POSITION SUMMARY - Plant Manager located near Mankato MN
Site operations lead Plant Managerfor our Manufacturing plant. The Plant Manager oversees all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing while insuring policies and procedures are followed. This position develops processes that maximize ownership, stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plant Manager
Provide overall leadership, direction, and coordination for plant operations.
Ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures promoting a world-class safety culture.
Ensure all plant personnel are operating in compliance with plant and corporate procedures as well as compliance with customer and governmental regulations
Identify and implement strategies to improve performance, meeting and exceeding plant Key Performance Indicators
Provide coaching and development of plant staff to insure effective leadership, collaboration, and balance in achieving focused on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity.
Monitor and set standards for operations and help identify and correct bottlenecks.
Increase production asset capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs.
Plan and supervise the design and progress of capital projects.
Develops and implements financial and non-financial objectives including annual budget that serves as the plants operating plan.
Adhere to safe work practices, follow, maintain sanitary conditions & ensure product quality is maintained.
Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of products.
Identify and address conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Plant Manager
Ten or more years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Food Plant experience
A demonstrated track record of achieving results against a comprehensive set of KPIs.
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university, preferably a B.S. in Food Science, Engineering, or Management;
Excellent problem solving and reasoning skills required.
Ability to analyze downtime and financial variance trends, identifying actions to deliver expected performance.
Adequate knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management.
Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting, and metrics.
Ability to effectively present information to all levels of the company; plant floor to executive leadership.
Excellent time management, and strong attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, listening, decision-making, and organization skills required.
Excellent computer skills required, including Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills needed, including coaching, team-building and training skills.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Plant Manager