Department/Production Manager

Location: New York
Posted: over 4 years ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Sectors, People, Process and Technology Change Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Aimee Aurol
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Job Description

One of our top clients in the health and nutrition industry is undergoing a transformation internally, in order to become a high power organization (HPO). As a part of this, they are seeking a high-energy, people-oriented individual to join their team as a Department/Production Manager for their facility in the New York area. Reporting directly into the Plant Manager, this person will be responsible for the expansion of their respective business unit in the plant, including recruitment and development of the team. The ideal candidate will use a hands on approach and servant leadership style in leading the team and expanding the operations, in order to grow the business to the next level.  

The key responsibilities and long term goals of the role are as follows:

  • Enhancing production quality and planning functions by working with Supply Chain/Quality/Distribution/Planning departments
  • Understanding the business unit and the organization as a whole
  • Recruit and train members of the team in terms of production functions
  • Build a high-performance culture and develop a team's capabilities towards excellence


  • Experience in manufacturing of food / nutritional / pharmaceuticals environment is a must
  • Technical background strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodology highly preferred
  • Must be comfortable working in fast-paced / changing environment

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