Norfolk, NE

Production Manager

Job Title: Operations Supervisor

Location: Norfolk, NE

Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000 (plus bonus)

Job Summary: The Operations Supervisor is responsible for overseeing daily production, inventory accuracy, sanitation, and safety programs in the Production area. They will manage a team of Production Supervisors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement manufacturing plans and programs to meet cost and output objectives
  • Coordinate activities across all manufacturing functional areas to achieve plant goals
  • Create standard operating procedures (SOPs) for production processes
  • Ensure production capacity meets sales volume requirements
  • Develop and track annual operating budget
  • Maintain and improve plant assets
  • Develop and enhance technical and manufacturing management skills
  • Establish performance standards and improvement plans for supervisors
  • Create employee work schedules aligned with customer orders and plant performance
  • Collaborate with Purchasing to establish quality specifications for raw materials
  • Contribute to the development of new products/processes and improvement of existing ones
  • Manage inventory of off-spec materials and oversee reworking as needed
  • Maintain formulation data system

Education & Experience:

  • 5-7 years of management experience in a food grade operation
  • Background in dairy, evaporators, and/or drying technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in plant operation procedures and business system software applications
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ability to work night shifts (6pm-6am) on a 2-2-3 schedule

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