Manufacturing Manager

Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Executive/ Management Job Number: Rd904340424 Compensation: $140000-145000 / year

Job Description

Title: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Beaver Dam, WI

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • We are seeking a dedicated and proven leader to create and lead a high-performance manufacturing team. The successful candidate will recruit and develop teams with the appropriate mix of experience, capabilities, and skills to consistently meet company goals and departmental initiatives in a cost-effective manner. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring effective succession planning for all pivotal positions.

Job Duties:
  • Plans, organizes and directs our manufacturing operations to ensure the factory meets its daily production schedule while ensuring product standards meet or exceed our customers' expectations.
  • Acts as a liaison between departments, maintaining open lines of communication between production, quality, maintenance, and supply chain groups.
  • Improves production quality, throughput, delivery performance, predictability, and profitability through effective planning, metrics, and training.
  • Utilizes Just Foods ERP and Aptean production performance software to ensure full utilization of the system's capabilities in tracking materials, production, and performance.
  • Assists the Plant Director in developing and executing overall plant manufacturing strategies.
  • Develops and delivers labor and VOH budget and manages budget and cost controls considering changes in demand (volume), business seasonality, and required service levels.
  • Ensures compliance with all food regulatory requirements and ensures adherence to food safety and GMPs.
  • Develops a strong discipline of role clarity and holds self and team members accountable for performance and collaboration with the whole enterprise.
  • Provides a positive employee experience and ensures proactive performance management based on feedback, coaching, and mentoring.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of food manufacturing experience.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and planning abilities, as well as excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Good working knowledge and experience using Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Just Foods ERP and Aptean OEE/Compliance experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual skills are a plus.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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