2nd Shift Production Operations Manager

Chicago, IL

Posted: 01/25/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 28.23DW Pay Rate: 95,000 - 120,000 Experience:

Job Description

2nd Shift Production Operations Manager

(2 pm – 12 am, M-F, occasional Saturday)

This 24-hour, union facility is currently looking for a 2nd Shift Production Operations Manager, with this shift being approximately 2 pm – midnight.  Food industry experience is a must and overseeing union and non-union employees is ideal.

Purpose of position:

  • Initiates plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs and operate within established budgets through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, and materials
  • Ensures production runs in a timely manner and meets quality assurance specifications
  • Participates in the design of a validation process that includes the development of production standards, process control charts, and systems
  • Develops, implements, and assesses Lean Manufacturing initiatives including system design, tools, and techniques
  • Implements manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure that the facility supports the Company’s strategic initiatives
  • Actively participates in food safety programs that ensure the safety of ingredients and finished products
  • Guides employees to ensure goals and activities are in alignment with Company-wide continuous improvement directives
  • Continually improves safety performance by addressing employee safety attitudes while ensuring compliance with all state, federal, and company regulations
  • Provides backup to scheduling, pack-off, and warehouse areas
  • Participates in HACCP, Safety, and Process Safety Management Committees
  • Maintenance oversight
  • Analyzes production performance and downtime, identifying root causes, and leads corrective action initiatives
  • Maintains staff by orienting and training employees
  • Coaches, counsels, and disciplines employees
  • Participates as a key member in employment decisions
  • Enforces systems, policies, and procedures
  • Oversees employee participation and adherence to employee and food safety programs and policies

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  28.23DW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Meat/Food Science, Business, or related
  • 5+ years of broad manufacturing experience and 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management
  • Knowledge in SPC, HACCP and OSHA regulations
  • Knowledge of quality principles and tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with computers, specifically Microsoft Office applications
  • Bilingual preferred

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  28.23DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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