Plant Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Wareham
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2020 1:52 PM)
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Directs and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, processing, maintenance, human resources, sanitation, accounting, materials management and other requirements necessary to the successful operations of the plant. Assures quality and safety while achieving established objectives and profitability. 


  • Coordinates plant activities through planning and communication with departmental managers to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished.
  • Develops and controls plans, budgets and profits.
  • Implements cost-effective control systems over capital assets, operating expenditures, and labor costs.
  • Establishes and monitors overall plant performance for production, quality and safety standards.
  • Controls and minimizes overtime labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, downtime and product re-work.
  • Maintains existing plant facilities and equipment; recommends replacement or adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
  • Provides direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates.
  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
  • Works in partnership with supervisor and direct reports.
  • Ensures proper scheduling, purchasing, accounting, record keeping and inventory control activities and procedures.
  • Maintains plant standards for cleanliness, productivity, and maintenance.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, 5S, OSHA and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards


  • Proven ability to drive results through key operational metrics
  • Ability to appropriately Set the Course, Mobilize Talent and Run the Business
  • Operational Excellence Mindset
  • Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
  • Background in manufacturing methods, quality control and process improvement programs, preferably in a food-related industry.
  • Bread/crouton experience preferred but not required
  • BA/BS degree in a related field.


  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Decision Quality
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Conflict Management
  • Sizing Up People
  • Perseverance
  • Approachability
  • Customer Focus
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Patience


Working Conditions/Environment

Works in an office and manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, hear, sit, stand, walk, and occasionally bend while moving about the facility. The employee is occasionally exposed to cold, fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the office is quiet and moderate in the plant. Hairnets are required in the plant in accordance with GMP and safety standards.


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