Production Manager

Tarboro, NC 27886

Posted: 07/31/2023 Industry: Production Job Number: 2309 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

$100,000 - $125,000

Production Manager

Job Description: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Production Manager with a background in food manufacturing to join our team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of management experience and a proven track record of successfully leading teams in a fast-paced production environment. A 4-year degree is not required, but relevant work experience is essential.


  • Lead and manage a team of 150 employees in the production department, ensuring they are motivated, productive, and working safely.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the production floor, ensuring that all production targets and quality standards are met.
  • Collaborate with the Plant Director and other department heads to develop and implement production strategies, process improvements, and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Monitor production schedules and adjust as needed to meet customer demands and optimize efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations, as well as food safety and quality standards.
  • Identify training needs and provide ongoing coaching and development to team members.
  • Implement and maintain production performance metrics, analyzing data to identify areas for improvement.
  • Proactively address any production-related issues, troubleshoot problems, and implement corrective actions.
  • Work closely with the maintenance team to ensure equipment is properly maintained and downtime is minimized.
  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain department to manage inventory levels effectively.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on production performance and key performance indicators to the Plant Director.

This position reports directly to the Plant Director and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you have the required experience and skills, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our dedicated team committed to producing high-quality food products.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a management role within a food manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse workforce.
  • Proven track record of achieving production targets and driving process improvements.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Familiarity with food safety regulations and quality control standards.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Willingness to adapt to a dynamic production environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles is a plus.

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Subject: Production Manager- Tarboro, NC

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