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Production Engineering Manager

Company: Acme Smoked Fish Corp
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Production Engineering Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the production process with goals to ensure the efficient production of products that adhere to company, customer and government specifications. The manager is also responsible for production planning, staffing, and maintaining high standards of operations while implementing efficient production processes that focus on reducing costs, maximizing output, and eliminating waste.Your Responsibilities:

  • Set production objectives and implement action plans for achieving set targets.
  • Designs and evaluates production standards, layout of processes, and personnel requirements to ensure optimal utilization of resources to maximize efficiency, yield, and reduce waste.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, daily work of production personnel.
  • Conduct forecast to identify potential risks and contingencies to ensure business continuity.
  • Ensure production operation adheres to regulatory, third party, customer, and company policies, programs, and requirements.
  • Leads and supports quality improvement efforts through improved raw material performance, new process technology or improved operational practices.
  • Applies statistical methods and performs mathematical calculations to determine best manufacturing processes, staff requirements and production standards.
  • Prepares periodic reports on KPI's and others as needed.
  • Coordinates quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability and minimize cost.
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
  • Leads and is the champion for the Process Control platform (MES and ERP) by supporting and delivering training of plant management on standard processing philosophies and techniques.
  • Leads on the integration of new products and its processes into production by collaborating with R&D, Quality, and Production.
  • Partner with maintenance and plant engineering to maximize production uptime of production lines.
  • Collaborate with EHS to design ergonomic and safe work conditions.Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in process engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, food science, food technology, or manufacturing engineering, or in a similar discipline with prior experience in a food manufacturing environment.
    • 10+ years in a management and leadership role in a manufacturing environment.
    • Management of 50+ employees, including permanent and temporary workforce.
    • Experience and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, inventory & manufacturing software and systems (ERP - SAP, Infor/M3; MES - Cat2).
    • Lean or Six Sigma experience preferred. Additional Skills & Abilities:
      • Experience and success supervising others in a team environment.
      • Knowledge of various food safety audit schemes, including FDA and GFSI (BRC and SQF).
      • Strong organizational and communication skills.
      • Experience with developing and implementing successful solutions for complex manufacturing processes.
      • Project and process management.
      • Process design and development.
      • Proficiency in MS Office and AutoCad.Benefits:Eligibility for Medical; Dental; Vision; 401k; Company Sponsored Group Term Life; Voluntary Life; PTO, Paid Family Leave.Company Overview:Acme Smoked Fish Corporation is a fourth-generation family owned business and the largest smoked fish production company in the country. Acme manufactures and distributes its products in the U.S. under four core brands (Acme, Blue Hill Bay, Ruby Bay, and Spence) and private labels through leading retail and food service institutions. The company operates manufacturing sites in New York, North Carolina, Florida, Massachusetts, South America and Europe.

Keywords: Acme Smoked Fish Corp, Brockton , Production Engineering Manager, Executive , Brockton, Massachusetts

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