Plant Manager

Byrnes and Rupkey
Waterloo, IA 50702
United States
Food Ingredients
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $135,000 To $155,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Plant Manager

Des Moines, IA

$135-155K + bonus


Our food manufacturing client is looking to add a Plant Manager to their Des Moines, IA facility. This Plant Manager will oversee all daily operations of the plant while adhering to safe work rules along with reinforcing safety as a core value related to food safety and quality.  


Key Responsibilities:

·         Carry out a safety and healthy work environment following quality work practices.

·         Follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.

·         Communicate to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality.

·         Ensure all plant personnel are operating in compliance with plant and corporate procedures as well as compliance with customer and regulatory regulations.

·         Administer coaching and development of plant staff to ensure effective leadership, collaboration and balance in achieving KPIs focused on safety, quality, customer service and productivity.

·         Promote and enforce financial and non-financial objectives including annual budget that serves as the plants operating plan.

·         Implement strategies to improve performance, meeting and exceeding plant KPI’s.

·         Expand production asset capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs.


Job Requirements
Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Engineering or Management required; Master’s Degree preferred.
• 10+ years of Supervisory/Management experience.
• Food manufacturing experience required.
• USDA experience is a plus.
• Greenfield site experience a plus.
• Knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management and a track record of achieving results against a comprehensive set of KPIs.
• Skilled to analyze downtime and financial variance trends, identifying actions to deliver expected performance.
• Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics.
• Accomplished time management, and strong attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, and listening, decision-making and organizational skills required.

Additional Incentives:
• Medical, dental and vision plans
• Life insurance
• 401(k)
• Tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays
• Paid personal time

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Byrnes and Rupkey
Hannah Dettwiler
Waterloo IA 50702
United States