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Production Manager - Food Production in St. Louis at GPAC

Date Posted: 2/9/2019

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Job Description

I am partnered with a leader in the food processing and distribution industry that is in need of an experienced Production Manager to join their team.


Position is responsible for supervising production areas at the facility and for the training, scheduling and development of employees.


  • Produces the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost consistent with good manufacturing practices
  • Provides a safe work environment for all personnel
  • Recognizes and takes steps to resolve operating problems in order to minimize their impact on the operations
  • Requests and directs services of maintenance, sanitation and other personnel as may be necessary to achieve the desired level and quality of production, sanitation, safety and warehouse services
  • Cooperates with all departments to assure a coordinated work relationship exists at all times
  • Responsible for ingredient usage and all other department costs
  • Keeps accurate and up-to-date records (i.e. timecards, downtime records, absentee records, etc.)
  • Enforces company policies in a fair and consistent manner
  • Encourages suggestions from employees which will improve production, quality, safety and/or control costs of production
  • Maintains consistent communications and monthly department meetings
  • Adheres to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Address and report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. Lead safety teams and carry out injury investigations
  • Responsible for the Management of the Sanitation Cycles to ensure all Quality Assurance Measures are met, and all Pre-Op Inspections are passed


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience
  • Able to supervise department personnel in a fair and consistant manner
  • Computer skills in MS Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able to coordinate and supervise all department functions
  • Must be able to work overtime, or weekends, as required by Operational Needs
  • Must be able to recognize problem situations, and take the appropriate steps to resolve


  • College degree preferred
  • Experience supervising personnel in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to train and motivate department personnel
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

This company has a strong history and a bright future. This is due mainly to their willingness to invest in the research that is required to remain an industry leader. If this sounds like a company you'd like to become a part of, then I want to hear from YOU!!

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Please contact Jessi Butler directly at for more information on this or any other positions you may be interested.

If you are applying, please carefully review the requirements and ensure your resume accurately reflects your qualifications in relation to this position.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 28 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status.