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Production Manager

at Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc.

Posted: 10/14/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 218039
Keywords: manager

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Purpose of Position:

This position will manage and oversee all aspects of production within the location. In this role, will partner with various departments, including Warehouse, Shipping and Receiving and Quality Assurance, to coordinate efforts to improve quality and reduce costs, while maintaining adequate labor and resource utilization, to achieve maximum yields.


  • Prepare and discuss production plan with Production Supervisors on a weekly/daily basis.
  • Review production goals with staff, on a daily basis, to determine if goals were met. If not, determine what factors prevented the attainment of production goals in order to apply appropriate remedial measures.
  • Track labor and yield efficiencies for each shift. Implement changes in manpower to improve productivity yields.
  • Responsible to come with ideas and research on ways that will improve the yield.
  • Maintain the proper labor force and ensure facility is operating within established labor budget.
  • Oversee production staff training to develop product knowledge and skills. You will be fully responsible for tools and presentation while ensuring the employees are following the directions on production floor after they have completed training.
  • Work closely with the Production Supervisors to ensure orders are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure consistent availability of quality raw materials and packaging.
  • Ensure compliance with all preparatory and processing procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all cut and pack size specifications, volume, quality, labeling, packaging and other product related guidelines per customer.
  • Coordinate sample production and assist with new product development by providing training to all employees involve plus preparing draft spec sheet for Ops manager review.
  • Partner with Quality Assurance team to monitor processing and finished product temperatures.
  • Monitor and ensure appropriate cold chain systems are maintained throughout processing.
  • Inspect finished goods to ensure they meet or exceed product specifications and this is not limited to do the inspection during production and before shipping/load trucks.
  • Consistently review Quality, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) requirements to ensure company performance standards are met and/or exceeded.
  • Attend to all safety meetings and share all information via employee and by training with all fresh-cut employees.
  • Willing to work extra hours as needed per operation manager order and work need.

Minimum Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • At least 2 to 3 years prior experience in a similar supervisory role.
  • Previous experience working in a multi-product, line-manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of supply chain strategies and distribution systems.
  • Must be able to communicate well (both written and verbal) with management as well as direct employees in a productive/professional manner.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.).
  • Solid background in scheduling and cost control, process management, inventory control, quality assurance and food safety.
  • Must be able to work in a wet & cold environment.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving abilities.

Preferred Skills but not Essential:

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.
  • Fork Lift and/or Electric pallet jack experience.
  • Experience working with fresh fruit.

Additional Comments:

  • Flexible—Willing to move around within department or to different shifts.

***Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.***




Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
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