementation, and adherence of SOP’s that result in improved product quality and efficiency levels.
Promote operational excellence throughout the plant.
Responsible for Food Quality and Safety.
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