SUMMARY: The Plant Manager is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the entire facility, as well as for the efficient production of safe, high-quality finished products. Responsible for building a team that is focused on productivity, accountability, culture, and growth. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation.

  • Is ultimately responsible for personnel safety, product quality, food safety, operational performance, environmental, health, and safety compliance, all local, state, and federal standard compliance, and otherwise, the overall performance of the entire plant operations.
  • Directs and coordinates plant operations in accordance with established company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe manufacturing facility.
  • Responsible for the selection and training of the plant supervisory and management staff.
  • Sets and builds the overall culture for the facility and exhibits excellent leadership skills.
  • Must be a strategic thinker and set a clear vision for the plant and employees. Develops and implements a plan to achieve this vision.
  • Establishes clear and measurable expectations for every employee to ensure alignment and accountability.
  • Enables team members to complete their jobs to the best of their ability and builds a sense of ownership within his or her team.
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement within the workforce and facility.
  • Communicates well with all levels of the organization, and actively engages others in problem solving.
  • Acts as a resource for members of the team.
  • Understands the business in which we operate and knows how the inputs and outputs affect the end results.
  • Manages and develops members of his/her supervisory staff, including setting realistic goals with each member that directly promotes the overall objectives of the plant.
  • Establish and monitor KPI’s
  • Build a “train from within” program to promote growth and build a culture of opportunity.

Responsible for the supervision and management of all employees at the facility.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.

  • A minimum of a BA in Business Development or equivalent required; a minimum of a 4-year college degree required.
  • 6-10 years of progressive management experience in the food production industry is required.
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills.
  • Must have excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Must exercise solid common sense and sound judgment when making decisions that would be best for the Company
  • Excellent technical writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Must have solid communication skills and be able to interact and productively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Must possess the ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
  • Must have a “can-do” attitude, have a passion for operational excellence, take ownership of the entire plant operations and be focused on reaching the Company’s objectives
  • Solid Organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Knowledge of plant efficiencies & throughput (KPI’S – OEE)
  • Excellent People Skills
  •  Bilingual +
  • Job Type: Full-time