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16 Jan 2018

West Coast Senior Production Manager – California

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #32635

A well-established grower/shipper/packer is searching for a Senior Production Manager to join their team. The Senior Production Manage will be Responsible for achieving, sustaining and continuously improving safety, quality, efficiency, and cost results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises packing department staff.
  • Oversees operation of all equipment used in grading and packing.
  • Works with production scheduler/planner to determine run schedules.
  • Coordinates production activities with upstream and downstream departments.
  • Maintains overall safety programs and sees that basic labor laws are enforced.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe, orderly and clean facility at all times.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality control program and achieving 3rd party quality audit objectives.
  • Sees that machinery and equipment repair schedules are kept.
  • Carries out personnel policies and procedures consistently.
  • Keeps management and sales department informed of production schedules.
  • Answers inquiries on production issues.
  • Prepares cost budgets and reconciliations.
  • Investigates customers’ complaints involving such matters as fruit quality, overcharges, and delay in shipment, and makes necessary adjustments.

Skills and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Manufacturing, Business Management, or related field, or equivalent managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 7 years of related experience and/or training in a high-volume production environment; fruit knowledge or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A high level of mechanical aptitude and technical competence is ideal
  • Demonstrated ability to develop cross-functional relationships, manage projects through their full life cycle (idea to implementation), and break down complex problems into simple solutions
  • Excellent management skills including supervision, leadership, communication and planning necessary
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet constant deadlines with strong attention to detail and quality control

                       Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza,

Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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