Production Manager

Desert Hot Springs, California
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 50,000 - US$ 65,000 per year, $50k - 65k per year + none
Ref. Number
Canedy, Colleen, Spherion
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Job Description

Candidate will be responsible for the leadership of a production crew with regards to safety, quality, efficiency and consistent application of best practices. This position will play a critical role in delivery to end customers, maximizing efficiency through productivity improvements and effective staff management, and improve safety focus through communication, training, and hazard elimination. The Production Manager will be a hands-on leader and mentor to the production team. Candidates should have experience as a Production Manager or similar role in Agriculture, Horticulture or Commercial Grower.
- Check production output according to determined quality specifications
- Performs duties in an organized and efficient manner in order to meet required deadlines
- Able to prioritize independently and make informed decisions with minimal supervision and communicates well with staff
- Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities, preparing schedules, and outlining duties
- Revise procedures, identify issues in efficiency, and suggest ways of improvement
- Monitor the work of employees, provide feedback, and conduct performance reviews
- Prepare and submit production reports
- Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular and preventative maintenance
- Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization
- Comply with sanitation, regulations, compliance, and safety standards
- Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
- Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Working hours: M-F, 8am-5pm

--3+ years of experience as a Production Manager preferably within horticulture, agriculture or commercial grower
--Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
--Strong management skills, including fostering teamwork and nurturing team assets
--Results driven, with a strong emphasis on data to qualify approaches and outcomes
--Knowledge KPI and continuous improvement strategies
--Ability to be creative in streamlining process and flow of systems
--Ability to understand and adhere to rules, regulations and directives
--Working knowledge of various computer software programs and inventory tracking software
--Able to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist height
--Must be and remain compliant with any and all legal or company regulations required for working in this industry
--Knowledge of the horticulture/agriculture/nursery industries preferred
--Must be at least 21 years of age
--Live scan criminal background check required
If interested in learning more about this exciting ground floor opportunity, please apply online at, then give us a call at 760-568-3433 to schedule an interview

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