Production Manager
Job Opportunity at Specialized Staffing Resource

Posted on Dec 18

http://www.specializedstaffingresource.com    360-907-4140

Location: Eugene, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148600


$60,000 - $75,000 


The Production Supervisor is responsible for managing all daily production activities for his/her assigned shift or area with the intent to create quality and food safe products, in a safe, effective and respectful work environment. This position will be responsible for leading a team; ensuring policies and procedures are followed, and company objectives are met.
  • Lead and supervise employees including staffing and recruiting, training, and performance management; establish and communicate clear performance expectations, through coaching, direction, and open communication

  • Actively participate in food safety and people safety programs; ensuring all related policies and practices are being followed and concerns are being addressed

  • Understand and support the development, implementation and management of various procedures and practices; providing insights to support a culture of continuous improvement

  • Coordinate all production activities and schedule team members to maximize performance and meet business needs; managing changeovers, down time, employee overtime, planned and unplanned absences and temporary labor
  • Ensure lines are running efficiently per established guidelines; troubleshoot areas of concern and report out successes and deficiencies when appropriate
  • Ensure food safety and quality through various means including visual inspection of product, processing areas and employee activities; performing seal and packaging checks; ensuring GMPs and good housekeeping procedures are followed
  • Use various computer systems, including the use of ipads, to manage production effectiveness, materials and manufacturing specs; train and coach employees
  • Partner with all departments including quality assurance, warehousing, maintenance, purchasing, etc.; communicating concerns and improvement opportunities effectively
  • Provide back up support to supervisors, plant manager and other positions as requested
  • Collaboratively perform other duties as needed and directed to support the goals of the company

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: The facility contains office, manufacturing and outdoor workspaces where this position is required to access and work. A person must be able to frequently walk and stand, occasionally sit and climb stairs; see, hear and talk; use hands to finger, handle or feel tools or controls; use hands and arms to reach. Frequently lifting/moving up to 30lbs is also required; occasional lifting/transferring of objects may be required with assistance up to 75 lbs. Ability to handle environments of different temperatures and with various food allergens present


  • Minimum two years supervisory or leadership experience in food manufacturing or similar environment; ice cream experience highly preferred
  •  BachelorGs degree in business, food science or related field preferred; high school diploma (or equivalent) plus leadership training or other related experience required
  •  Familiarity with GMPs, safe work environment practices; SQF knowledge preferred

  •  Experience in Microsoft Office; proven ability to learn and use various systems effectively; experience with Microsoft

  •  NAV, Redzone, and/or Alchemy preferred

  •  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively at all levels and with all customers,internally and externally
  •  Ability to effectively lead, motivate and hold team members accountable; ability to establish and maintain trust and credibility
  •  Demonstrated ability to self-manage, take initiative and use independent judgement and decision making, asking for support when appropriate
  •  Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment

  •  Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and occasional holidays

Oregon Ice Cream is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a safe and drug free workplace. We consider applicants

 for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, political affiliation

 or belief, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Eugene, OR

Required education: High school or equivalent Required experience:

Food Manufacturing Supervisory: 2 years

Required language: English
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