Production Manager

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: FL160-2714784




  • Develop skills & capability of technician workforce in conjunction with other Area Leaders
  • Increase leadership capability of all team leaders
  • Responsible for meeting Quality, Safety, Reliability, and Cost targets for department
  • Develop and maintain team scorecard; share with plant leadership each month
  • Excellent understanding of overall plant product flow including all inputs and outputs
  • Identify and eliminate losses from the Operation
  • Manage personnel issues, i.e., Kronos, vacation planning, staffing, temporary employee staffing, training plans, and conflict resolution
  • Lead Autonomous Maintenance efforts for team
  • Meet with each direct report employee 1:1 once per quarter at a minimum
  • Complete annual Performance Appraisal for each employee on team
  • Understand labor laws and HIPPA requirements
  • Administer any necessary discipline
  • Attend daily product cutting; ensure all follow-ups are completed to maintain high standard of product quality
  • Improve sanitation and start-up execution
  • Manage sanitation procedures & documentation for team
  • Always manage with Basic Beliefs as a foundation




  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a technical degree is preferred



  • At least 3 years supervisory experience is required
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing 
  • Previous experience in a High-Performance Work Organization is strongly preferred
  • Previous people management experience is a plus
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