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Job Ref:
5301 Waterfield Dr, Garner, NC 27529
Food Production
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Summary

The Production Manager is responsible for leading a team manufacturing dough, meeting quality expectations measured by in-house audits, periodic product sampling & testing, customer feedback and consumer response.  Responsible for all aspects of production and safety operations to allow the Production Facility (QCC) to maintain operations and productivity.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all operations of dough production and sanitation to ensure product quality and consistency.  

  • Manage and develop a team in an automated food manufacturing and distribution environment.   

  • Provide demonstrated leadership in safety awareness and performance in the department and throughout the QCC.  

  • Function as a key member on the Center Leadership Team in leading and demonstrating Papa John’s Core values while ensuring daily business and customer service objectives are achieved.  

  • Establish department goals and objectives in alignment with Center and Company goals.  

  • Lead and participate in major projects and manage outside contractors as necessary.  

  • Control labor cost through effective planning and scheduling.  

  • Maintain a high level of productivity through a documented program of on-the-job training, measurement and follow-up.  

  • Conduct periodic dough sampling and testing  

  • Maintain productivity standards by providing metrics surrounding key performance indicators. Implement ways to increase productivity levels/performance through knowledge of formal continuous improvement methodology.  

  • Develop and manage department budget and manage all financial aspects of the department including capital project estimates and payroll.     

  • Coordinate contingency plans with the Center Leadership Team in order to minimize operational interruptions in the event of equipment breakdowns.  

  • Provide out of hours contact and support leadership, to resolve unplanned issues and occurrences