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Bakery Production Manager

Company: The Doughnut Peddler, LLC.
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Who doesn't love doughnuts, right?! Here at The Doughnut Peddler, indulgent bakery is our passion, and we do such an amazing job that our customers love us and keep coming back for more.

Are you ready for a new opportunity in a team-oriented environment with leaders who will support you, value you, and help you grow your career? Does having fun at work sound right up your alley?

Our *Production Manager* plays a critical role as the primary driving force in ensuring a smooth shift where all metrics and targets are met or exceeded. We are seeking a self-starter with a can-do attitude and a passion for quality, goal achievement, and employee development.

*Who we are: *

The Doughnut Peddler is an established, 30-year-old company that manufactures and distributes fresh bakery products to thousands of locations nightly. This formerly small family business has grown up but still maintains the benefits of a close-knit culture, while rapidly expanding scale over recent years with new investment in the organization and talent. Our combined bakeries manufacture millions of fresh bakery items every week, and our distribution teams drive enough miles each day to circle the earth to ensure that *fresh* products are available each morning.

*Primary Responsibilities*:

- Develop production programs and guidelines to support company objectives.

- Planning and organizing production schedules.

- Creating cost-control rules to reduce overall spending. Recommending cost
reduction initiatives while maintaining quality standards.

- Setting and meeting production targets.

- Assessing project and resource requirements.

- Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met.

- Increasing production, and assets capacity.

- Meeting quality control standards.

- Monitoring operations and triggering corrective actions.

- Collecting and analyzing data to find places of waste or overtime.

- Overseeing production processes.

- Ordering and purchasing materials.

- Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.

- Supervising the work of junior staff.

- Organizing job training for team members to achieve production goals.

- Investigating production issues and developing resolutions.

*Skills of a Production Manager: *

*Communication: * Your great ideas won't matter unless you can help other people understand them. Additionally, you must give clear orders to your staff.

*Problem-solving: * When a problem occurs on the production floor, you must find a solution quickly to make sure your production stays on time and on budget.

*Product and process knowledge: * Your in-depth understanding of manufacturing quality standards, regulatory requirements, and other information will help you manage production more efficiently.

*Time management*: If you can't meet deadlines and manage staff effectively, you'll fall behind on deliverables.

*Information technology: * You'll need a working knowledge of management software.

*Flexibility: *You must make quick decisions and adapt to changes on the production floor.

*Motivation: * Inspiring your staff to meet production targets and improve their output quality can improve your performance.

*Presentation: * The best production managers deliver clean, inspiring presentations on suggested changes to the production team and production processes.

*Attention to detail: * Whether you're walking the production floor or reviewing schedules in your office, you must spot potential problems and areas for improvement, even with the smallest details.

*We look forward to welcoming you to the family . . . apply today!*

_The Doughnut Peddler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or any other category protected by law._

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Day shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Houston, TX 77040: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Management/Supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)
* Production: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: The Doughnut Peddler, LLC., Houston , Bakery Production Manager, Executive , Houston, Texas

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