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Production Manager

Warehouse
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Milwaukee
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Full Time
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Exempt

The Production Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of daily production processes to meet customer needs in support of Colectivo Coffee’s Mission and Values.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with the Warehouse Admin to establish daily production needs
  • Manage daily production activities, direct packaging and packing operations for all shifts. (1st, 2nd and weekend shifts) 
  • Make recommendations to Leadership concerning the Production Department. including policy, personnel, resources, equipment, scheduling, materials, etc. in order to support company growth.
  • Collaborate with the Sales Support, Sales managers (representatives), Roasting Manager and Lead Drivers to meet all ordering deadlines and requirements, including deliveries if necessary.
  • Assist the Warehouse Manager by providing department personnel needs, performance of personnel, etc.
  • Document dynamic job functions and processes, as required
  • Analyze and control expenditures of the department to meret budgetary requirements
  • Operate vertical form/fill packaging equipment, when necessary 
  • Create and implement GMP’s, Sanitation and Safety Training documentation
  • Responsible for department hiring and training
  • Monitor inventory of production materials, in coordination with the Purchasing and Warehouse Managers
  • Provide knowledge of all Colectivo products and services, as needed to staff and customers
  • Streamline processes for highest efficiency
EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2+ years management experience
  • 2+ years production or warehouse experience
  • High School education or equivalent
  • Strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Track record of strong leadership skills
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Reliable and able to work independently within a team environment
  • Valid driver license 
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60lbs.
  • Experience working with GMP's preferred 
  • Forklift operation preferred, but not required
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the co-worker.