Plant Manager 61045

Location: Charles City, IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $140,000.00 - $180,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 1/18/2018
Job ID: 02557975
Job Description
Our client is a growing food manufacturer that prides itself on giving its employees ample opportunities to learn, develop, and advance within the organization. They offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, holiday pay, and paid time off.
Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agri-Business, Management, Engineering, or other related field;
  • 10+ years of relevant management experience preferably in food processing;
  • P&L experience, strong financial and analytical skills;
  • Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma certification preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing people effectively and leading operations function;
  • Results-oriented problem solver;
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the operations activities necessary to ensure regulatory compliance, manage/prevent risk, and maintain an effective business continuity strategy;
  • Establish and sustain a culture of continuous improvement to identify and implement improvements on work methods, procedures, and operations that increase efficiency, profitability, and quality;
  • Assist VP of Operations in setting location level KPOs and operational indicators, establish strategic, and sustain performance accordingly;
  • Lead team to meet customer quality and deliver expectations;
  • Collaborate with support functions (logistics, finance, IT, legal, human resources, and sales/marketing) to achieve business objectives and develop a strong, functional and cooperative culture;
  • Advocate for the Corporate Safety Program and provide leadership at the location level on all safety procedures and improvements;