Re-Nuble, Inc. Production Manager Rochester, NY · Full time

Founded in 2015, Re-Nuble is a NYC-headquartered, MWBE-certified social enterprise focused on agriculture technologies that uses our organic cycling science (OCS) technology to convert crop residue and unrecoverable vegetative food byproducts into a platform of sustainable technologies for growers.

Description

About Re-Nuble:

Re-Nuble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

 

With Re-Nuble, you’ll be connecting to work that matters, working with a small team in a growing company that values your skills and input, offers competitive compensation, and fosters growth! 


Who We’re Looking For:

Re-Nuble is currently seeking a Production Manager to directly support our Managing Director of Manufacturing and the production of our several product lines. As an integral part of our operations, you’ll not only be operating equipment, but you’ll be developing new processes and best practices to ensure quality and continuous improvement. We are not only looking for candidates with experience in manufacturing and production, but those who are passionate about sustainability, empowering farmers, and creating meaningful, scalable change in the food system. With Re-Nuble, you’ll be connecting to work that matters, working with a team of collaborators in a growing company that values your skills and input, offers competitive compensation, and fosters growth!

 

Responsibilities:

❏   Lead and manage a team of technicians by setting daily workplans and performance and development plans with exceptional servant leadership style

❏   Foster a culture of accountability, collaboration, bottom-up continuous improvement among production team members

❏   Effectively manage and mentor a diverse team of production personnel, providing guidance and support to ensure optimal performance and productivity

❏   Demonstrate mechanical aptitude and a thorough understanding of lean manufacturing principles, actively seeking opportunities to streamline processes, reduce waste, and improve overall efficiency

❏   Enthusiastically champion team motivation where all team members feel valued, able to create and contribute to solution creation, while providing constructive feedback and coaching as needed.

❏   Responsibility for shift operations during productions cycles

❏   Investigate, analyze, and implement preventative actions for quality and safety incidents or near misses

❏   Manage direct and indirect labor and raw material costs for all production lines using dedicated production software and other tools.

❏   Control raw material inventory and work with key stakeholders to ensure appropriate replenishment with close focus on details

❏   Sets up and operates production equipment

❏   Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment; performs basic and routine cleaning, sanitation, and maintenance of equipment

❏   Documents and updates production processes on an ongoing basis

❏   Establishes system and maintains orderly recordkeeping for Quality Assurance and Quality Control

❏   Regularly inspects and evaluates processes and products for quality, consistency, and efficiency

❏   Regularly inspects, audits, and evaluates processes and equipment safety and recommends safety improvements as needed.

❏   Performs quality checks and regular auditing, and works with manager to develop and implement quality management system 

❏   Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves production issues as they arise

❏   Maintains a safe and clean work environment, and ensures compliance with health and safety laws, regulations, and best practices

❏   Ensures waste products are properly disposed of

❏   Create staffing schedules and production plans

 

Location and Schedule:

❏   In-person: Rochester, NY

❏   Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm

 

Qualifications and Skills:

❏   5+ years in Production Supervision or leadership

❏   5+ years in warehouse/production or manufacturing

❏   Excellent time management and task management skills.

❏   High School Diploma or equivalent

❏   Understanding of production procedures

❏   Ability to work independently and as part of a team

❏   Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions

❏   Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

❏   Ability to pass a required Drug and Alcohol Screening

❏   Reliability, punctuality, and safety-mindedness with a strong work ethic

❏   Basic mechanical aptitude required. Position requires hands-on capability to operate all machinery and equipment. Training will be provided

❏   Organizational skills and attention to detail

❏   Strong written and verbal communication skills.

❏   Ability to resolve conflicts and quickly adapt to the agile needs of production, when necessary

❏   Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently

 

Physical Requirements:

❏   Prolonged periods working on feet, using tools, and performing repetitive actions that entail frequent bending and lifting

❏   Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds at a time.

❏   Visual acuity to read instructions, operate machines, and inspect parts produced. 


Working Conditions:

❏   Exposure to moving mechanical parts, airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibrations

❏   Semi-loud noise level in the workplace

❏   Office 50% / Floor 50%


Benefits:

❏   Flexible PTO, vacation days, paid holidays and sick time off

❏   Health insurance reimbursement with the option of joining company medical, dental, and vision insurance plan later this year

❏   Additional Benefits and Perks to be added, as the team expresses new interest(s) and new company milestones are met

❏   Potential participation in our Employee Stock Options Pool (ESOP)


Compensation: 

$55,000-$65,000 base salary commensurate with experience and is inclusive of commission

 

Application Details: 

Role fulfillment: June 2024.

 

Please note that relocation assistance is not being offered.

Salary

$55,000 - $65,000 per year