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Manager, Production

Company: Sunset Grown
Location: Salinas
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Our Castroville, CA Distribution Center, a 70,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility, is currently seeking a Production Manager to join our Production Department. The essential function of this position to oversee and manage all daily activities of the Production Department and ensure that all Production orders are completed, according to Customer Specifications, time, packs and cost.

Full Time Shift: Monday-Friday; 6am-4pm. (Some Saturdays may be necessary).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all activities within the Production department
  • Sets and enforces specific performance expectations of Quality, Cost, Organization, and Commitment to
  • the production management team
  • Monitor status of daily order requirements and ensure order completion to meet ready time within customer
  • specifications
  • Enforces proper packing procedures to meet product specs, costs and organization
  • Maintains accurate grade-out and recording procedures
  • Maintain a clean and organized department at all times
  • Maintains all departments' activities to meet Health and Food Safety policies
  • Ensures the Commodity Managers' allocations are being followed
  • Provides training and guidance to production management team on customer specs, packing production
  • processes, and healthfood safety policies
  • Oversees all quality inspection activities within the department
  • Maintains effective communication and teamwork between departments (Shipping, Receiving) to get orders
  • out on time and at the lowest cost
  • Motivates, organizes and encourages teamwork within the Production department
  • Monitors packaging supply inventory and ensure availability to meet daily production requirements
  • Provides regular production reports daily, weekly and monthly

Education/Background Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred
  • At least five years' experience in a production environment; produce industry preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • A proven track record of managing large groups of employees as an active floor manager
  • Proficiency in use of English language with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally,

present information and direction, and field questions from managers, employees and external contacts

  • Spanish as a second language would be an asset
  • Proficient in computer-use skills (MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to work independently, with minimal supervision and take ownership of job
  • A high degree of professionalism and personal integrity
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary issues with a sense of urgency
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including extended workdays on different shifts
  • Strong knowledge of local, provincial and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant statues and guiding

Working Conditions:

  • Environment includes an expansive refrigerated warehouse, where the temperature averages 50F. The

background noise approaches 70 dcbs

We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:

  • Paid weekly
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

Keywords: Sunset Grown, Salinas , Manager, Production, Other , Salinas, California

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