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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

 

 

Job Title:

Production Manager     

 

Position Summary:

The Production Manager is responsible for ensuring that the work area is conducive for a safe, healthy and efficient work environment.  Ensure that we hire/train/supervise a superior group of employees.  Coordinate the production efforts to ensure timely completion of production runs against schedules and timely changeover of the machines.  Provide the necessary direction and supervision for a dynamic and changing environment which requires quick thinking when problems arise.  Maintain cost control over operational spending.  Foster an environment of continuous improvement and pride of ownership.  Support the site management to ensure the achievement of the organizations business goals. Back-up for the Print Production Manager in absentee/travel will be the Mold Production Manager and vice versa.

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment for your employees.
  • Foster a team atmosphere for great performance and synergy in the work group.
  • Manage the production operations to manufacture food safe quality products (that meet customer expectations), with minimum waste (scrap), and at the best cost (efficiency).
  • Maintain productivity records and communicate performance and goals to production personnel.
  • Maintain good working relationships with others within the organization. 
  • Provide support to other site disciplines to achieve common business goals.
  • Maintain a clean and pride of ownership operation.
  • Maintain good communication on pertinent/important matters with all in the organization.
  • Ensure compliance to all company policies, procedures, food safety requirements, safety standards and government laws.
  • Work with other WNA production managers on project development and continuous improvement.
  • Assist the other on site managers with support as may be needed.
  • Assist the Site Director with projects.
  • Assist the Site Director to investigate opportunities for improvement.
  • Assist the site team with 3rd party compliance

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent skill based is preferred.
  • Ability and skill based equivalent or better than that expected from an Associate’s Degree.
  • Professional certification is a plus.
  • At least 5 years experience in manufacturing supervision, plant maintenance, or production engineering.
  • Must be highly skilled in supporting a manufacturing operation.
  • Should have good communication skills and work well with others in the organization.
  • Strong computer skills are needed to work with multiple systems.
  • Must be comfortable working in a factory, warehouse, and office setting.

Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.

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City:  Lancaster
State:  TX


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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