Value Stream Manager


  • Lead the assigned production shift Supervisors to deliver product as scheduled, on time and in a cost-effective manner
  • Deliver against safety, food safety and quality standards
  • Accompany external and internal auditors on food safety inspections as requested
  • Coach/develop supervisors and assist other managers in meeting plant goals and performance expectations
  • Manage ingredient, packaging, and labor variances to budget levels
  • Coordinate production and shipping/receiving resources to deliver product as scheduled, on time and cost effectively
  • Create a culture of commitment to quality, safety, and teamwork in all functional areas
  • Implement food production processes, cGMPs, SQF requirements to the standard
  • Develop and deliver budget (production and expense)
  • Contribute to capital budgeting process and lead minor capital projects
  • Manage ingredients, materials and labor (including adherence) to established standards
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Effectively communicate (and listen) goals and strategies to deliver KPI’s
  • Demonstrate self-motivation with a high degree of personal accountability
  • Utilize strong problem-solving skills to drive out losses in the operation
  • Proactively deliver cost savings projects in order to meet individual and bakery goals
  • Demonstrate willingness to work any shift as needed or required
  • Build a culture of accountability and teamwork driving rigorous execution of base manufacturing systems

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology or related field highly preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in Manufacturing Execution Systems, NetSuite experience preferred
  • Must have strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization
  • Able to effectively work with cross functional departments within the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with very limited supervision
  • Strong computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of autonomous maintenance and preventative maintenance programs

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment while performing job. (i.e. safety glasses, ear plugs, bump cap, hair net, steel toe rubber boots, autoclave gloves, goggles).
  • May be required to work in hot environments (up to 102 degrees Fahrenheit) for intervals of 45 minutes.
  • May be required to work in cold and/or wet environments of a minimum of 0 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Must be able to constantly stand, stoop, walk, bend, push or pull for duration of shift, which may last up to 12 hours.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to clearly articulate verbal and written communication to all levels of management within the company
  • May work in Production or Warehouse storage areas.
  • May be required to climb ladders/stairs