Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Production Manager Job Opening in Phoenix, Arizona

A manufacturing company in the Phoenix Valley has a job opening for a Production Manager. We are looking for a responsible, experienced individual with great leadership and problem-solving skills to manage and lead our Production Department.

Phoenix, AZ, Production Manager Job Description and Duties

As a successful Manufacturing Production Manager, you will ensure that all work activities of direct and indirect reports are performed with attention to the highest standards of quality, safe processes, compliance with all appropriate legal requirements and a focus on continuous process improvement. You will also:
  • Implement company standards for all production control processes
  • Train, oversee, and assess production staff and overall production performance
  • Direct resources of plant and equipment toward the most efficient production
  • Ensure compliance with uniform product standards
  • Ensure plants and equipment meet regulatory requirements for cleanliness and product safety
  • Promote safety through work procedures

Phoenix, AZ, Manufacturing Production Manager Requirements

In addition, as the Production Manager you must have:
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems & Food Safety/Sanitation, computer expertise in Microsoft Office applications software programs
  • Full understanding of HACCP, GMP, FSMA
  • Audit programs, data analysis and supervisory experience
  • Adequate communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with people of all levels
  • Excellent organizational skills and must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to interpret SOPs and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to make decisions impacting the product and donor safety based on independent judgment and discretion
  • Strong computer skills

Our qualified job candidate will have 5+ years of required experience, minimum, in a Food Manufacturing operation including: management of people, process implementation, and purchasing. A BA/BS degree in business is preferred, or equivalent experience. You will have demonstrated positive leadership skills. You will also have been a key leader in Safety and Process improvement programs. Applicable PC skills should include Excel, Windows and direct experience with the company’s computer system. 

Are you flexible? You must fit in and work well with all kinds and types of people. You must be a good communicator and negotiator, with excellent people skills. You also have an excellent eye for strategy and detail, and a strong esthetic sense.

Manufacturing Production Manager Job Compensation

A competitive benefits package is offered for this Production Manager job position, including a 401(k) retirement plan. 


If interested, submit your resume with salary history to
NOTE: If the required information is not provided, you will not be considered. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sales Manager Jobs Tolleson, AZ


Sales Manager Jobs in Tolleson, AZ

Southwest Baking has exciting career opportunities in our Sales Area in Tolleson, Arizona. We are seeking dynamic individuals to play an integral role in driving and supporting our business goals and objectives for profitable, sustainable growth. Come and be part of the continued growth of Southwest Baking!

Who we are

Southwest Baking is proud and excited about our future in the frozen bread industry. We are a successful company, delivering great quality products to Subway stores in different States. Our company embraces enthusiasm, imagination, drive and ingenuity to drive success in everything we do, by “Empowering people to leverage their creativity, talent and commitment to excellence to perform at their best and improve customers’ performance…every day."

Tolleson, AZ, Sales Manager Job Description

As our successful Sales Manager, you will be responsible for providing great customer service and executing strategic sales plans with our current customers. You will have a willingness to travel, and to interface with internal and external customers. You will also:
  • Maintain contact with Subway Development offices consistence with customer relations.
  • Conduct baking seminars and restaurant visits.
  • Interface with Subway Franchisees, Subway corporate team and IPC team, as well as Southwest Baking team members.
  • Conduct annual business reviews with distribution centers in SWB marketing areas.
  • Work with SWB General Manager on any special projects and report results.
  • Manage case projections and sales, based on an agreed annual budget by each distribution center.
  • Control sales expenses within an agreed annual budget.
  • Coordinate all special events, Subway conventions, winter meetings, etc.
  • Attend Development agents FAF meetings in each marketing area.
  • Interact with Franchisees and field staff.
  • Assist SWB Quality Team leader with any Qualitynet calls.
  • Review weekly case shipments.
  • Understand Quality checks for proofer and oven calibrations.
  • Maintain inventory of handouts or items for special events.
  • Approve any donations within SWB marketing area and possible gift cards.

The Sales Manager will be expected to work closely and collaboratively with the other members of the management team, as each works to achieve the strategic initiatives laid out by the General Manager and President. The sales manager position is vitally important to the Company’s plans, and will be offered every opportunity to be successful. The Company has a long history as a customer-oriented Company with long-standing, stable relationships with Subway and IPC.

The Company is well positioned within its niche and is ready to grow revenues, while maintaining or improving their net income. We offer a positive environment where associates are focused on our purpose of creating outstanding customer service.
This is a truly unique opportunity for the right executive to have a significant role in building a global brand, while creating a strategic framework for long-term growth and positive financial performance.

Tolleson, AZ, Sales Manager Job Requirements

As a successful job candidate for this management position, you:
  • are a strategic thinker.
  • are a strong, effective communicator and story teller.
  • enjoy the creative process.
  • have a positive approach to big challenges.
  • like business travel (60% of the time).
  • are comfortable with holding people accountable, including yourself.
  • have a sense of urgency.
  • desire to make a difference.

Tolleson, AZ, Sales Manager Education and Qualifications

As a qualified sales manager candidate, you have:
  • a BA/BS in Business or related field.
  • strong presentation, sales, and negotiation skills.
  • an ability to maintain momentum, and a drive to close high-value deals.
  • worked for an experienced-based company.
  • non-U.S. marketing experience.
  • knowledge of how to formulate a detailed sales plan.
  • an understanding of how to market technical or project-based solutions.
  • a proven track record of coaching and mentoring your team to meet and exceed sales goals.

Phoenix Valley Sales Manager Job Compensation

We offer a very competitive benefit package, including a 401(K) retirement plan. 

Excellent company-paid health benefits for associates and family are provided.  A learning atmosphere and the opportunity to continue developing/educating associates to position them for SUCCESS is our goal.


If you feel you have the skills and background we are looking for, we invite you to learn more about Southwest Baking by submitting your resume to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Southwest Baking is an Equal Opportunity Employer.