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Plant Manager

Company: Darigold, Inc.
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Darigold is seeking an experienced and driven Plant Manager to be a part of Darigold's Bozeman, Montana team. The Plant Manager must possess the desire and ability to create and facilitate the continuous improvement for the Manufacturing Plant's processes, systems, competencies, and infrastructure. The Plant Manager will be a true strategic partner in the Operations Division. The Plant Manager's role is to enable plant employees to achieve the strategic and operational objectives of the company, division, and the plant in a customer satisfying and profitable fashion.Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Safely produce high quality products delivered on-time
  • Develop and maintain plant safety culture
  • Prepare and execute the Annual Operating Plan for the business unit.
  • Prepare and execute the Capital Expenditure Budget for each Fiscal Year.
  • Develop a succession plan for the plant.
  • Provide resources and training needed to execute the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Champion the TPM-based continuous improvement system that engages employees insystematic, data-based improvement activities.
    • Assume total responsibility and accountability for facility P&L and KPIs.
    • Collaborate cross-functionally in the organization for support activities required for meetingdemand including with farms, supply chain/logistics, and 3PL partners.
      • Work directly with State, Local, and National Regulatory Agencies and the CorporateDirector of Regulatory Compliance to maintain and ensure compliance with specific regulatory
        requirements.
        • Act as a Spokesperson for the facility with city or local government officials on issuesrelative to ordinances, community investment programs and local Chamber of Commerce or
          business groups' agendas and/or initiatives. Inquires with Director of Public Relations, and
          directs to them as appropriate, issues which may be of legal consequences.
          • Oversee Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) and the State Department ofLabor compliance regarding plant and employee adherence to regulations.
            • Work with Human Resource Department on Employment Law requirements and LaborRelations issues.
              Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
              • Ability to identify, assess, and develop business development / process improvementprojects and appropriate financial justification.
                • Ability to develop personnel competencies and provide clear and concise understanding ofobjectives for the organization.
                  • Prepare subordinates for transition to position of Plant Manager or other higher-levelposition/s in the organization.
                    • Ability to handle conflict and display diplomacy skills in handling situations which can bedisruptive to the organization's business development.
                      • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills.
                      • Computer literate in PC based applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, andother common PC based applications.
                        • Good technical understanding on Manufactured Dairy Products operations andequipment. Education, Experience and Certifications:
                          • Five (5) to eight (8) years in a management position in a manufacturing facility.
                          • Drying experience highly preferred.
                          • A Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Business or Engineering preferred.
                          • Demonstrated ability to work under stress.
                          • Capital project management experience.
                          • Demonstrated ability in statistical methods and process management.
                          • Demonstrated ability to lead small groups in achieving objectives.
                            Note:*****Our vision at Darigold is to Lead Dairy Forward - achieving that vision requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.
                            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Darigold, Inc., Bozeman , Plant Manager, Professions , Bozeman, Montana

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