Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently looking for a Production Manager.


Job Summary:

Maintain a productive, cost-efficient, high-quality, production operation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead aseptic production operation to produce safe, quality products: processing, filling and down line areas.
  • Responsible for measuring work outcomes and processes and taking actions toward continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for department budget and cost reduction activities.
  • Responsible for a proactive leadership to improve productivity and quality management.
  • Quickly responds to issue and leads root/causes analysis and improvement projects.
  • Works with QA to lead production activities necessary for the effective implementation and maintenance of food safety and quality plans and pre-requisite programs.
  • Works with management and other departments to implement equipment changes, staffing adjustments and maintenance support needs.
  • Responsible for employee relations including work direction of employees, hiring, training, performance reviews, administering policies and procedures, disciplinary action, and compensation recommendations.
  • Understands the broad objectives.  Develops short-term and long-term plans and effectively executes them to meet these objectives.
  • Proactively and effectively communicates with employees, maintenance, quality, management and other team members.
  • Focus on safety.  Responsible for safety awareness, providing a safe work environment and requiring safe work practices in the plant.
  • Work in accordance with safety and sanitation rules, and good manufacturing practices (GMP's).
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in operations, management or related field preferred
  • Five years' experience in food processing and/or dairy production; or minimum 10 years food/dairy production experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Possess strong verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Must be able to work and communicate effectively with team members.


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