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Mgr, Production Tier 2 in Atlanta, GA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


GA Atlanta

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Mgr, Production Tier 2

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Accountable for directing the plant production activities to produce quality products at the lowest cost and consistent with company schedules and policies. Coordinates with Scheduling and Supply Chain departments to provide production and shipment of quality products to fulfill customer requirements. Controls and effectively utilizes the production capacity, manpower and equipment and outside resources through planning, organizing and scheduling to minimize losses; works within the framework of the budget to optimize company profitability. Interprets policy and decides the best course of action in problems of quality, scheduling and interpretation of engineering requirements, particularly where interdepartmental contacts are involved, to maintain efficient operations. Selects, trains and promotes supervisory employees and provide effective and efficient management in the department.  Participates in company planning through budget preparation, capital expenditure recommendation, manpower and space forecasting.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Establish leadership and set the strategic direction for the manufacturing team. Ensure necessary plans are in place to deliver the required business results while developing a culture of ownership and accountability.
  • Must be able to drive step function improvements in manufacturing while preparing for new customers and rapid sales growth. Must be able to put new systems and procedures in place while instilling accountability and ownership in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Utilize available data (line speed target, set-up guidelines, and efficiency and process data) to continuously improve productivity, uptime and reliability.  Utilize the above information as a tool to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and product cost.
  • Sets aggressive goals to drive improvements with clear and visual goals and accountabilities. In addition, sets clear priorities and aligns resources to deliver against business and regulatory requirements in the areas of cost, financial controls, quality, safety and business initiatives.
  • Assesses manufacturing staff for performance and job fit. Manages staff of direct and indirect reports through regular feedback, performance reviews and developmental activities to ensure movement towards a high performance organization.
  • Supports Continuous Improvement projects through the practice of Root Cause Analysis, Kaizens, 5S, etc.
  • Must comply and support the requirements defined within the contents of the GMP’S, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), LOTO procedures, personnel safety programs, and foods safety programs established by Treehouse Foods.
  • Must be able to do other related duties as assigned. This position can involve weekend and on call duties.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing production role
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Production/Operations Supervisor
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety
  • Working knowledge of State and Federal regulations related to Plant operations
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as a group
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • Solid understanding of process improvement techniques and systems
  • Knowledge of business, finance and management principles
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices
  • Knowledge of machines and tools
  • Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience Required – Type: Engineering, technical or related field

Preferred Attributes

Food industry experience

Physical Activity/Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  Also, the employee may be required to lift up to 55lbs. This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English. 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.