Plant Production Manager – Manual Processing Facility
Arden, NC

FRS is a close-knit company. Our management team is down-to-earth, honest, and hard-working; we all wear multiple hats; we all change light bulbs and we all ensure the well-being of all staff from the most basic needs to the most complex decisions. Because of our size, our production supervisors and management team are comfortable with personally "rolling up their sleeves" to lead projects and work to resolve problems alongside all other employees.

Our business model is entirely “Manual Labor Processing” of product, not machine based.

The Production Manager is a proven leader and knows the difference between “telling people what to do” and “evaluating and motivating people” so they want to accomplish any given task. You will be responsible for all processing personnel and team supervisors (over 50 personnel and growing) in our facility. The production manager is also responsible for optimizing plant productivity, organizing and administrating schedules and working closely with upper management and administrators to meet our customer's requirements


• Hire, train, supervise and evaluate team leaders and hold them responsible for their teams’ personnel, their production and profit margins.
• Management of the workforce including hiring, firing, training, performance reviews and motivating staff and personnel to meet production goals.
• Produce and oversee a daily production schedule assuring on-time delivery of all orders.
• Actively participate in daily production meetings.
• Demonstrating knowledge of all production procedures and developing new processes to increase efficiency.
• Setting the standards, directing workflow and ensuring proper documentation of all processes.
• The production manager is responsible for upholding a safe work environment, ensuring full compliance with OSHA standards.
• Able to work beyond normal shift time to ensure smooth transitions and vacation coverage.
• Evaluate existing personnel for best placement


• 5 years of supervisor/management experience in a production environment REQUIRED.
• Bachelor degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university is highly preferred.
• Must demonstrate leadership and organizational skills.
• Must have great communication skills, including but not limited to maintaining verbal and written correspondence with co-workers in a timely and professional manner.
• Must be computer literate, including intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and MS Office Suite.
• Must be adaptive to changes in the business.
• Must be able to recognize work flow increases and decreases and manage the resources of the plant accordingly.
• Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing training and experience highly preferred.
• Implement “lean policies” in all production lines
• Incorporate “5S Methodology” throughout production floor

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000+ a year, DOE. (past W’2 to show previous salary a requirement)

Required experience: Production Management: 5 years

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