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Plant Manager

Company: Global Search Network
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Summary Takes complete ownership and accountability for overall plant operations with a desire to win. Through subordinates, supervisors and managers, assures employee engagement, safety, quality, customer service, continuous improvement, cost, and production objectives are met or exceeded. Provides coaching and leadership to team members in the areas of employee engagement, safety, quality, customer service, continuous improvement, cost, and equipment reliability to elevate the team's performance. Success relies on the ability to build relationships and fully engage all employees in business improvement. Performance will be managed by the following critical metrics: employee retention and turnover, reduced total recordable injury rates, key certifications in food safety, quality and organics, case fill rate and on-time delivery, lower conversion cost year over year, asset reliability, and successful retention of improved yields. Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety policies/protocols and promote a safety culture.
  • Lead the development, execution and monitoring of the operations strategy in line with the overall operational objectives to achieve safety, quality and performance improvement and ensure achievement of manufacturing goals.
  • Lead the continuous improvement program to deliver opportunities in cost, quality, food safety and service.
  • Continually coach, direct and train employees utilizing Lean principles. Monitor employees' work performance and attitude and perform formal reviews as required by policy. Coach and counsel employees about work-related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.
  • Utilize available data including OEE, line speed target, and efficiency and process data to continuously improve productivity, uptime and reliability.
  • Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
  • Assist in the development of operational and capital budgets, policies and procedures, and the execution of same.
  • Ensure all plant personnel are operating in compliance with plant and corporate procedures as well as in compliance with all customer and governmental regulations.
  • Conduct regular meetings with plant employees to ensure operational issues are being communicated and addressed expediently with a common understanding of goals.
  • Drive employee engagement, training and development to maximize safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Skills, Experience and Education
    • Manufacturing, Processing or Packaging industry with specific experience in food production
    • Lean/Continuous Improvement experience strongly desired
    • Insatiable intellectual curiosity- asking the compelling and challenging questions
    • Results-driven with a strong desire to grow and learn in a fast- paced environment
    • Demonstrated track record exceeding targets goals
    • Minimum 5-8 years manufacturing experience preferred in plant leadership

Keywords: Global Search Network, Kenosha , Plant Manager, Professions , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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