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Our client is a chemical manufacturer that has established a leading position for the supply of specialty ingredients to the food, nutrition, personal care, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries. The company is building a new management team to lead the organization to the next level of growth based on three platforms:
1) Manufacture own products based on proprietary technology for the micronization of temperature sensitive materials
2) Leverage proprietary technology for the manufacture of high:value vitamin and natural extract formulations targeted to the nutrition, food, beverage, and personal care(cosmetics) industries
3) Expand the legacy distribution business
The Production Manager is a high:profile position, offering an individual a unique opportunity to play an instrumental role in both shaping and implementing the companys new growth strategy. The ideal candidate must be energetic and customer focused, with an entrepreneurial mindset and a hands:on, leadership:by:example style that will reflect the companys culture of striving to achieve the highest standard of quality, professionalism, and excellence in execution across all functions.

All operations are located at their office and manufacturing facility in Union, NJ. The company is ISO 9001:2015 certified and FDA registered, and operates under cGMP guidelines and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

1. Duties and Responsibilities: The Production Manager will lead all aspects of manufacturing operations, as summarized below:
a. Lead culture change to ensure that all plant personnel comply with relevant cGMP, safety, housekeeping, and regulatory requirements
b. Ensure right first time and on:time delivery, as well as supporting new business opportunities
c. Develop and maintain KPIs
d. Implement continuous improvement, operational excellence and 5S initiatives
e. Co:lead the companys Sales and Operating Process (S and OP) meetings
f. Develop production plans to meet customer requirements on time in full
g. Manage activities of external service providers that support manufacturing, maintenance, and prerequisite food safety programs, to ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget
h. Serve as subject matter expert for patented micronization technology; provide support to the commercial team in realizing new growth opportunities
2. Supervisory Responsibilities:
a. Manufacturing and operations personnel
b. External service providers that support all manufacturing and maintenance functions
3. Competencies:
a. Problem Solving : Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations
b. Communication: ability to articulate key issues and communicate internally to both executive management and direct reports, as well as clients and external service providers
c. Emotional Intelligence: maturity and experience to effectively handle personnel related issues in an efficient and effective manner, uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
d. Continuous Learning : Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
e. Dependability : takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
f. Quality : Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
4. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodati


• Location: North Jersey, union

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