Plant Manager

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Grand Rapids, MI
$100,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 02, 2018
Job ID
Growth and more growth is what is going on with this organization. Our client is enhancing their presence within the US marketplace and needs help. Due to this growth, we are seeking a Plant Manager who brings exceptional knowledge in the areas of Operations Management, Quality Management, and Team Development for a start-up manufacturing operation. As the Plant Manager you will be challenged plan and set forth strategy for a complex new “Greenfield” start-up. You will be asked to build your own team, emphasizing Continuous Improvement, Total Engagement methodologies driven to raise the competency of your team while focusing producing an exceptional quality product, and developing associates for future bench strength. The Plant Manager will also be challenged to bring future Strategic Vision to this operation, as product demand within the marketplace continues to grow. Position reports to the Director of Plant Operations.
Keywords: Management, Team Development, Chemicals, Food, Powders, Quality, Regulatory, Plant Manager, Continuous Improvement, Black Belt, Six Sigma, TPM, Beverage, Dairy, Ingredients

Four year degree or off-setting industry experience
5+ years of Plant Management experience within a Food Manufacturing operation
Exceptional hands-on experience implementing Continuous Improvement and Lean principles
Prior start-up experience desired, but not required
Strong knowledge of HACCP and Regulatory Systems
Strong budgetary knowledge, including full P&L