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  • Communicates a compelling vision through words and actions.
  • Adopts appropriate styles and methods in guiding groups toward task accomplishment. Interacts effectively to foster teamwork, encouraging and empowering others while maintaining a family friendly environment.
  • Harnesses resultant energy, enthusiasm and excitement of others in achieving organizational goals.
  • Enthusiastic drive to deliver excellent results through ownership & empowerment.
  • Sets high goals and standards of performance for self and others.
  • Is dissatisfied with average performance.
  • Confidently self-directed.
  • Recognizes and pursues opportunities not identified by others.
  • Keen eye to recognizing the driver to losses & works passionately to eliminate them.
  • Set clear expectations, possess strong drive for results, & effective in coaching, teaching & mentoring others to achieving success.
  • Firm and unwavering adherence to our core values and operating standards to achieve zero accidents, zero defects & no unplanned controllable downtime.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and / or provide leadership for plant-specific strategic vision, mission, & values to ensure continuous improvement and alignment with the Company’s mission, values and objectives.
  • Create / maintain / enhance organization design to achieve vision & supporting objectives
  • Utilize zero loss mindset to understand opportunities & prioritize resources accordingly.
  • Establish goals & objectives and just as important, decide what is not going to be worked on.
  • Build & maintain a multi-year plan to achieve the vision.
  • Utilize a structured review process to drive accountability & action
  • Drive employee engagement, training and development to maximize safety, quality, and productivity and ensure all quality standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded.
  • Provide direct oversight for the operations management team including production, maintenance, quality, safety and warehousing.
  • Provide leadership for assessing and enhancing plant capabilities.
  • Able to handle facility & line expansions to support tripling the facilities current capabilities.
  • Develop and manage facility budget including capital expenditures and cost management.
  • Assure regulatory compliance including but not limited to OSHA, EPA, USDA, FDA, FLSA, EEO, OFCCP and NLRB.
  • Develop a culture of inclusion based on open / honest dialogue and involve everyone, everyday learning & improving something.
  • Provide leadership for diversity and positive community involvement / relations.

Required skills / experience / education

  • Proven leadership ability in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and application of TPM-based methodologies (Total Productive Maintenance)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple departments.
  • Knowledge & application of eliminating waste & non value added activities
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office platform (excel, power point, outlook, word) & SAP
  • Proven fiscal responsibility (financial planning, budgeting, financial analysis, variance reporting, etc)
  • Proficient knowledge of regulatory disciplines (EPA, OSHA, USDA, HACCP / SSOP’s)
  • Proven experience in employment law issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize one’s own time consistent with the needs of the business.
  • Perform formal, true root cause analysis to identify and resolve downtime and/or inefficient operational issues.
  • Understanding of basic supply chain functions

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in support of the aforementioned

Desired skills / experience

Master’s Degree
Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
Project Management experience

COMPENSATION $100,000 - $140,000 RANGE
DATE POSTED 08/24/2017

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