Production Manager

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Company: FreshPoint Central California
Location: US-CA-Turlock
Zip Code: 95382
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

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OVERVIEW:
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why we’re at the heart of food and service.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: 

Providing leadership and overseeing the production planning and overall day to day operations for the Tomato and Split departments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Employee must pass a background check, pre-employment post offer drug screen and lifting test
  • Must be able to communicate well with others
  • Strong people skills
  • Multiple task management
  • Be able to set priorities, meet deadlines, and be able to accomplish team objectives
  • Be able to hire, discipline, praise and terminate as necessary
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to create and manage production budgets and staffing
  • Management, planning and leadership skills
  • Computer literate: be able to operate computer and software such as Excel, Microsoft Word, AS400 and SG System.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Must have 3 years minimum experience in a Supervisor/Management role

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

    • Working with the teams to implement FreshPoint’s policies and goals
    • Ensure coaching and development of resources to meet department objectives
    • Supervising and motivating the team
    • Resolve customer complaints regarding specifications
    • Build working relationships with different departments, suppliers and managers
    • Reviewing the performance of subordinates
    • Track competency of subordinates
    • Provide leadership and development as required to achieve objectives
    • Participate in facility tours with potential customers regarding their needs and provide direction as a means of securing the business
    • Ensure that all recalls are completed
    • Participate in QA inspections for both departments
    • Maintain awareness and communicate market trends to teams
    • Manage the USDA inspection process when necessary
    • Manage and minimize shrink/spoilage. Established benchmark goals
    • FreshPoint Safe compliance with all coach cards, safety compliance, accident/ injury investigations
    • PAR conversations to be kept current
    • Ensure proper coverage when Supervisors have a day off and when on vacation
    • Production Systems and Controls
      • Manage the adherence to written and prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals
    • Work out the human and material resources needed
    • Ensure implementation and evolution of our safety programs and procedures
    • Ensure that re-pack production is cost effective
    • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality control programs
    • Implement and drive continuous improvement activities
    • Make sure that orders are produced on time and in good quality    
    • Understand both departments P&L’s in order to make necessary adjustments to enhance profitability
    • Work with Management Team to maintain benchmark margin goals
    • Monitor and ensure accurate production reporting
    • Understand and update department HACCP and Food Safety program documentation as required
    • Communicate effectively to all department supervisors and associates
    • Additional duties as assigned
       

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Schedules are set to the needs of the business.
  • Warehouse environment- temperatures varying from -12 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Shifts start between 5:00am and 8:00am and end when the work is completed
    • Shifts generally are between 6 and 10 hours long, overtime as needed
  • Work schedules are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

FreshPoint Central California is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time