Assistant Plant Manager
Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Posted on: September 13, 2023
General Purpose:Lead daily plant manufacturing operations to
meet or exceed plant budget and company goals. Maintain positive
and productive workforce through effective leadership. Ensure
highest standards of safety and quality are upheld.--Job Duties and
Responsibilities: Lead daily manufacturing operations with direct
supervisory responsibility for operations, maintenance, scheduling,
and warehousing functions. Oversee overall plant operations in
Plant Manager's absence. Work collaboratively with all employees
and support other divisions. Identify and retain highly effective
personnel through proper selection, training, and task assignment.
Provide appropriate direction, mentoring, training, and development
planning for direct reports. Utilize Key Performance Indicators
(KPI) to improve plant performance related to safety, quality,
cost, and delivery. Employ strategic planning in determining future
operations needs. Address production, quality, personnel, safety,
customer, and regulatory issues in a timely fashion. Review and
ensure plant and products meet customer requirements and
organizational production objectives are met. Ensure all plant
personnel are operating in compliance with DFA procedures, customer
requirements, and government regulations (i.e. EPA, FDA, OSHA,
USDA, and local and state laws). Address any non-compliance
immediately and notify relevant DFA leadership. Conduct meetings
with plant staff to ensure all operational issues are communicated
and addressed expediently through common understanding of goals.
Assist in development and monitoring of budgets, capital projects,
policies, and procedures. Interact with customers to meet their
expectations on operational and quality objectives. Promote
continuous improvement culture and activities.Dedicate effort to
safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same
condition as they arrive.Follow all DFA good manufacturing
practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate
regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.
Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through
honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.Adhere to all DFA Quality,
Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any
nonconformity. Attend required training, including but not limited
to Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP),
and Safe Quality Foods (SQF). Ensure availability to respond to
emergencies or other unexpected operational requirements (i.e.
nights, weekends, or holidays). Participate in on-call rotation.
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list
of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may
be assigned as required.
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