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Night Shift Production Manager La Porte IN
La Porte, IN

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Night Shift Production Manager

similar job titles: Operations Manager, Shift Production Manager

Location: La Porte, IN

Job Description: Responsible for all mixing, baking, and packaging activities that are required to safely produce quality products with the most efficient use of labor and materials on a scheduled shift and line(s).  Reports to the Plant Manager.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of production employees.

Desired Leadership Traits:

  • Charismatic; shows floor presence and engaging.
  • Passionate about Continuous Improvement principles.
  • Knowledgeable and confident enough to identify and decide best action plans.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency.

Minimum Requirements:

  • (3) Three – (5) Five years production management experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • High-speed sliced bread / bread roll bakery experience.
  • Knowledge of bakery equipment, bakery ingredient functionality, and troubleshooting.
  • Continuous Improvement background.
  • Excellent communication, conflict management, decision-making, motivational and organizational skills required.
  • Union experience preferred but not required. 


This job offers the following

  • Outstanding opportunities with a world-class organization.
  • Excellent benefits, including:
  •    Comprehensive healthcare
  •    Dental
  •    Vision
  •    401k
  • Opportunity for career advancement.

Are You Good Fit? 
Essential Skills for Success:

  • Innovator and leader in change.
  • Promote and utilize other’s talents.
  • Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to reactionary.
  • Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
  • Leadership style yields influence and trust. You’re not just “the boss”.
  • Achieves results.

Consider This Before Applying:      

  1. Does this job describe work you would enjoy doing?
  2. Do you meet most of the minimum requirements?
  3. Have you considered everything if you would need to relocate?

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