Plant Manager- Owensboro
Company: Mizkan America, Inc.
Posted on: March 14, 2019
SUMMARY: The Plant Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the bottling plant in which he/she is assigned. The Plant Manager is the senior site manager for the location. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Directs the day-to-day operations of the facility through department managers and support staff. • Analyzes manufacturing, personnel, materials, logistics, and other problems. Champions high priority corrective actions. • Builds a strong, achievement-oriented team by using the appropriate mix of hiring, delegation, training, monitoring, feedback, coaching, motivation, mentoring, and employee retention techniques. • Evaluates performance and actively promotes and recognizes individual efforts and achievements. Takes corrective action as needed.• Ensures plant staff enforces company policies and procedures, plant-wide safety and security rules, and employee rules of conduct. • Integrates organizational changes and new processes. • Ensures customer satisfaction through corrective and preventive actions and the application of continuous product quality improvements. • Ensures plant sanitation and quality standards are consistent with Federal, State, Local, and Company requirements. • Interfaces with AIB, Kosher Council, State/Federal agencies (FDA, OSHA, EPA, etc.), third party auditors, and other regulatory agencies. Addresses issues pertaining to product quality, wastewater treatment, air quality, etc. • Recommends the plant's operating budget. Manages and controls expenditures and variances. • Manages assets and ensures inventory accuracy. • Reduces scrap and waste and initiates other cost reduction activities throughout the facility. • Identifies, researches, proposes, implements, tracks, and evaluates capital projects. • Provides timely information and reports on issues that affect plant performance and other critical matters. • Oversees the development, implementation, and adherence of SOP's that result in improved product quality and efficiency levels. • Leads 5S, LEAN and the continuous improvement programs.• Promotes operational excellence throughout the plant. • Responds to emergency calls as required • Responsible for Food Quality, Safety, and Legality. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor's degree required. • Minimum of 10 years of management experience in manufacturing. • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Plant Manager or equivalent role. • Experience working in liquid fill or other consumer packaging industries required.• Solid knowledge of and experience leading TPM, LEAN, 5S and continuous improvement programs.• Commitment to excellence and high standards. Commitment to company values and Operational Excellence.• Must posses the ability to work with all levels of employees in the organization. • Solid understanding of Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Maintenance, Transportation, Packaging, and Safety. • Must be well organized, results oriented, and have effective planning and problem solving ability • Must possess strong leadership and team building skills • Demonstrate good judgment and sound reasoning skills • Ability to delegate authority • Must have a strong floor presence and be able to interact effectively with people at all levels in the company. • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP is desirable.
Keywords: Mizkan America, Inc., Owensboro , Plant Manager- Owensboro, Executive , Owensboro, Kentucky
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