Portioning Manager

| El Segundo
At Chef’d we believe great food creates memories, enhances moments, and nurtures the soul. Our mission is to enrich lives through culinary adventure with our hand-cultivated, meticulously curated, delicious experiences. Chef’d is the only subscription-free meal marketplace allowing you to discover new foods the way you want—no strings attached. We have over 1500 recipes from some of the best names in food—celebrity chefs, major brands, and culinary influencers.
We're a team filled with chef's, culinary writers, data scientists, marketing/sales experts, production associates and more - all committed to playing our hearts out. We follow through with our goals, move fast, and take risks. The industry is growing and we're at the forefront of innovation and personalization.
Chef'd, a venture-backed, series-B company, is beginning to experience high growth as we scale our operations to new markets and distribution channels. There are plenty of areas where we can innovate and optimize.
We are looking for an Operations Manager Portioning to drive continuous improvement and optimization of all production processes and equipment related to our food manufacturing processes. This role will develop and drive operational excellence methodology, advise on new production initiatives and assist with implementing improvements of existing processes. This role will work between both of our Los Angeles based production facilities: El Segundo & Pico Rivera, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with multiple departments including but not limited to: Supply Chain, Quality, Sanitation, Production, and IT.
  • Develop SOPs and communicate effectively to teams.
  • Analyze current workflow and provided continued process improvement recommendations.
  • Perform technical on the job support to new and existing program job functions
  • Create and generate regular reporting for leadership.
  • Provide technical support and documentation to all of operations and IT.
  • May assist departmental leadership in the disciplinary process and staff performance 
  • Develop and train operations team members by providing leadership, coaching, mentoring and education.
  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information, recommendations, and assistance to organization’s strategic plans.
  • Prepare and complete action plans and implements lean manufacturing principles to improve productivity, quality, and company standards. 
  • Resolve problems and conduct audits to identify trends to maximize efficiency. 
  • Utilize change management strategies to drive change and meet the organization’s key performance indicators.

Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates must have a BS/BA in a related field such as Engineering, Operations, or Supply Chain.
  • 5+ years progressive manufacturing management experience in a metric driven operation
  • 3+ years lean manufacturing experience; proven continual improvement results, and change management skills. Prior food or beverage production experience preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with diverse personalities and levels of team members in a tactful and flexible manner.
  • Must be willing to travel: Travel is required between LA plants frequently during the same week. Additional travel to our east coast and new operations will be required in the future.
  • Ability to perform the planning, directing, reporting, and administrative responsibilities of this position.
  • Mechanical aptitude is necessary, although an understanding of technical details is not essential..
  • Able to spend extended periods of time walking the manufacturing floor.
  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination with hand/power tools.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, walking, carrying and lifting (up to 50 pounds)

Founded in 2014, Chef'd is Headquartered in El Segundo, CA with production facilities in El Segundo, CA, Brooklyn, NY, and Pico Rivera, CA. Chef'd offers competitive compensation packages including full medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexible PTO, pet insurance, and discounts on meal kits!

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291 Coral Circle, El Segundo, CA 90245

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