Plant Manager

Local Manufacturing Plant
Howey In the Hills, Florida
Please provide salary requirements
Jan 10, 2017
Feb 21, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Level

Directs and coordinates the activities of a beverage packaging plant by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate personnel:

  • Responsible for the performance, overall development, and operation of the facility.
  • Manages the facility with a results driven framework focused on safety, quality and continuous improvement to meet customer demand.
  • Understands current laws, regulations, policies and procedures affecting plant operations and acts in accordance with them.
  • Plans, leads and directs the manufacturing operations at the lowest cost consistent with established operating goals and objectives.
  • Effectively integrates the procurement, administrative, manufacturing, quality, maintenance, finance, and distribution functions at the plant to ensure high quality and efficient throughput.
  • Directs preparation and review of division cost estimates, staffing levels, and facility requirement forecasts.
  • Reports, studies, and analyzes facility performance and takes appropriate action related to operating elements such as production costs, quality, inventory, overtime and expenses.
  • Provides leadership and employee development through selection/talent acquisition, performance management, training/development, coaching/mentoring and motivation of management, supervisory, and hourly personnel in alignment with the business goals and objectives.
  • Empowers teams with a managerial style that is collaborative, inclusive and balanced in approach to achieve commitments.
  • Recognizes and rewards employees for their efforts to drive results.
  • Leads and ensures the successful implementation of profit and productivity improvement initiatives as they relate to the business plan/strategy.
  • Demonstrates a proactive management approach with a willingness to lead by example and the ability to champion and lead change initiatives for the betterment of the facility and the company.
  • Formulates and approves management goals.
  • Develops and administers a performance based bonus matrix for management team members and assesses performance of each member against this on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Makes timely decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and communicates changes effectively.
  • Includes appropriate people in decision-making process and supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
  • Manages competing demands and changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and reacts well under pressure.
  • Writes and speaks clearly and informatively and able to read and interpret written information and present numerical data effectively.
  • Manages seven subordinate Managers who supervise a total of 200 employees in the Maintenance, Scheduling, Production, Quality and Warehouse Departments.
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university in Business Management, Food Science, Food Technology, or related field, and a minimum of seven years experience in a manufacturing supervisory role and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess proficient typing abilities, and have knowledge of Spreadsheet Software (MS Excel) , Word Processing Software (MS Word) Database Software (MS Access) and Email Software.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor's

Required experience: Plant Management: 7 years