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Plant Manager Manufacturing

BakeMark USA Pico Rivera, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Summary:

Direct and manage all plant operations including maintenance to meet all of the quality, food safety, and customer requirements in the most safe, cost-effective, and timely manner by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Develop and control profits, plans, budget and allocation of resources for production, training, improvement programs, employee safety programs, food safety, and quality programs.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries. Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Coordinate logistics and supply chain activities in relation to product streams and split between production at different sites.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards and ensure objectives are established, documented, monitored, and reviewed. Ensure non-conformities identified to quality programs are addressed and corrected.
  • Implement, support, and maintain quality management systems, continuous improvement programs, food safety, employee safety, preventative maintenance programs.
  • Incorporate and support GMP’s and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to managers.
  • Communicates Safety, Quality, and Food Safety policies to all employees.
  • Ensures such policies are applied by all employees.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and OSHA requirements and any government regulations.
  • And other duties and/or projects assigned to meet Company goals/objectives.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and safety rules as stated in the Employee
  • Handbook and otherwise posted or communicated.
  • Exemplify the BakeMark core values of Partnership, Performance, Passion, and Initiative in all aspects of assigned duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages subordinate managers & supervisors who supervise employees in the Production, Sanitation, Maintenance and scheduling.
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing and hiring; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or five to seven years plant/general management experience in a food manufacturing environment including but not limited to baked good, icings, fruit fillings, and dry mixes.
  • Experience in Logistics and Supply Chain.
  • Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
  • Background with manufacturing methods, process/continuous improvement programs and procedures, and quality management systems required.
  • Strong knowledge of all governmental regulations concerning the operations,
  • e.g. OSHA, FDA, HAACP, as well as good manufacturing practices for food processing facilities
  • Background in MRP/ERP software including experience in implementation.
  • Experience with capital investment.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Familiarity with mechanical functions of all machines/equipment.
  • Personal computer skills to include spreadsheet software and word processing software (MS Word & Excel).
  • Proven competency in supervisory activities which require conflict management, developing subordinates, directing subordinates, managing and measuring performance, motivating, building team spirit and morale, and understanding diverse viewpoints.

COMPETENCY:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Passion:

  • Technical Skills -Shares expertise with others.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner.

Performance:

  • Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Keeps emotions under control;
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner.

Partnership:

  • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting;
  • Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Technical Skills -Shares expertise with others.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner.

Initiative:

  • Judgement - Evaluates, selects and acts on strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Influence - Begins actions to influence events and/or to achieve company goals. Sees opportunities for action and acts on them.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define and resolve problems, collect data, develop facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid driver’s license issued by the State where assigned.

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 talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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. Must taste, touch, and smell finished bakery products and related ingredients.

While performing the duty of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

BakeMark USA

For over 100 years, BakeMark has stood for excellence in quality and service, for our customers, our stakeholders and our colleagues. We attribute our success to our colleagues and their contributions towards meeting the needs of our customers and stakeholders. We all share our values and ways of working. We are passionate about the baking industry. We excel at creating strong partnerships within the company and with our loyal customers. We love to innovate and thrive to manufacture and deliver performing bakery products and world-class customer service. At BakeMark we appreciate our employees and their families and offer a competitive pay and a full suite of benefits: •Competitive Wages •Paid Vacation •Comprehensive healthcare benefits package, with many coverage options •Generous retirement benefits We are always looking for new team members to join our fast-paced, dynamic, and growing company.

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Pico Rivera, CA
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