Packaging Manager

  • 6210 N River Rd, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Idahoan Foods is located in the heart of the Intermountain Region of the Pacific Northwest and is willing to relocate you to this area. Our company is fast-paced, but our community has maintained the slower pace of life with plenty of outdoor recreation; we are just a couple hours from Yellowstone National Park, Grand Targhee Resort and Sun Valley.

Idahoan Foods is looking for a Packaging Department Manager in our Idaho Falls Facility. This is a salary level position and pay will be determined by education and experience level. 

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Packaging Manager is to directly oversee the Packaging Department and achieve defined goals in production rates, budgets, spill loss percentages, additive usage, record keeping, reject percentages, and labor productivity.  

 Principle Accountabilities:

Reporting: Maintains the packaging recordings to comply with third party audits, regulatory agencies and Company reports

Operations: Monitors daily operations, identifies and resolves problems with staffing, processing and scheduling. Oversee the cleaning and maintenance of the equipment used in the Packaging Department

Safety: Ensures a safe work environment by emphasizing safety training and safe actions. Encourages continued training for employee improvement and development

Policies and Procedures: Recommends, implements and enforces company policies and procedures. Conducts employee evaluations

Other Duties: Performs all other duties as assigned

Alignment with Core Values of the Company
  • Respect & Value Our People
  • Stay in Front of Change While Reducing Costs
  • Delight our Customers
  • Food Quality & Safety


Education and/or Experience: A Bachelor Degree in Business, Science or Engineering from an accredited college/university and five years experience in a packaging plant, or ten years experience in a packaging plant required. 

Language Skills: Ability to read, comprehend, and compose simple to complex instructions, polices, procedures and correspondence. Exhibits effective speaking and written communication skills in dealing with small and large groups. Conducts professional and compelling presentations and responds to questions.  Effectively facilitates meetings. 

Computer Skills: Proficient is using Microsoft applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Work Environment: The position is located in a food processing facility. Thirty-five percent of time will be on the packaging floor and sixty-five percent of time will be in an office setting.

Reasoning Ability: Demonstrates the self-confidence and maturity to make decisions and solve problems with minimal direction. Possesses strong analytical, quantitative, communication, problem solving, and technical skills.  Has the ability to creatively apply experience, and common sense for processes and employees.

Interpersonal Skills: Team player, flexible and accepts changing assignments and accountabilities.

Additional Information

Idahoan Foods, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law.