Job Post

Food Production Manager

Posted on February 19, 2021 is a food product development and production company based in Picton, Ontario and we focus on creating fermented food products such as kosher dill pickles, sauerkraut, and other pickled vegetables for clients based in the USA.

We are looking for a food production manager who will work at various function levels in our organization, with the goal to ensure top quality in the County Brinery products.

Responsibilities + Duties

  • Conduct studies to discover ways to improve the efficiency of production processes
  • Oversee the hiring and training food production personnel
  • Ensure manufacturing and processing staff wear appropriate sanitary and protective
    gear to ensure health and safety
  • Monitor every aspect of production to ensure compliance with established procedures
    and standards
  • Oversee the maintenance, repair, and replacement of production equipment to ensure
    smooth work operations
  • Develop and promote new food products to boost sales and increase generated returns
  • Allot work tasks to company staff according to their specialization and history
  • Set production objectives and implement action plans for achieving set targets
  • Conduct forecast to identify potential risks and contingencies in a proposed project
  • Prepare periodic reports to update upper management on food production activities
  • Create workshifts to ensure round-the-clock food production operations
  • Maintain accurate inventory of raw materials and processed food products
  • Ensure products and raw materials are stored properly at optimum conditions
  • Carry out surveys to identify customer requirements and adjust to meet such needs
  • Ensure all company regulations and government legislations are adhered to
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and educational programs to update job knowledge.

Requirements + Skills

  • Education and Training: To be a part of County Brinery and as a food production
    manager, the ideal candidate would require a Bachelor’s degree in food science, food
    technology, or manufacturing engineering, or in a similar discipline, but if you have
    experience, are driven and passionate about food and food production then we may be
    open to making considerations that will point in the above directions. We do prefer
    candidates with prior experience in a food manufacturing, storage or handling industry,
    but are open-minded and focused on the right type of person and not necessarily
    someone with major experience. Ideally you would have at least 5 years of experience
    as a food production technician but if your goal is to strive to be in this area then we
    would be able to work with you given the right opportunity.
  • Leadership Skill: Food production managers are skilled in directing and coordinating the
    activities of food production personnel to ensure efficient operations
  • Time-management Skill: They are able to achieve production targets within set time
  • Decision-making Skill: They are adept at taking key production decisions to ensure
    manufacture of high quality products.

At the County Brinery we believe that our team members are one of the most important aspects
of the heart of what we do. We love making food, we love people who make food and
especially those that enjoy eating the food we make. We are an equal opportunity, LGBQT
friendly, and open environment where we respect the rights of all, and believe in an open door
policy and uphold the highest standards in team members growth, success and ability to learn
and grow. The role and its compensation is based on your experience and we offer full benefits,
2 weeks vacation to start, and on-going training and learning. This is a full-time position that
requires non-traditional hours of work and someone to be on the call of duty at any moment and
time. Regular work hours are 40 hours per week however some after hour duties may be required
from time to time but within reason. Starting date would be February 15th or March 1st, 2021.

For more information please email your resume and cover letter if you feel like telling us more
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