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The Food Processing Plant Manager provides leadership for the effective operations of the plant by ensuring the development and implementation of best-in-class manufacturing processes, efficient maintenance of plant equipment and adherence to good manufacturing practices. This position is also responsible for ensuring that we adhere to all health & safety and food safety standards.

Why you should join our team:

* We offer group health benefits and retirement plans for eligible teammates
* Opportunities for growth and skill building – we look forward to training you and teaching you the Bento secrets
* Fun events with your fellow Bentonians!
* We are proud of our Bento Sushi Foundation which offers educational grants for our teammates and funding for other rewarding causes such as seafood sustainability and community involvement.

*Monitors and guarantees that products are being manufactured in conformance with manufacturing practices and food safety practices. Provides training and support; as well as enforcement to the Food Safety program.
*Investigates and communicates to the QA Manager all departmental and plant issues.
*Supervises the daily activities of the technicians and assures proper training in Safety, Food Safety and Quality systems.
*Reviews and updates work aids (instructions, charts, manuals, bulletins, code date calendars, etc.) essential for verification of product quality.
*Responsible for managing the overall daily production process.
*Trains and coaches team to meet defined productivity targets.
*Assists with identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives.
*Previews production and operating reports and resolves operational manufacturing and maintenance problems, to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
*Develops and works with supervisors/line leaders in all areas such as problem solving, setting and achieving goals, manufacturing processes, scheduling and equipment problems.
*Ensuring that all quality checks are being done and recorded.
*Training and cross training all employees on the production line, evaluate and review production staff, and recommend/initiate disciplinary actions.
*Performs QA Manager duties and responsibilities in his/her absence.
*Encourages and promotes a plant culture of continuous improvement and employee involvement.
*Assists in special projects and generates summary of projects’ performance.

*High School diploma, GED or equivalent required; post-secondary education strongly preferred.
*3 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment required with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity or 4 years as a Lead in a manufacturing environment.
*Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered.
*Ability to work in a refrigerated, cold climate (50°F working climate, 40°F for walk in refrigerator and -1°F for walk in freezer).
*Quality systems experience and knowledge of statistics preferred.
*Must be reliable, responsible with initiative to take the next level.
*Knowledge in HACCP and Food Safety Programs, Six Sigma.
*Computer literacy, Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
*Good communication skills

To Apply :

To apply, text Bentojobs to 97211.

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Bento Sushi is North America’s fastest growing sushi company with operations across United States and Canada. We bring together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent, to create an exceptional guest experience. If you are looking to join a fun, friendly and exciting workplace environment where you can truly take pride in your work, the opportunities are endless.

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