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Food Production Manager

Employment Solutions - Colorado

This is a Contract position in Boulder, CO posted July 19, 2021.

Production Manager has responsibility for overseeing day-to-day shop floor operations across all production shifts. This person is responsible to ensure production targets are hit, quality and safety standards are achieved and labor is engaged. In this role, the position holder will serve as the manager for shift supervisors and will serve as the “voice of the production floor” for the Operations management team. We are looking for someone who can production food industry background and previous experience having supervisors and maintenance report to you in a food production environment. 

Hours: 7am to 5pm + OT; Monday – Thursday

Compensation: 85K to 110K


  • 401 matching up to 4 %
  • 10 vacation and 6 sick days of PTO each year
  • Equity Incentive Company Shares
  • Health Insurance (Anthem) coverage paid for employee. Spouse and family can be purchased
  • 15% of salary bonus annual potential

Duties and Responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Manage all Production Shift Supervisors across day/night shifts throughout the week
  • Serve as the facilitator of the Food Safety Program for the Production Floor according to all SQF guidelines
  • Serve as key point of contact for communication of schedule for production floor
  • Assist in the troubleshooting and alternate planning process as issues arise
  • Direct responsibility for managing labor costs and production efficiencies
  • Track, manage and report operations metrics (OEE)
  • Help oversee inventory counts as needed
  • Create plans for employee mentoring and training
  • Verify all Production and Quality documentation is complete and accurate
  • Coordinate shift-to-shift communication
  • Oversee the employee discipline program
  • Manage production supply consumption (IE: Towels, aprons, etc.)
  • Maintain all in-process manufacturing specifications
  • Assure personnel follow GMPs & good hygiene practices
  • Review manufacturing processes and meet efficiency targets
  • Review and improve production processes and efficiencies
  • Manage equipment layout, new equipment and processes and implementations
  • Manage and reduce downtime by working closely with maintenance on PM’s etc.
  • Experience working with/Managing Maintenance staff
  • Assure facility and employee safety
  • Assist in product development and product improvements (R&D) as needed
  • Ensure sanitation protocols and changeovers are followed
  • Investigate root cause and implement corrective actions as necessary
  • Support Food Safety and Quality audits
  • Process improvement understanding and Focus
  • Working with 3rd party contractors
  • Working with Warehouse crew at offsite warehouse



  • Must have strong leadership skills with ability to maintain neutrality
  • Strong problem-solving skills following a formal process
  • Self-starter and possess a positive attitude, able to influence others
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Strong abilities to mentor others
  • Familiar with baking equipment and processes
  • High School diploma at minimum
  • Minimum 5-10 years prior experience in a similar role and environment
  • Knowledge of natural products industry a plus
  • Combined experience in quality and management preferred
  • Must be familiar with a production environment under FDA and HACCP guidelines
  • Experience with equipment maintenance programs
  • Six Sigma/Lean manufacturing Must be able to accurately document lot numbers and quantities
  • Able to write and speak, both clearly and effectively.
  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Comfortable working with KPI’s and spreadsheets
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong math skills required.