Processing Manager
Michael Foods, Inc. - Gaylord, MN

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Processing Manager:

SUMMARY:
Responsible for managing 1st shift Gaylord production processes (Breaking, Aseptic I & II and Precooked departments) by providing direction and overseeing supervisory staff, ensuring that company policies, procedures and government laws are followed and to coordinate activities between departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Responsible for all aspects of product manufacturing.
  • Lead and participate in plant and corporate continuous improvement teams.
  • Develop and/or maintain the programs necessary to ensure all employees are properly trained in order to meet company objectives relating to human safety, product quality and safety, human relations and professional development.
  • Actively participate in the management team to promote facility growth and development.
  • Coordinate activities between Research and Development and plant operations both at the local level and across Michael Foods Inc.
  • Prepare department budgets and monitor expenditures.
  • Develop capital proposals for expansion or cost improvement projects.
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years experience in production and supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Supervising personnel in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles preferred.
    KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Frozen foods processing and packaging
  • Fluid Aseptic principles, processing and packaging
  • Food safety and sanitation principles (GMP, SQF)
  • State and Federal rules and regulations (USDA, FDA, OSHA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of plant operations and production scheduling
  • High performance work teams
    SKILLS IN:
  • Managing employees and production operations.
  • Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and inventory control computer programs
  • Advancement planning of direct reports.
  • Problems solving
  • Preparing and managing department budgets.
  • Leadership and team skills (interpersonal, leading teams, communication)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, able to make detailed presentations and present them to upper levels of management. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work and may not include all duties required of the position. Please submit your application or resume to the following address or fax number:

    Michael Foods, Inc.
    ATTN: Human Resources
    120 Tower St. South
    Gaylord, MN 55334
    Fax # (507) 237-4554
    E-mail: cathy.grack@michaelfoods.com
    www.michaelfoods.com
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