Production Manager- Dawn,Tx

Date: Feb 25, 2024

Location: DAWN, TEXAS, US, 79025

Company: GRUMA

AZTECA MILLING USA is a growing part of a much larger, multinational organization, Gruma Corporation.

                                                                                                                                                                      Production Manager


Azteca Milling in Dawn,TX is seeking a talented Production Manager who is responsible for the administrative duties of the production of corn flour and assisting the Plant Superintendent in his/her duties.


  • Assist the Plant Superintendent in the supervision and administration of the Production Department.
  • Assist the Plant Superintendent in the following duties:
    • Planning of the production needs.
    • Elaborate the Production budget.
    • Evaluate and approve purchases of new equipment and modifications to existing ones.
    • Develops and/or updates operations procedures.
    • Implementation of systems, standards and specifications involving the quality of the corn flour and ingredients used.
    • Coaches and Mentors production employees on required and proactive safety initiatives such as trends, department wide participation, reviews, safety index, goals, and objectives.
  • Solving operational problems related to the production of corn flour.
  • Continuous improvement of the production of corn flour.
  • Review, create and approve level “C” and “D” documents of the procedure listed above.
  • Develops and directs strategies conductive to attaining a healthy morale through: Training and development of personnel, Motivation of all workers, promoting teamwork.
  • Partners with Human Resources on strategic planning such as development, coaching, career development, secession planning, and cross training to maintain department efficiencies.
  • Ensures all food safety principles, legal requirements, and operational processes have been applied effectively to include education, knowledge, awareness, and application. 
  • Other duties, as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing management, Industrial Engineering, Business, or related field required. 6 years of production experience in a food manufacturing environment required.  Bakery or cereal industry highly preferred. With a minimum of 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity in a manufacturing environment required. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above. 


  • Experience in manufacturing management roles with proven track record in leading manufacturing teams.
  • Experience and exposure to regulatory inspections (AIB, OSHA, MILITARY, Health Dept., EPA, City & County Inspectors)
  • Experience with Quality Systems and Programs
  • Experience with manufacturing safety concepts, applications, and committees.
  • Team management/leadership/development skills, including the ability to manage people in an organization matrix and get the best out of them, successful in building and mentoring high performance teams.
  • Maturity, self-confidence, and strong communication skills will be critical for this role.
  • Budget preparation and Cost analysis
  • Effectively communicate in Spanish and English both verbal and written (desirable)
  • Be able to walk long distances and to be on his/her feet for long periods of time.
  • Able to work in dusty, noisy, hot, cold, and small areas.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to manage a 3-shift operation required.


Gruma Corporation and its affiliates, including but not limited to Azteca Milling, L.P., are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely for the purposes of determining suitability for employment, verifying your identity, and maintaining employment statistics on applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity with-out imposing undue hardship on Gruma. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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