Production Manager

Private Label Beverage Manufacturer

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This is an opportunity to get in on a ground floor of an exciting new Private Label beverage production company in the Chester County, PA area. You will be ground floor of a Pre-IPO company about to change the scope of beverage.

The owners and Investors own multiple food product companies and are starting 3-5 beverage lines in a new facility. You will be influential in the growth and direction of the business

So if you are tired of being part of a company where you don't get appreciated or are just part of the machine and really want a say in how things are run , this is your chance. This type of opportunity does not come along often.

JOB OVERVIEW: The Production Manager is responsible for providing production leadership to overall beverage line shifts. The Manager must ensure the safe and efficient operation of processing equipment to ensure quality and conformity of packaged products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee manufacturing of carbonated and non carbonated beverages over a multi-shift, multi-lingual operation. • Directly manages all daily activities and long term objectives of the beverage group, in conjunction with managers across food products group. • Must be able to coach and influence employees under their supervision. • • Monitor overall quality of the product by performing periodic inspections. • Independently perform all assignments after being given general instructions as to the results expected. • Takes the lead and initiates resolution of technical, unusual or complexproblems or issues. •Provide supervision to staff that may extend across more than one location, shift or building. • Conducts thorough investigations to identify and eliminate the root cause of manufacturing problems. • Responsible for assisting the facilities in instilling the "Best Manufacturing Practices". • Insure staff is following the work rules at all times. Ensure GMP compliance is adhered to at all times. • Report any quality issue to Director of Operations or Manager. • Assist in relieving other operators for lunch breaks. • Other duties as assigned by Company to grow the business.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports and other documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or company representatives. Ability to effectively present information to management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel, sit for long periods of time, stand frequently, bend, squat, reach and turn to access files and office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to push or pull with a dolly or pallet jack up to 500 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Field positions will be exposed to various unfamiliar conditions where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn and which may include, but are not limited to: manufacturing and warehouse plants, and other venues as directed by supervisor. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but increases significantly in warehouse and manufacturing plants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

• Preferred college degree in business, supply chain management, logistics, engineering or equivalent.

• At least 5 years of experience as Manager or Supervisor in a Beverage based environment

• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

• Computer literacy required with proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word.

• Ability and willingness to work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and holidays.

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