Pinnacle Foods

Production Manager - 2nd Shift

US-MI-Imlay City
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At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.

The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


This position is responsible for managing all production activities on a designated shift. The scope of this position includes all phases of production, including processing, packaging, case packing, and palletizing. The Manager will also have direct oversight of all supervisory and hourly employees in an assigned in the plant for a designated shift.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned

  • Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships
  • Supervise all production activities in accordance with corporate and plant policies, programs, and standards concerning safety, quality, productivity and cost
  • Actively promote plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements
  • Fully implement and maintain SQF 2000 Certified System requirements, including training verification, within area of responsibility
  • Actively promote adherence to plant quality system, sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications
  • Manage staffing levels to current labor contract / labor standard requirements
  • Assign responsibilities to team members, as required to meet planned production schedules 
  • Coordinate the proper training of team members within the assigned department
  • Apply disciplinary actions in accordance with plant policies and procedures
  • Review shift activities and results, making adjustments as required for continuous improvement
  • Investigate production delays and takes corrective action as necessary
  • Keep management informed of the status of production and promptly notify appropriate member(s) of management of issues impacting food safety, food quality, or production
  • Coordinate the storage and rework of quality control hold products with appropriate plant personnel
  • Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and line-driven accountability
  • Manager supervisory group through annual performance review process
  • Actively participate and act as a liaison for all Safety related incidents, investigations, and programs
  • Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as appropriate 


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



  • Five (5) or more years of leading employees in a manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Experience in a food production/packaging environment, preferred
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement methodologies, preferred


  • This position provides direct supervision to production personnel. In the absence of other functional supervisors (i.e. Maintenance, Warehouse, etc.), the Manager may be required to provide assistance and direction to ensure work continues and is completed as needed for the business. The Manager will be responsible for communicating to their immediate manager of situations that come up.


 Bachelor’s degree in any related field (Engineering; Industrial; Business.), preferred.




Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.


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