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Director of Plant Operations

Job Description

Our client is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar Director of Plant Operations role.

1) Ensure that all quality standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded by driving continuous process and manufacturing improvements
2) Ensure company's regulatory compliance including, but not limited to, OSHA, EPA, HAACP, USDA and FDA
3) Maintain production schedules or production orders to drive decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, budget considerations and plant operational flow
4) Monitor the execution of the master production schedule identifying potential issues
5) Analyze root causes to provide solutions in a timely fashion
6) Maintain a daily presence throughout the day to observe supervisor and employee performance ensuring good work and safety habits are followed
7) Recommend procedures to enhance department processes, source and specify equipment purchases and modify existing plant operations as needed
8) Investigate production problems as they occur and analyze root causes to provide solutions
9) Develop and implement tracking procedures for quality control, analyzing production, systems, maintenance and labor utilization
10) Analyze material usage, scrap and waste and develop improvement plans to reduce each
11) Serve as a contact for external inspections relating to plant operations, food safety, or regulatory compliance
12) Maintain Safety and Sanitation Standards according to company's specifications and stay in compliance with federal, state and local regulations
13) Interact with customers with respect to product quality issues or quality improvement initiatives
14) Drive collaboration with R&D and Marketing in the product development area to ensure plant capabilities and production feasibility are understood and addressed
15) Implement annual review and planning process for manufacturing in co-ordination with current business planning cycle
16) Motivate, recruit and develop key employees
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Job Requirements

1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
3) Recent experience in the confectionery industry is strongly preferred
4) Preference will be given to people have recent experience in plant operations management

Our client provides their employees with support in an environment that promotes growth and success. If you share the same passion, they welcome your application for consideration!

Job Snapshot

Post Date 4/13/2014
Location Arvada, CO
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Food, Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID USA-2069
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