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Whey Production Manager

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Nampa
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis North America is currently seeking candidates to join our Whey team in Nampa, ID.--Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do.If you re looking for a unique experience with a company that offers strong brands, professional expertise, and a dynamic work environment that champions entrepreneurial spirt, hands-on responsibility and real opportunity for career development, we want to hear from you!Lactalis North America: inviting you to share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE. --From your PASSION to oursThe Production Manager is responsible for assisting with the overall management and direction of manufacturing processes at the whey plant. This is a very hands-on position that works inside the Whey Plant, and sometimes involves long hours and working in very hot conditions. The Production Manager ensures manufacturing performance, volume and quality goals are met by utilizing efficient methods, along with maintaining appropriate staffing and labor cost levels.--Requirements----From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include:Assists the Assistant Director/Director to enhance the technical and financial performance of the department.Oversees the interviewing and hiring of employees to include appraising performance, rewarding and coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Analyzes manufacturing data and identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement; identifies and utilizes methods to assure manufacturing processes are more efficient and effective (reducing waste, reducing labor cost, etc).Directs adjustments of the manufacturing processes to maintain conformance with standards, specifications, and customer requirements.Ensures compliance with workplace and government-mandated standards (FDA, USDA, OSHA, etc.)Responsible for maintaining all GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and all regulatory requirements.Responsible for preparing a variety of manufacturing reports and presenting them to top management, including corrective actions or adjustments as required.Responsible for the overall safety of personnel through continual inspection of department and processes, making necessary changes to ensure efficiency is not compromised by safety and health concerns.Confers with the Assistant Manager and/or other Managers to coordinate departmental activities.Will be required to explain variances in labor costs and productivity.Ensures adherence to GMP, GSP, FSSC practices, and QC policies and procedures, and proper maintenance of equipment.Responsible for the overall department budget and Cap Ex process; to include collection, preparation, and presentation of data to top management.Cooperates with other management in establishing and communicating company policies, operating procedures, and goals.Ensures quality assurance programs prevent or eliminate defects in new or existing products.Ensures successful completion of department specific initiatives (e.g. capital projects).From your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent required.--Associate degree or higher preferred; or 5 years job related experience--Experience4+ years supervisory experience preferred.Experience in Food Production industry preferred.Specialized KnowledgeOSHA, Food Safety, FDA, and USDA.Knowledge of ISO and certifications within the food industry (FSSC, ISO 9001)Microsoft Office and manufacturing operating systems.--Skills / AbilitiesEffective and proficient communicator; both written and verbalBusiness acumen to include problem solving and analysis.Able to manage time through efficient planning and organizing of daily production to include delegation of duties.

Keywords: Lactalis American Group, Nampa , Whey Production Manager, Executive , Nampa, Idaho

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