Division: Kettle Creations
Type of Position: Full-Time
Category: Management - Corporate
Statement of Purpose
This position is responsible for production planning and maintaining plant policies and procedures. Develop and maintain working relationships with other departments to meet production and shipping requirements. This person will be responsible for establishing and achieving plant production goals, fostering a well-trained and motivated staff. The Plant Manager will be required to carry out all functions for food safety and quality.
Assures that organizational production objectives are met.
Controls quality cost, warehousing, receiving, shipping and manufacturing throughout the plant.
Oversees the maintenance of all plant buildings and equipment including security and protection.
Participates in plant organizational and operational planning consistent with the overall organizational objectives.
Reviews and approves actions regarding pay, people, and costs.
Controls product quality from manufacturing standpoint.
Maintains and support prescribed programs of employee relations, health and safety, training and development, compensation and benefits for all employees in the plant.
Stays abreast of developments and trends in manufacturing for application in plant, recommends changes in policies and procedures as appropriate.
All other duties as assigned.
Ability to identify and resolve issues as they arise
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to prioritize, maintains confidentiality, and interacts with all levels of management across the organization.
Relies on widespread experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Excellent organizational and documentation skills.
Excellent customer service skills and experience.
Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Word, Power Point and Excel)
Extensive manufacturing knowledge
Relies on experience to make good judgments
Understands safety regulations and requirements
Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and or a combination of relevant education and experience equivalent
7+ years of experience in manufacturing
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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 sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and taste or smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.