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Production Manager

Plans, directs, and coordinates finished goods production.

Core Values

  • Respect: Respect coworkers, customers, vendors and self. Shows respect for processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates integrity in work, professional relationships, processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Excellence: Demonstrates excellence in all areas of work including processes methods, relationships and professionalism.
  • Innovation: Demonstrates innovative solutions in job functions, methods, ideas, devices and company.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Production Management
    • Plan daily and weekly production schedules.
    • Compile end of the day manufacturing stats.
    • Ensure efficient and productive use of resources and personnel.
    • Ensure quality and consistency of raw materials used for production meets the standards of the company.
    • Ensure quality and consistency of finished product meets the standards of the company.
  • Personnel Management
    • Schedule and assign production personnel to tasks.
    • Ensure accurate time shift start and compliant break & meal periods.
    • Evaluate safety consciousness, participation and overall work attitude.
    • Ensure personnel have adequate and necessary training in tasks assigned to them.
    • Ensure consistent application of company policy in personnel matters and work practices.
  • Safety Compliance
    • Ensure safe work practices.
    • Ensure production equipment and machinery remain in safe working condition.
    • Ensure compliance with mandatory state and federal occupational health and safety laws.
  • General
    • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions and ensure that Production personnel do as well.
    • All other tasks as assigned by the company

Knowledge, Skill & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Experience with standard manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Reliable, dependable, respectful, and accountable.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Active listening skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient written communication ability.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties.
  • Able to complete work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Knowledge of state and federal safety laws.
  • Ability to follow through assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Ability to direct and manage subordinates.
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment.
  • Must be detail oriented.

Physical Description                     

  • Typical Working Conditions
    • Outside environment.
    • Exposure to the elements.
    • Warehouse environment.
    • Exposure to hazardous materials.
    • Exposure to natural temperature fluctuations.
    • Exposure to varying noise levels.
    • Exposure to air particulates.
    • High levels of equipment traffic.
    • Exposure to moving machinery.
  • Equipment Used
    • Soil bagging equipment.
    • Liquid bottling equipment.
    • Tanks and mixers.
    • Stretch wrapping equipment.
    • Forklifts, loaders and skid steers.
  • Essential Physical Tasks
    • Must occasionally lift approximately 60 lbs.

Please Note

FoxFarm Soil & Fertilizer Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to an alcohol and drug free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No phone calls please.

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