Pinnacle Foods Manufacturing Manager in Denver, Colorado

MANUFACTURING MANAGER Location US-CO-DenverJob ID 2018-6681Category Manufacturing OVERVIEW At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to oursuccess is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashingbrand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already belovedproducts to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy totoday's consumers. The results* Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of Americanhouseholds and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we competeand we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value throughstrategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of \\"Leadership\\"and \\"Foundation\\" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D,consumer insights, and senior management experience. RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Job Responsibilities The Production Manager will lead a cross-functional team of supervisorsand manufacturing employees. The Production Manager will also be responsiblefor ensuring that their team is properly trained and provided the directionand motivation needed to meet Key Performance Indicators to include Employeeand Food Safety (GMPs), Efficiency Metrics, Yield Realization andProduct Cost Targets. Additionally he/she is responsible for interfacingwith and providing direction to the sanitation and maintenance resources thatare responsible manufacturing areas and related equipment. Our ManufacturingFacility currently runs two shifts with operations taking place 7 days perweek. Schedule flexibility is required. As our business continues to grow,this position will have direct input into how we continue to grow in a mannerthat meets the needs for increased capacity. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: * Establishes a culture of respect, hard work, consistency andeffective communication in the production facility and when interfacing withcontacts external to the organization. * Maintains food production yields and quality assurance and controlmethods in a high speed food manufacturing operation focused on continuousimprovement. * Utilizes company production planning tools and resources to maximizefacility throughput and workflow. * Adheres to the Federal, State, and District rules and regulationspertaining to food manufacturing operations including both Food Safety andEmployee Safety. * Maintains the company s high standards of food safety, sanitation andcleanliness in all manufacturing facility areas . * Manages the health, sanitation, and safety regulations pertainingto the handling and storage of foods and the operation of food processingfacilities and equipment. * Develops and maintains accurate records, makes mathematicalcomputations, and prepares production reports. * Reviews and analyzes production work processes and implementscorrective action for operational improvements. * Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Peers,Vendors and Manufacturing Employees to ensure costs are aligned with theoperating budget. * Participates in hiring, staff training and development, and thesupervision of the production staff. * Executes all performance reviews and coaching for hourly manufacturingemployees. This individual acknowledges as part of the management team, areresponsible for food safety and quality at the Boulder Brand s Udi sFacilities * In the instance this individual is absent from the facility and cannotbe reached, their backup defaults to the individual that this individualreports to. * Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requestsin a timely manner QUALIFICATIONS Essential Requirements The successful candidate will possess the following skills andattributes: * Entrepreneurial spirit and drive needed to work effectively within ayoung and growing company. * Hands on production