FreshSense Foods

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Production Manager
  2. Location: Atlanta, GA
  3. Number: 9701
  4. Post Date: 5/17/2017
Job description


The Production Manager is responsible for coordinating daily activities of the production staff to ensure customer satisfaction, and all ensure plant goals are met.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure food safety controls are in place and working to mitigate / eliminate food safety risks; ensure all SOP’s are being followed
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by producing quality products, quality service with 100% order fill and on-time, and at the lowest cost possible
  • Enforce company policies and procedures
  • Monitor product trim and waste, training staff on best practices to maximize yield
  • Monitor plant’s production costs to maximize productivity, balance and mitigate overtime
  • Collect and analyze production data to determine how best to improve the plant’s production process
  • Validate product run-rates and cost per pound to produce (pounds per man hour)
  • Ensure proper staffing seasonally, weekly, and daily to maximize production capacity
  • Monitor attendance by ensuring supervisors track daily attendance, tardiness, early outs, and absentees; supervisors are tracking points and performing staff counseling and or warnings
  • Discipline staff as necessary
  • Approve all requests for days off, vacation requests verifying available vacation time for employee, and requests are not less than two weeks in advance, for all production staff
  • Ensure staff education and training is completed on-time
  • Work closely with other site managers on purchasing, sales, warehousing, and new product development
  • Other as required



Preferred Attributes:

Bachelor’s degree preferred in industrial engineering, industrial management, or business management

Fluent in English and Spanish preferred


Required Attributes:

Five years of first-line supervisor experience in food processing / manufacturing environment

Verifiable ability to manage multiple projects and balance priorities

Verifiable ability to identify and address problems

Verifiable leadership skills

Computer courses, certificate, or can demonstrate computer skills


Will have contact with all levels ownership, management, and staff within the company


Open availability to work weekends and evenings as necessary, ability to lift up to 40 pounds as needed, work under diverse temperatures from ambient to refrigerated

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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