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Plant Production Manager

Location: North Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 11-14-2018
Plant Production Manager
Position Summary:

A growing dairy foods industry leader is actively seeking a food processing operations or plant management professional.  This position is responsible for providing operational leadership and direction for overall vision and direction of the plant operation by way of guidance, direction, encouragement, policy and SOP implementation as well as employee training and development.
Position Responsibilities:
Areas of operational accountability include production, logistics, distribution, purchasing, quality, sanitation maintenance, engineering and customer service.  Develops and coaches managers and supervisors to excel to the peak of their performance levels while meeting or exceeding departmental goals and objectives.  This position is responsible for the complete operation of the processing facility under the Director of Operations and would stand in during Dir of Ops absence. 
  • Develops and implements necessary operational and regulatory policies and SOPs as necessary.
  • Ensures safe, efficient operation of the plant within the established guidelines and all governmental laws and regulations.
  • Monitors production, inventory, safety, human resources, quality assurance, maintenance and sanitation programs.
  • Assists in the planning of capital projects, long range strategic planning and plant level succession planning.
  • Promotes efficient manufacturing practices and continuous improvement philosophies across the production leadership and labor force. 
  • Promotes change to continually improve and enhance the facility and workforce when appropriate.
  • Ensures ethical behavior in all aspects of managing the facility, its material and human resources. 
  • Responsible for the processing facilities’ Capital and operating budgets
  • Responsible for fostering a culture of leadership development and team building, as well as creating a culture of engagement and continuous improvement
  • Assure regulatory compliance and oversee 3rd Party Audits including to but not limited to OSHA, EPA, USDA, EEO, HACCP, BRC
  • Experience in Dairy Manufacturing required - REQUIRED
  • 5+ years of which have been in a Manufacturing/Operations/Plant Management Role.
  • BS in Business, Food Science, Engineering Or Related - PREFERRED
  • Excellent Communication, Presentation, Negotiation Skills
  • Basic Statistical Skills as well as the ability to track and analyze financial results
  • Leadership Competencies: Ethics, Integrity, Trust, Drive for Results, Managing Vision & Purpose, Effective Decision Making, Team Building, Action Oriented, Strategic Agility & Priority Setting, Hands On / Role Up Sleeves Approach
JT Hughes
Managing Partner | Frank CPG
Executive Search & Recruitment | Food & Consumer Packaged Goods
Operations, FSQA, R&D/Technical Services, Engineering, Regulatory, Finance, HR, Sales/Marketing
Direct: 615.653.4683 | Mobile: 615.305.7148
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Specialists in Food & CPG  Manufacturing industry recruitment.  Our clients & candidates benefit from our industry specific recruitment expertise while leveraging our national employer/candidate network.  We help identify and hire c-suite, engineers, operation/production management, quality/food safety specialists, food & product development scientists, accountants/finance, sales leaders and marketing professionals.
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