Production Manager in Seattle WA

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Flying Food Group
Production Manager
Job ID: 
Seattle WA
Not Specified
Job Types:
Prod./Plant Management

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction, guidance and supervision to supervisors to enable them to work more effectively
  • Knowledge of cold food production processes
  • Improve production process to increase productivity and process controls
  • Ensure food ready time is met daily for meal processing and packing
  • Ensure no shortages occur and all special meals are produced to specification
  • Ensure portions control is accurately measured and managed by supervisors and employees
  • Train employee & supervisor in production processes and measurements
  • Proactively manage employee relations issues to resolve them effectively and promptly
  • Provide counsel supervisors in effective handling employee relations issues
  • Ensure controls are in place to manage food costs and report waste
  • Measure and manage productivity in the department to identify areas for improvement
  • Manage rotation of produced cold meals and hot meals minimize waste
  • Manage rotation of bulk food production to FIFO
  • Hold regular communication meeting with employees to review production results
  • Hold regular communication meeting with employees to review safety & hygiene
  • Prepare and post employee shift schedules and communicate changes
  • Manage production schedules and processes to minimize overtime
  • Manage work force accountability and ensure employees have tools needed for production
  • Ensure that HACCP standards are achieved and control documents are completed

Other Responsibilities and duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Knowledge of internal policies and procedures
  • Competent to work independently within area of expertise
  • Ability to solve purchasing related problems and deal with a variety of pricing variables in situations where some standardization exists.
  • Knows and follows all safety requirements; strives to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Effectively gives and receives feedback; willingly asks questions and seeks direction, as needed.
  • Must be able to function within a team environment.
  • Performs tasks under general supervision.


  • Minimum of a B.A./B.S. degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Food Service experience required
  • A minimum of 5 years supervising a food production environment
  • Knowledge of Food Industry quality and sanitation standards and requirements
  • Candidate bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, specifically in Excel

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