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Our Castroville, CA Distribution Center, a 70,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility, is currently seeking a Production Manager to join our Production Department. The essential function of this position to oversee and manage all daily activities of the Production Department and ensure that all Production orders are completed, according to Customer Specifications, time, packs and cost.

Full Time Shift:  Monday-Friday; 6am-4pm. (Some Saturdays may be necessary).

Primary Responsibilities:

Oversees all activities within the Production department
Sets and enforces specific performance expectations of Quality, Cost, Organization, and Commitment to
the production management team
Monitor status of daily order requirements and ensure order completion to meet ready time within customer
Enforces proper packing procedures to meet product specs, costs and organization
Maintains accurate grade-out and recording procedures
Maintain a clean and organized department at all times
Maintains all departments’ activities to meet Health and Food Safety policies
Ensures the Commodity Managers’ allocations are being followed
Provides training and guidance to production management team on customer specs, packing production
processes, and healthfood safety policies
Oversees all quality inspection activities within the department
Maintains effective communication and teamwork between departments (Shipping, Receiving) to get orders
out on time and at the lowest cost
Motivates, organizes and encourages teamwork within the Production department
Monitors packaging supply inventory and ensure availability to meet daily production requirements
Provides regular production reports daily, weekly and monthly
Education/Background Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
At least five years’ experience in a production environment; produce industry preferred
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Demonstrated ability to multi-task
A proven track record of managing large groups of employees as an active floor manager
Proficiency in use of English language with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally,
present information and direction, and field questions from managers, employees and external contacts
Spanish as a second language would be an asset
Proficient in computer-use skills (MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Willingness to work independently, with minimal supervision and take ownership of job
A high degree of professionalism and personal integrity
Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary issues with a sense of urgency
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including extended workdays on different shifts
Strong knowledge of local, provincial and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant statues and guiding
Working Conditions:

Environment includes an expansive refrigerated warehouse, where the temperature averages 50°F. The
background noise approaches 70 dcbs
We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:

Paid weekly
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
Paid time off and holiday pay
Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
Opportunities for growth and advancement

Bachelors or better.


5 years: Experience in a production environment; produce industry preferred

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