Assistant Production Manager in Memphis, TN at AmeriPride

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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Job Description

AmeriPride Services is looking for an Assistant Production Manager to join our team!

This position is responsible for overall execution of daily laundry production activities for entire branch for an assigned time frame. Working under the direction of the Production manager, manages staff to ensure standardized, safe, and efficient processing of soiled garments/products; wash and dry aisle; dryer offloading, sorting and bundling; processing of product for storage or delivery for a given shift. Monitors production levels and proactively adjusts to ensure product output levels are met in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner. Builds and maintains positive working relationship with Branch Management team and keep them informed of production issues for the shift. This position is required to follow Company policies and legal requirements, including among other things; Statement of Business Ethics; equal opportunity; confidentiality/non-disclosure; and harassment-free, respectful, violence-free and drug-free workplace.

Production Management

Manage the day-to-day production activities at for an assigned shift. Ensure processing takes place in a timely, safe and efficient manner. Activities to be managed include, but are not limited to:
Receiving and sorting
Wash aisle
Pressing and steam
Bundling and distribution
Creates and supports a culture of adherence to branch standardization in support of, financial, service, and safety goals. Ensures this dedication is followed by entire production staff.
Sets and ensure production goals are meet for the efficient, timely and profitable completion of activities for a given product.
Perform production audits for shift, as needed, to ensure optimum production efficiency.
Proactively intervenes when there are found bottlenecks or issues with any production run or process. Seeks out efficient and timely resolution to issues. Communicates with branch management on resolution activities and timing.
Establish close working relationship with plant engineer to ensure efficient, safe, and cost effective review of equipment, energy, and waste water processing.
Work with production manager, identify and implement systems and methods that will improve operating efficiency consistent with operating goals, cost constrains and safety guidelines.

AmeriPride Services offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.

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AmeriPride Services, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in the uniform rental industry, has been delivering exceptional service to all of our customers since 1889. Today, AmeriPride is still owned and actively managed by the founding family. We have grown into a multi-national organization operating 196 production facilities and service centers throughout the United States and Canada. Over 200,000 customers experience AmeriPride every week.

AmeriPride Services Inc. is one of North America’s elite providers in branded identity apparel and facilities services programs. AmeriPride develops customized uniform and facility services programs for our customers that will enhance their employees’ image, provide brand identity apparel and products, and promote the safety of their employees and clients through a full portfolio on innovative products and services.

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Education/Experience
Associates’ Degree in business or related discipline or equivalent business/work experience
Two to four years experience in a corporate production environment
Proved track record of increasing responsibility with documented business results
Proven ability to build effective professional relationships cross-departmentally within a branch and with CRC.

Preferred Education Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related discipline or equivalent business/work experience
Strong attention to detail with the ability to work within a fast-paced environment, yet willing and able to work effectively with ambiguous circumstances.
Demonstrated capability with competencies for the position.
Posting Priority
  • As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
  • ALTERNATIVE ACCESS: AmeriPride is committed to having our online application process accessible by all, including those individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. The alternative method is only available for those who cannot otherwise complete an application due to a disability or need for accommodation. AmeriPride provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act and certain state and/or local laws.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


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