Plant Manager – Food Industry

Location: ON - Brampton
Salary Range: $140,000 - $160,000 per year
Job Type: Permanent

Our Client, a leading Food Company, is currently seeking a driven and ambitious Plant Manager to join their team.  This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated professional looking for a Company that is expanding.

Position:  Plant Manager

Position Summary:

This Plant Manager is accountable for managing the overall results of the plant from a manufacturing perspective, while strictly adhering to Food Safety and Quality requirements and providing superior customer satisfaction as a lowest cost producer.
The Plant Manager is charged to ensure the plant operates using good manufacturing practices, in an environment that is in compliance with health & safety and human resources standards.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for production costs, labour utilization, yield, results of Operations Cost Improvement initiatives.
  • Ensures adherence to the Company’s Food Safety requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices, including audit targets.
  • Continuously improve the reduction of operating costs.
  • Maintain and build a productive and positive employee relations environment through effective implementation of positive employee relations initiatives.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements Capital Improvement for plant, including the preparation and execution of a Capital Plant budget.
  • Responsible for preparing and executing the plant overhead budget, and direct product cost targets.
  • Meet or exceed customer service level targets through the synchronization of process/activities with all functional area processes, from demand planning through to the delivery to the customer.
  • Manage the performance of the hourly and salaried team through effective implementation of Human Resources processes and policies and all Leadership Edge initiatives.
  • Set and meet all Health and Safety targets.
  • Support Marketing and Product Development on new product initiatives
  • Maintains and applies knowledge through compliance with CFIA, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Environment, Health and
  • Safety, Collective Agreements, and other legislative bodies that impact plant performance.
  • Responsible for adherence to all policies and procedures for Quality Assurance, Food Safety and customer specifications on a day to day basis.
  • Recognize, support and commit to the facility food safety and quality assurance promise

Preferred Hiring Criteria:

The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding Food Industry environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with associates and employees.

Candidates must have:

  • Post secondary education in one of the following disciplines: food science, business, engineering, or operations management.
  • 5-10 years of production experience in a food processing industry.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a management role.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven decision making ability

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit, along with the required degrees, licenses or certificates listed in the job description.


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