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Plant Manager (Bluffton) in Bluffton, IN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Are you seeking a rewarding and respectful career; backed by a team of manufacturing professionals with a shared goal to help you succeed? If so, it's time to consider a career with Inventure Foods!

We are looking to grow our career driven team and are currently seeking a Plant Manager to work from our Bluffton, IN manufacturing location. This candidate will be responsible for supervision of all phases of plant operations including production, quality control, maintenance, and equipment. As Plant Manager, this position must lead the manufacturing team in continuous performance improvement, diagnose operation opportunities and develop corrective action plans.

The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of prior leadership experience, preferably in the food manufacturing industry, with involvement in managing large-scope projects and capital improvements. Working knowledge in many diverse business functions including manufacturing, engineering, maintenance and preventative functions is essential. Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to lead and professionally develop others is required. This position will report directly to the EVP/ Chief Production and Planning Officer.

Plant Manager:

  • Direct the manufacturing of products at highest quality and lowest cost.
  • Develop and implement methods of achieving plant performance and efficiency to meet plant and corporate goals.
  • Work with production supervision, production planning and other departments, ensuring that product supply meets demand.
  • Monitor all plant operations, including waste water treatment regularly and systematically in regard to overall plant efficiency and recommend methods and procedures for improvement in the areas of safety, plant efficiency, quality, and cost.
  • Develop and maintain a safe workplace in accordance with regulatory and plant policies. Build and maintain an effective safety team in manufacturing and related plant departments.
  • Responsible to ensure food safety and responsible for supporting the enforcement of policies and procedures related to quality, good manufacturing practices, safe quality foods, and all other food safety regulations and requirements.
  • Initiate capital spending recommendations to support future growth and profitability of Plant Operations. Recommend capital improvement projects and participate in capital project planning and execution.
  • Direct production area cost functions, including budgets, daily variances, scrap and downtime by reviewing budgets and standards with managers and submit revisions as appropriate. Oversee preparation and maintenance of required reports, costs estimates and forecasts.
  • Coordinates, in conjunction with production planning, procured material requirements to ensure adequate supplies are available to meet demand.
  • Oversees all responsibilities of plant leadership and personnel regarding plant performance, policies and procedures.
  • Initiate programs to ensure proper associate training and development, including performance evaluations.
  • Authorize recruitment, termination and promotion of associates in consultation with Human Resources; determine standards of behavior and ensure disciplinary procedures are carried out consistently and according to Company policies.
  • Provide leadership, direction and support to the plant personnel to stimulate maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Set clear, executable performance standards to meet production area goals.
  • Complete production reports and time/attendance records.
  • Ultimately responsible for food safety within the facility.

About our Company!

We pride ourselves on our pleasant working environment, challenging opportunities, career growth, and competitive wages. Utz offers a full benefit package, including medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, 401(k) and profit sharing plan, short & long-term disability, paid holidays and vacation, life insurance and an employee assistance program

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