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Plant Manager

Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc Tolleson, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description: GET STARTED: Start a conversation and schedule an interview by texting “Carrots” to 661-403-4866.Inicie una conversación y programe una entrevista enviando un mensaje de texto “Zanahorias” a 661-403-4866.THE ROLE: This position will report to the: Director Of Operations Travel Requirement: None FLSA Status: ExemptEmployment Category: Full-Time PLANTS. POWERING. PEOPLE.For more than a century, Bolthouse Farms has been known as the innovation leader in growing and distributing carrots and high-quality, innovative branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. Guided by its purpose – Plants Powering People™ – the company recently introduced its new Bolthouse Farms Wunderoots™ line of fresh carrot innovations including carrot dogs, and also produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, café beverages, protein shakes, functional beverages and premium refrigerated dressings, all under the Bolthouse Farms® brand name. Visit Bolthouse Farms or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. WHAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IN THIS ROLE The Plant Manager will provide overall leadership and direction to the plant in all areas of responsibility including production, processing, packaging and safety. The Plant Manager is accountable for production quality; responsibilities also include long and short range manufacturing planning. The Plant Manager coordinates and directs activities so that approved products are manufactured on-schedule and within the desired quality and cost standards. The successful candidate will hold responsibility for executing daily/weekly production schedule for optimal efficiencies. JOB DUTIES & CAPABILITIES: Perform as a first-level leader in a complex food manufacturing facility, providing coaching, support, and direction to members of a work teamProvide business and technical leadership necessary to ensure both the department and facility meet and/or exceed goals in critical manufacturing success areas (Cost/Quality, Sanitation, System Utilization, Customer Service, and Health/Safety/Environment)Leverage knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools to coach employees to solve problems and eliminate defectsConduct regular team meetings which include effective communication of organizational and policy changesProvide performance feedback and coaching to team members via appraisals and/or other documentationTrack departmental budget and as applicable take appropriate actions to ensure that departmental budget goals are achievedWork and/or attend meetings during other shifts (including off-shifts and/or weekends) as necessaryDemonstrates high level of problem solving for manufacturing issues, employee issues, capital improvements, and overall business improvements. Mentors floor supervisors towards excellent managerial skills and development. Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factorsCoordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment Staff, train, evaluate and develop team membersManage line efficiencies, key performance indicators and down timeEnsures equipment in the area assigned is in working order and that working conditions are safe at all times.Verify the readiness of the production line at start-up and supervise change oversOther duties as assigned WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Leadership experience in a food manufacturing environment (5+ years preferred)Five year minimum experience as Food Production Supervisor-Someone with a management style of being involved, helping employees, and always be engagingFive years proven success directing and guiding operators and their activities for assigned shift in a food manufacturing environment; Requires experience managing people/budgetsAbility to provide leadership by strong decision making skills and the integrity involved with those decisionsAbility to provide leadership by organizing, participating and facilitating groups for completion of goals MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Microsoft Office Knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)Five year minimum experience as Food Production Supervisor-Someone with a management style of being involved, helping employees, and always be engagingFive years proven success directing and guiding operators and their activities for assigned shift in a food manufacturing environmentLeadership experience in a food manufacturing environment (5+ years preferred)Valid Arizona Driver License PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in Business, Food Science, Agriculture, Nutritional Science, Management, Engineering or related disciplinesFive or more years of managerial experience in a food manufacturing environment Five or more years experience preferred in regard to providing leadership to a diverse workforce One hundred and Twenty to One hundred and thirty (120-130) indirect reports (direct and indirect labor) Bilingual (English and Spanish) Microsoft Office Knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Frequent exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, moving machinery, and outside weather conditions Standing/walking for prolonged periods of time Occasionally required to climb stairwaysOccasionally may lift/carry up to 50 lbsOccasionally exposed to high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock, and vibrationsWHAT WE OFFER Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families. Medical Dental Vision Group Life and AD&D Voluntary Life and AD&D Group Short-Term Disability Group Long-Term Disability Flexible Spending Accounts Employee Assistance Program 401(k) Paid Time Off EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance. RECRUITMENT AGENCIES: Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that certain “non-essential worker” personnel may at times store consumer-facing materials (including, but not limited to, EADs, coupons, promotional materials, etc.) offsite from Company locations, such as at associates’ homes or in vehicles. All such consumer-facing materials must be maintained in a smoke-free and secure workplace environment. The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. Note: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc


Tolleson, AZ
85353 USA



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