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Dairy Farmers of America Plant Manager in Winnsboro, Texas

Position : Plant Manager

Location : Winnsboro, Texas

Requisition ID: : 15893

Manages, directs and coordinates overall plant operations. Through subordinates, supervisors, and managers assures safety, quality, service and production objectives are met within cost standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Assures that organizational production objectives are met.

 Ensure all plant personnel are operating in compliance with plant and corporate procedures. Report any non-compliance immediately to upper management.

 Responsible for assuring plant complies with regulatory requirements. (USDA, State, FDA, OSHA, EPA)

 Ensure plant operations comply with the requirements for producing safe, quality foods that meet or exceed customer expectations.

 Conduct meetings with plant staff to ensure all operational issues are being communicated and addressed expediently with a common understanding of goals

 Assist in developing and responsible for budgets, capital projects, policies and procedures.

 Interact with customers to meet their expectations on operational and quality objectives.

 Balance raw material supply against sales requirements to develop production plan for strategic inventory

 Ensure compliance with all DFA Food Safety and Quality policies and procedures.

 Use P&L results and key performance indicators to improve plant performance and profitability.

 Ensure compliance with DFA Safety policies and procedures.

 Ensure compliance with all GMP policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity

 Promote a Continuous Improvement culture and associated activities in pursuit of Word Class

 Other duties as assigned

 Attend corporate meetings concerning safety, quality and operations.

 Attend seminars to develop skills need to improve job performance.

 Coordinate plant tours with customers.

 Bachelor’s of Science in an applicable discipline, preferred. Will consider experience in place of degree.

 Minimum of 5 years in a management role, in a food manufacturing plant environment.

 Experience within the dairy industry is a plus.

 Ability to understand P&L reports

 Ability to use P&L results and Key Performance Indicators (KPI”S) to improve plant performance.

 Ability to problem solve using the combined talents of various individuals within the Dairy Farmers of America organization.

 Excellent team building skills

 Excellent written and oral communication skills

 Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task

 Ability to interact in a positive way with all personnel within Dairy Farmers of America and with our customers.

 Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

An Equal Opportunity Employer