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Plant Manager

Plant Manager2018-12-13T22:24:24-05:00

OTHER JOB TITLES:

  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager

SALARY RANGE:

$98,000-$215,000

BENEFITS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Dental & Medical Plans
  • Pensions
  • Life Insurance
  • Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Plans
  • Wellness Plans
  • Career Growth

Responsible for managing all aspects of moderately complex manufacturing operations. Responsible to deliver results that meet quality, customer service, safety, innovation and cost criteria. Formulates or approves short- and long-term operating objectives in areas such as cost reduction, quality improvement, new product development and/or integration as undertaken at the plant level. Manages various plant staff functions such as Human Resources, Finance, Engineering, IT, etc. either directly or indirectly.

Plant Managers perform a wide range of technical functions, including:

  • Manage subordinate managers who supervise employees in the Production, Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Finance, Procurement, Material and Production Planning, Sanitation, Human Resources, Warehouse and Engineering.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Oversee interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Personally demonstrate a commitment to food and human safety
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You like quality systems
  • You enjoy working with a team
  • You want to get out from behind a desk
  • You want career opportunities within a stable, well-established industry
  • You want to be part of a community within an industry that has been established for hundreds of years
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4- 7 years’ experience in plant management and/or the food industry
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Perform root cause analysis and corrective actions for quality, safety and food safety incidents
  • Ability to solve problems/troubleshoot various issues including equipment, safety, quality, sanitation and employee relations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate very strong mechanical aptitude
  • Confident, assertive leadership style

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering and 10 years progressive experience leading operations in a food manufacturing facility
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze production and financial data in manufacturing environment
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization.

Possible Degrees/Training:

  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Biology
  • Industrial Management
  • Finance