Production Manager in Wayland, MI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

MI Wayland

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Manager

Job Description:

TreeHouse Foods of Wayland, MI has an outstanding opportunity for a Production Manager.

Position Summary:  Lead and support the production department in the conversion of raw materials into finished goods in the most cost effective manner while adhering to TreeHouse Foods quality, food safety and industrial safety standards.  

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish leadership and set the strategic direction for the manufacturing team. Ensure necessary plans are in place to deliver the required business results while developing a culture of ownership and accountability.
  • Must be able to drive step function improvements in manufacturing while preparing for new customers and rapid sales growth. Must be able to put new systems and procedures in place while instilling accountability and ownership in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Sets aggressive goals to drive improvements with clear and visual goals and accountabilities. In addition, sets clear priorities and aligns resources to deliver against business and regulatory requirements in the areas of cost, financial controls, quality, safety and business initiatives.
  • Controls and effectively utilizes the production capacity, manpower and equipment and outside resources through planning, organizing and scheduling to minimize losses; works within the framework of the budget to optimize company profitability.
  • Assesses manufacturing staff for performance and job fit. Manages staff of direct and indirect reports through regular feedback, performance reviews and developmental activities to ensure movement towards a high performance organization.
  • Must comply and support the requirements defined within the contents of the GMP’S, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), LOTO procedures, and foods safety programs established by TreeHouse Foods.
  • Must be able to do other related duties as assigned. This position can involve weekend and on call duties.  

Knowledge and Critical Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Experience working with SAP is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement systems is preferred
  • 5 years minimum related experience

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to perform the following:  standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time. 

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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