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Production Manager

Posted by Tropical Valley Foods on 8 Sep 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Location: Plattsburgh, New York 12901
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Production and Manufacturing
  • Categories: Operations
  • Foods: Vegetables/Fruit
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Director of Operations
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
  • Benefits: Vehicle Allowance
Job Description

The Production Manager (PM) is mainly responsible for Order Fulfillment in our Plattsburgh packing facility. All managers and supervisors report to the PM and the PM reports to Amanda Gokey.


Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all order fulfillments, communicating daily on order status to appropriate personnel.
  • Setting & implementing production standards and goals – responsible for maintaining required level of efficiency of each worker, by monitoring, documenting and analyzing work performances on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensuring orders are shipping out by required ship date – meeting lead times on all orders.
  • Plan a weekly production schedule, communicating daily production targets to employees & following up to ensure production goals are met.
  • Requesting any packaging supplies to Accounting for re-ordering
  • Oversee training for new & current employees to ensure production standards are met and all procedures are being followed.
  • Communicating delays/order fulfillment/OOS problems to appropriate personnel immediately.
  • Updating the Google doc order production list.
  • Responsible for ensuring inventory is being updated accurately & consistently, and physical counts are being performed.
  • Ordering office supplies and maintaining budget objectives.
  • Interviewing, hiring, firing, disciplining personnel – including obtaining and submitting all necessary documentation to HR. The hiring & firing is performed by HR, on recommendation by PM.
  • Ensure all company policies & procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook are being followed & following proper disciplinary protocols when they are not. All disciplinary actions need to be reported to HR.
  • Completing employee performance reviews with input from other managers/supervisors.
  • Maintaining employee files, records, including absence management.
  • Process payroll weekly and submit to HR.
  • Managing services provided to the facility; Unifirst, Casella, Cardboard removal, etc.
Job Requirements

Management & Production Planning Experience

  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office experience
  • Ability to manage employees who report to PM in clear and equitable ways – motivate, energize, direct, encourage or discipline in a constructive way whenever possible. Group motivation and consensus building are essential.
  • Detail-oriented with the keen ability to focus on a multitude of tasks simultaneously, solving whatever problems in efficient ways

Work Environment:

  • 32 Power Dam Way Plattsburgh, NY 12901
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Company is a fast-paced work environment
  • Salaried compensation based on experience and education

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