Assistant Production Manager - UniFirst
Location:Kansas City, Missouri
Managers Are Kind of a Big Deal!
Are you an enthusiastic and hardworking team-player? If so, UniFirst would love to speak with you about our Assistant Production Manager role! As an Assistant Production Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring your location’s success through training your Team Partners, ensuring maintenance and housekeeping of the facility, and by developing improved processes to ensure efficiency. At UniFirst we have a 5-day work week, enjoy Saturday and Sunday off!! We have an immediate opening and provide on the job training.
Competitive Salary +
401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance
Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Payroll Deposit, Tuition
Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.
Our Team Partners receive ongoing cross-training, exposing them to different areas of production. Cross training enhances their performance and assists them with their career potential and advancement.
Work Life Balance:
We offer a 40-hour work week. Enjoy weekends off!
Some companies like to promote from within, we love to! Many of our managers started at UniFirst working on the production floor!
Our family culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest.
At UniFirst, you'll find an environment packed with different cultures, personalities, and backgrounds. We believe our diversity makes us who we are, and we strive every day to build a culture where everyone feels welcome.
What you’ll be doing:
Ensure that the UniFirst Quality Policy becomes part of the Production Department “Culture” and ISO certification
Ensure maintenance, repair, and housekeeping of the building and all its equipment.
Participate in and support the determination, education and implementation of guiding principles to the UniFirst Mission Statement and strategic plan
Create a positive atmosphere by treating employees with dignity, respect and soliciting their involvement in problem solving
Provide safety training regarding OSHA rules and procedures
Conduct performance appraisals and counsel departmental personnel
Develop improved processes, systems, and procedures by maximizing efficiency through innovation and creativity.
Manage departmental activities regarding safety, health, and environmental issues to ensure that proper consideration is given to corporate policy and federal, state, and local regulations
Minimize supply cost by assisting in planned and organized purchasing, inventory control procedures and efficient supply utilization
Participate in the attainment of divisional growth goals for customer retention and pricing and new customer sales by providing a well-maintained facility which will enhance our reputation
Meet budget requirements of the department, including budget preparation and operation of the department as a profit center for the company
Follow all safety policies, HACCP and medical guidelines
Perform other duties as described by management
What we’re looking for:
- High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent is required
- Must be at least 21 years of age or older
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate background or equivalent experience preferred.
- Prior experience in the laundry industry is preferred
- Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record is required
- Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, and vendors
Ability to lift up 80lbs and carry up to 70lbs
The fabric of UniFirst is woven from its very unique family culture where our Team Partners enjoy a small company feel while taking advantage of the resources and stability that come with being a 2 billion-dollar organization.
UniFirst is an international leader in the $18 billion-dollar garment services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.
UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination law.
UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.