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Processing Manager

AurStaff Wakefield, NE

A Midwest food production company is looking for a talented and caring Processing Manager to join their team. Don't miss out on this opportunity with great pay and benefits. 

Responsible for leading the Wakefield dryers, food service and Vatroom processing areas as profitable and efficient departments by providing direction and overseeing supervisory staff, ensuring that company policies, procedures and government laws are followed and to coordinate activities between departments.

This Processing Manager position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures, and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.

 Processing Manager Hours will be mostly M-F covering all shifts depending on needs. 

Processing Manager Salary: $90,000-105,000 but negotiable. 

Processing Manager Responsibilities:   
-Responsible for all aspects of product manufacturing within the dryers, food service and Vatroom departments.
-Initiate and lead continuous improvement activities and teams involving human safety, food safety and process improvements.
-Develop and lead strategies and implementation plan to meet and exceed operational KPIs and goals of the dryers, food service and Vatroom departments.
-Develop efficient operations teams while maintaining the programs necessary to ensure all employees are trained in order to meet company objectives relating to human safety, product quality and safety, human relations and professional development.
-Actively participate in the plant management initiatives to promote facility growth and development. Interact constructively with all departments to achieve plant KPIs and goals.
-Prepare department operating budgets, monitor and control expenditures. Proactively take corrective action to maintain optimum profitability and continuously reduce operational costs.
-Responsible for continuous improvement of product quality and yields.
-Regular reporting and presentation of departmental performance and status.
-Support the quality assurance department in consumer complaint investigations and implementation of corrective action.
-Direct interaction with regulatory inspectors. Take appropriate corrective action in a timely manner.
-Develop and maintain a broad understanding of the company rules, procedures, practices and operational processes and parameters associated with the manufacturing facility.
-Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.
-Adheres to Quality work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained. Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality.
-Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Processing Manager Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
-Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in production and supervision.

Processing Manager Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills: 
-Supervising personnel in a manufacturing environment.  Experience leading, motivating, and developing teams and succession planning.
-Knowledge of plant operations and production scheduling
-Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles preferred.
-Excellent English communication; verbal, written and presentation skills. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
-Effective computer skills in MS Office Suite.
-Preparing and managing department budgets.
-Technical problem solving.
-Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

If you are interested in this position apply today or call Caleb for more information! 

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providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted November 4, 2022
Date Closes January 3, 2023
Requisition 22-2053443
Located In Wakefield, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
Zipcode 68784

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