Plant Manager Job in ArdentMills

ArdentMills, Newton, KS 67114, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Plant Manager

Your role:

As plant manager, you will be responsible for strategically managing the successful operations at your plant. You will be committed to fulfilling our Promise by maintaining a consistent culture and experience, enabling your team members to take pride, aspire, and grow along with the rest of Ardent Mills. You will contribute to the development of the functional strategy and solve unique and complex problems. You will provide guidance to your team based on organizational goals and company policy. You will also develop business, production, and organizational priorities.

As a leader and people manager, the Ardent Mills Values of trust, serving, simplicity, and safety will guide your decisions. You will listen, learn, and serve your team members. You will enable your team to deliver superior business results by constantly learning, reinventing, and challenging yourself to do better. You will inspire people to achieve things they never thought possible. To succeed, you must be able to:
  • Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency
  • Deal with and drive change
  • Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines
  • Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage operations, including food safety, plant quality, customer experience, employee and asset safety, plant security, plant environmental, cost savings, continuous improvement, adoption of initiatives and innovation that generate world class efficiencies, and competitive positioning
  • Manage team, including performance management, coaching, development
  • Optimize blends based on incoming raw materials
  • Lead a zero-loss culture, assuring a safe working environment and compliance with all EHS and Food Safety Standards
  • Formulate or approve short- and long-term operating objectives in areas such as cost reduction, quality improvement, new product development and/or integration
  • Drive customer execution to deliver results that meet quality and customer service objectives
  • Develop strong customer interaction and relationships
  • Collaborate across all functions to achieve optimal total business margin for the plant and the enterprise
  • Provide positive labor relations management, contract negotiation and/or union avoidance
  • Identify operational discrepancies and provide focused solutions with a timeline for corrective action
  • Work with the plant team to continuously improve the maintenance and reliability program, production process, improve safety, optimize production costs, and enhance product quality by implementing best and standard practices
  • Work with facility staff and corporate functional leads to plan and execute plant managed capital improvements
  • Communicate business results and identify gaps for improvement of key metrics
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements, quality specifications, safety standards, and sanitation practices

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4-6 years or High School diploma/GED with 8-10 years of progressive experience in flour milling or related manufacturing industry, including 2 years at a supervisory level
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change based off Profit & Loss Statements and metrics
  • Demonstrated experience with leading a team, including performance management, coaching, and development
  • Familiar with safety, environmental, and regulatory policies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in continuous improvement methodologies, tools, trends and best practices
  • Demonstrated success with project management, including developing capital plans and managing from planning to completion
  • Experience with creating and managing annual budget
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing expectations

Good to have:
  • Additional 2-4 years of experience with demonstrated increases in responsibility

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (With or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include:
  • Heat/cold temperatures (inclement weather)
  • Indoor/outdoor environment
  • Dusty environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes
  • Elevated places, to include stairs/ladders
  • Ability to perform work at a computer and other administrative/managerial tasks

Other Considerations:
  • 10-25% travel required
  • Willing to work weekends, holidays, 7-day weeks, and opposing shifts, when needed
  • Willing to relocate as promotional opportunities exist throughout career
  • Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a pre-employment background check and/or drug test
  • Must be authorized to work in the Unites states without sponsorship now and in the future

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.
Newton KS
300 East Broadway Street, Newton KS, 67114
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Employment Type:
Full time
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Last Date For Apply: 23/Apr/2023 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here