What you’ll do :
Assures fair and equitable HR and personnel programs are developed and maintained consistent with the company direction.
Leads the plant’s activities in improving performance in the areas of cost, quality and service.
Together with the plant team, develops and maintains a work environment which is both safe and sanitary.
Provides leadership in the production of finished product while improving various fixed costs and various Variable costs.
Represents Schreiber Foods in contact with regulatory agencies, local customers, and the community. (Regulatory agencies include USDA, OSHA, EEOC, FDA, EPA, DNR, etc.)
Recommends and assures the prudent use of capital dollars in the acquisition and maintenance of equipment / facilities.
Negotiates lease and supply agreements as applicable.
Utilizes innovative compensation programs to motivate / recognize performance (skill based pay, incentives, etc.)
Provides coaching and career development assistance to staff members.
Actively seeks as understanding of market conditions.
Create and support the Process Excellence culture and team environment.
Together with the leadership team, ensures compliance with Food Safety and Food Quality Plans, in addition to customer requirements.
Interprets and communicates customer requirements to plant production and / or support groups. Establishes and Audits PCPs, CCPs and Standard Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer requirements are met.
Reviews incidents during which the procedures are not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners failing to follow standard procedures.
What you need to succeed :
Bachelors in Business, Food Science, Dairy Science, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related field.
5 years of experience in Production / operations leadership within a mid to large sized manufacturing facility
Proven results in the area of team development and process improvement
Strong leadership skills
Effective Communicator; Sensitive Listener
Creative problem solver
Valid driver's license, auto insurance (at least state minimum- more might be required), acceptable driving record per Schreiber Foods discretion, and vehicle that will ensure applicant can meet the travel necessities of the position are required.
Ability to travel up to 15%