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401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

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Nitta Gelatin a multi-site manufacturing company is seeking a Plant Manager to join our Fayetteville, NC team.

Some responsibilities include but not limited to:

The Plant Manager directs and manages all areas of Maintenance, Process Engineering and Production for a highly automated, 24/7 gelatin and collagen peptide production plant. They oversee all day-to-day plant operations to ensure that goals for safety, quality, production and maintenance are met. The Plant Manager drives continuous improvement and optimization of all processes ensuring the most effective utilization of resources.

  • Supervise all manufacturing employees including subordinate managers and supervisors at assigned location.

  • Direct and coordinate plant operations ensuring that objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Provide leadership and development to achieve company goals and objectives

  • Exercise control over operating expenditures and labor costs

  • Holding Direct Reports Accountable for Deliverables

  • Maintain safe, reliable plant facilities and equipment

  • Oversee preventative maintenance programs

  • Lead major capital projects

  • Implement and maintain cleaning and sanitizing programs

  • Provide direction, development, training and leadership to direct reports, including the Maintenance Manager, Production Supervisors and Process Engineers

  • Maintain good communication with other departments

  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and improve on plant systems and processes

  • Monitor plant performance and lead corrective action teams

  • Ensure that all plant safety procedures are adhered to.

  • Assist in defining the annual Capital and Operating budgets

  • Stay up to date with the latest industry best practice and concepts

  • Other duties as required


  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering or related discipline

  • Capital project management experience

  • Knowledge of manufacturing regulations and standards, ISO

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Ability to deliver results in a deadline driven environment

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • 3+ years’ experience managing in a production environment

  • 10+ years’ experience in a highly automated production facility in a food, beverage or chemical processing environment

  • Very limited requirement to travel as necessary (including international)

NO Phone Calls Please

For consideration please apply via the zip recruiter posting.

Nitta Gelatin is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Company address: 4341 Production Drive, Fayetteville, NC

Posted date: 29 days ago

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