Job Description

Our client, a food manufacturer with a location in Kansas City, has an opening for an experienced Senior Production Manager for Second Shift.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Leading the operations, materials management, and sanitation teams and activities involved in manufacturing.
  • Providing overall leadership and direction to direct reports
  • Implementing strategies to increase efficiency, maintain quality and ensure continuous improvement of production, materials and warehouse processes and procedures.
  • Creating a work environment reflecting a commitment to protecting the health and safety of employees, sanitation activities, food safety and quality, identifying and supporting the development of internal talent for future opportunities.
  • Leads direct reports in the attainment of established production standards, goals and objectives including those associated with OEE, yields, productivity, safety, budget, cost control and other key performance indicators
  • In partnership with the EHS Manager and Plant Management team, participates in scheduled safety meetings to review performance and is a leader in creating and maintain a culture reflective of a commitment to an accident free workplace
  • Leads the plant in value stream mapping activities to identify areas of improvement.
  • Creates plans to drive waste out of the operations based on current and future state value stream maps.
  • Ensures compliance with safety and environmental rules, regulations and SEP/Environmental audit requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, meat science or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of management techniques utilized in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Prior supervisory experience in manufacturing
  • Exceptional leadership qualities preferred
  • Sanitation experience
  • SAP experience or demonstrated proficiency with a similar ERP.
  • Prior application and adherence to food safety and quality programs

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Kansas City KS
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