Plant Manager

Edison, NJ 08820

Posted: 12/06/2018 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 8656

SUMMARY

The Plant Manager is responsible for general supervision of all phases of plant operations including: production, warehousing and maintenance while increasing production and revenue.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and develop highly effective site leadership team.



  • Prepare operating budgets and reports while controlling costs to achieve company goals.



  • Manage plant operations and processes.



  • Establish a "safety first" culture and develop and maintain highly motivated workforce.



  • Identify and eliminate potential sources of food safety risk.



  • Responsible for delivering site environmental, health and safety performance.



  • Ensure internal and external audits exceed expectations.



  • Ensure legal compliance, company safety procedures and local and state health and safety regulations are met.



  • Create continuous improvements and processes in key areas; i.E., safety, quality, productivity, cost and customer service.



  • Continuously improve site processes and technologies and oversee daily floor operations.



  • Develop and execute site capital plan, addressing short and long term opportunities.



  • Implement and sustains manufacturing best practices and procedures as well as relevant certifications, qualifications, requirements; i.E., OSHA, AIB, GMP, HACCP, FSSC, FDA.



  • Act as liaison between plant personnel and corporate functions in order to build a solid relationship between the teams.



  • Identify issues quickly, develop action plans and coordinate team member activities.



  • Develop strategies to increase productivity and production by implementing Lean and TPM across all site areas and elevate site performance.



  • Develop, deploy and sustain Leader Standard Work to ensure continue success of these efforts.



  • All other duties, as assigned or needed.





QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Management, Business or related field



  • Master s in Business Administration or Management preferred



  • 5+ year s progressive experience in a key leadership/management role within manufacturing/warehouse operation.



  • Previous experience/broad understanding of safety systems and enforcement of safety rules and policies.



  • Familiar with regulatory requirements for operating plants



  • Aptitude for equipment operation and troubleshooting



  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions



  • Lean Six Sigma, PMP, TPM and other related certifications



  • Demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills.



  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance and engineering.



  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to balance production and maintenance needs.



  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability.



  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible.



  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.



  • Ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment.



  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.






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