Production Manager

KULA HI / MAUI GREENS INC /FULL-TIME

Overview

We are hiring a Production Manager to manage all aspects of our greenhouse production. The Production Manager will play a vital role in the company’s new product launches across the Hawaiian islands and overall production.


Responsibilities:

  • Guarantee that the production of all plants and products meet the company’s standard and quality.
  • Responsible for all production related tasks completed in a timely manner
  • Supervise, organize, and direct the team of employees to accomplish the daily required tasks for any given day.
  • Manage all product distribution, order fulfillment and purchases
  • Act as a liaison between Retailers and company
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with leadership, buyers and customers
  • Inventory management and submitting purchase order requests to maintain necessary amounts of materials required.
  • Read and understand all department SOPs for the operation regardless of the task not being the manager’s direct responsibility.
  • Responsible for Food Safety and Organic Compliance
  • Make any recommendations to the operations procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • The management and scheduling of all employees.
  • Resolve employee disputes.
  • Coordinate effectively with other departments to meet the productions needs and goals.
  • Management of labor resources to meet budgetary goals and improve on current operation.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work independently in a dynamic environment.
  • Clear and precise communication.
  • Welcoming to responsibility and delegating tasks appropriately to a number of different employees.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to track and record many different types of information.
  • Eagerness and motivation to learn and potentially grow within the company.
  • Confidence to approach confrontation.
  • Ability to safely drive and operate a small box truck.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook or similar email client.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Pesticide applicator license (can be obtained after hiring).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of management/supervision experience.
  • Ability to relocate to Maui, HI
  • Flexible work schedule that could include some weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding and experience with many different types of greenhouse and hydronic growing systems.
  • Operational and/or Ag background. Mechanically inclined, Fork Lift Experience.