Plant Manager

Our employees are highly valued and are provided competitive benefits packages and career growth plans.

  • Madera, CA
  • $100,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Kyle Cherry
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A bit about us:

Farmer-owned cooperative, we operate several processing facilities located throughout California

Why join us?

Our employees are highly valued and are provided competitive benefits packages and career growth plans.
We offer a generous total rewards package that includes:

Family medical/dental/vision
Generous company contributions to 401k
Relocation Assistance
Paid holidays
Tuition reimbursement

Job Details

Essential Functions
Review daily inventories and assist Superintendent in planning daily equipment run times.
Direct daily Supervisor duties.
Attend daily staff meetings with Site Director to coordinate daily Room activities.
Review and approve employee daily work schedules and timecards.
Review daily Room efficiencies and reports.
Review microbiology test results daily investigate high counts and report findings to Site Director.
Review list of any out-of-spec. product with Superintendent and Quality Assurance Manager.
Check department throughout shift and employee GMP’s throughout shift.
Review daily report of audits.
Review CIP records daily and schedule CIP procedures
Audit sampling techniques and sanitation practices.
Provide training and evaluations as needed.
Verify that all plant equipment is in good working condition and all preventative maintenance is being performed on a scheduled basis.
Forward all work orders to Maintenance Manager for approval.
Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found.
Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.
Follow and enforce all safety and working rules.
Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment.
Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment.
Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives.
Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with companie's best interests.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has management and employee supervisory responsibilities in the area of performance evaluations, On the Job Training Forms, Incident Reports, discipline and any other documentation.
Responsible for supervising, training/developing, and coaching the Butter Supervisors
Coordinate on the job training.
Oversee adherence to company policies and procedures.
Oversee scheduling of employees and temporary labor.
Have the responsibility of reviewing time sheets and addressing overtime.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. College level verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate with upper management on a daily basis.
Demonstrated ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of quality, safety, productivity, cost, and employee relations.
Leadership, team development, coaching, and / or teaching experience.
Good math and statistical skills.
Excellent computer skills for data input, report writing, program tracking.
Excellent organizational and follow through skills.

Education and/or Experience
A BS degree in Dairy or Food Science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required.
5+ years of previous management experience in food or dairy manufacturing.
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Job Details
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Madera, CA
Job Type
$100,000 - $150,000