ARAMARK Assistant Production Manager - Des Moines, IA - AUS in Des Moines, Iowa


About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) provides uniforms and related products to more than 400,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry. From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, AUS works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity. AUS operates from over 200 locations nationwide.

This position is designed to train and develop designated employees to advance to a Production Manager position in approximately 9-12 months. Primary training will be conducted at the local facility. Additional training will take place at various locations in short intervals (travel and accomodations provided). At times the selected manager may be tasked to provide needed support to another location when necessary. Once training is completed, candidates MUST BE RELOCATABLE within the region/geographical sector of the U.S. in which they were hired. Relocation assistance, salary increase, and bonus eligibility are all provided as part of the promotion to Production Manager.

As part of your training, responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Aiding the Production Manager in ensuring that all operators are properly trained to operate the equipment in a safe, efficient manner

  • Helping control costs of material, direct/indirect labor and equipment in accordance to budget

  • Directing and supervising the production employees

  • Maintaining compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws/regulations that affect Market Center operations and safety, while promoting safety policies and awareness

  • If in a union facility, aiding in developing an effective management/labor relationship

  • Assisting Production Manager with performance evaluations for employees

  • As needed, tasked in providing assistance to other industrial plants requiring extra support

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  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

  • One year or more of supervisory experience in a fast-paced production environment preferred; 3+ years experience ideal

  • MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE for Production Manager position when training complete and a position comes available

  • Previous Budget and Profit & Loss responsibility preferred

  • Familiarity with OSHA and safety regulations

  • Ability to work in a very adverse environment with varying temperatures and conditions seasonally

  • Safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs when necessary

  • Remain standing/walking for extended amounts of time daily

  • Successful completion of Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran