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14 Oct 2020

West Coast Plant Manager – California

Posted by Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #37069

The plant manager will be responsible to plan, manage and execute all phases of plant operations.  This includes production, quality control, packing, maintenance, receiving and shipping.  Including facility/physical plant up-keep and capital improvements.  The plant manager must ensure the production schedule is executed in a timely manner and within all quality parameters.  Strive to improve all facets of operations including production efficiency, workplace safety, environmental consciousness, reduction of product waste/shrink, food safety and cleanliness, using training and appropriate metrics to track progress.  Oversee workplace safety and food safety policies and practices.

  • Directing supervisors and oversee 100+ employees in the facility. Manage all packing operations, quality control, personnel and maintenance.
  • Manage and Review Production data daily, and daily costs
  • Responsible for overall facility operation, function, and appearance.
  • Manage employees’ schedules and communicate daily with your supervisors
  • Ensure training of all employees and supervising employees for optimum effectiveness.
  • Follow up on any employee issues, enforce company rules, communicate policies and procedures to all employees and ensure they are understood and followed.
  • Provide positive leadership to build employee morale
  • Compile weekly inventory carton, packing counts and establish reorder points
  • Maintain the operation and upkeep of packing equipment and monitor and safeguard company assets (i.e. company vehicles, inventory, and equipment).
  • Direct the sanitation operations and the shop operations
  • Understand and comply with federal, state, and local regulations that affect business operations.

Other Duties

  • Ability to work weekends
  • Must maintain flexible schedule
  • Must be able to handle job stress and interact well with others
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Any Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

5+ years’ operational management experience

  • Experience in food production, food process or related field required
  • Excellent written and verbal English/Spanish language skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including establishment of priorities and commitment to deadlines.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, outlook is required. Experience with Famous software.

Additional Notes

There may be additional responsibilities that are not noted above.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. Also occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crawl and spend time making repetitive motions, bending and twisting the body. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ADDITIONAL NOTES There may be additional responsibilities that are not noted above.

Please contact Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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