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Production Manager

Date: Apr 22, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for overseeing the Production Supervisors and hourly workers and meeting shift goals on a daily basis in Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Cost Management, and Personnel Development.


Essential Functions:

  • Provides direction and defines job requirements for all manufacturing employees.
  • Schedule the shifts, work hours and lines needed to reach goals.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are being followed in a consistent manner.
  • Review efficiencies and improve processes, recommend equipment, materials, and tools.
  • Evaluate and fulfill staffing requirements of the manufacturing work centers.
  • Interface with Quality Control, Accounting, Marketing, R&D departments as well as outside vendors and partners.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of production output.
  • Ensure plant personnel practice safe work habits and follow safety rules.
  • Responsible for coordinating the Maintenance of equipment through the Maintenance Manager.
  • Writes procedures and SOP’s and is instrumental in the implementation and training of the procedures, both new and existing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Knowledge of the position
    • Advanced knowledge of GMP/HACCP
  • Skills of the position
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
    • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills (reading, writing, speaking)
    • Strong analytical skills
  • Abilities for the position



  • Degree or equivalent experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field
  • Years of experience: 5+ years’ experience in food manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago