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Plant Manager - Meat Category

Toledo, OH

Post Date: 01/04/2018 Job ID: 7894 Discipline: Operations - Manufacturing Industry: Meat


Our client, a producer of premium protein products, is currently looking for a Plant Manager to add to their team. Reporting to the VP of Supply Chain, this person will be responsible for the overall operations of a seasonal plant.

Your role with the Company

Oversee protein/meat production as well as packaging to fulfill catalog and e-commerce business needs

Provide leadership and support on quality, productivity, process improvement, and business planning

Oversee all fulfillment functions including packing, labeling, and shipping made-to-order and insertions

Process flow and productivity improvements to increase facility output and drive cost efficiency gains

Partner with Quality Assurance to manage all internal quality control processes

Help develop food safety initiatives

Oversee the staffing and training plans and partner with HR on team development and succession planning

Responsible for plant maintenance and facility activities

Implement internal safety efforts, safety training, and OSHA compliance

Lead development and execution of overall business manufacturing, storage and shipping, and packaging development and testing plans

Lead and participate in inventory procedures, controls, and month-end counts

Serve as a resource partner to external suppliers as needed for training and process review

Background Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management or related business field

5+ years of Sr operations leadership experience in a food manufacturing/processing environment

Protein/meat processing experience desired
Production AND logistics experience preferred

Seasonal production background highly desired

Working knowledge of HACCP, USDA and OSHA regulations

Ability to work in noisy refrigerated environment

Community Information

Grand Rapids, MI Area

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Rob Navarro
Sr. Recruiting Consultant at Kinsa Group

Rob has 9 years of leadership experience in the Foodservice industry in addition to 10 years of experience in the Recruiting and Staffing industry, with the last 5 of those years at Kinsa. If you’re seeking a new job, let him put his food and beverage industry network connections to work for you!

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