27 days old

Assistant Production Manager

Kelly Services
Southbridge, MA 01550
**DIRECT HIRE** - **Production Assistant Manager**


Supervise team members to help achieve key performance objectives.

Responsible for training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Create a culture of Safety and teamwork throughout the facility.

Support the operation in ways to improve efficiencies and to help reduce overall costs.

Lead and develop a high performing work organization utilizing Lean Manufacturing/ Continuous Improvement concepts that maximize employee teamwork, contributions, suggestions and decisions; utilize continuous improvement tools to drive process improvements including cost savings goals

Ensure compliance with GMP, FDA standards, Environmental Control Act and OSHA standards.

Lead health, safety, Food Safety, SQF, and environmental processes for assigned areas.

Responsible for compliance with all policies and procedures, Global Business Standards, plant rules and all regulatory agencies.

Facilitate problem solving and develop action plans to address performance issues and achieve key performance indicator goals.

Confers with management and production personnel on sanitation problems, and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, lighting, ventilation, or work practices to improve sanitation standards and purity of product.

Investigates and reports on accidents and near misses and assures that site procedures are followed regarding safety and ergonomic issues.

Compiles required reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies.

Conducts regular department meetings to discuss safety, production, quality issues as well as to conduct training of department.

Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Manages and controls department expenditures within agreed budgets.

Maintain effective employee relations by seeking out employee input into solutions.

Utilize NetSuite to assure proper product costing and be able to mentor direct reports and peers in the use of SAP.


Bachelors degree preferred or in lieu of college, minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience with high speed food packaging experience preferred.

3 years manufacturing experience required.

Experience with Consumer Goods Processing preferred.

3 years Supervisory experience required.

Lean Manufacturing skills

Strong written, verbal communication skills required.

Strong organizational skills required.

Have knowledge of FDA, USDA, and EPA is preferred.

Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Have an understanding of product cost system.

Demonstrated troubleshooting ability.


Comprehensive benefits package that supports our commitment to the health and well-being of our employees. While benefits vary based on location, the overview below notes what _may_ be available to you:

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits

+ Employer contributions to a health savings account

+ 401(k) with company match

+ Benefits eligibility at date of hire

+ Vacation, company-paid holidays

+ Life insurance, short-and long-term disability

+ Paid parental leave

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Recognition programs to reward performance and service

+ Corporate office-specific perks:

+ Summer hours

+ Company-paid fitness center membership

+ Building amenities

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-26

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