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2018-07-18

Plant Manager
Job Opportunity at Continental Search and Outplacement, Inc.

Posted on Jul 18

http://www.consearch.com    (888) 276-6789

Location: Harrisburg Area, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4161954

Step up into a plant manager role in central PA.  Wanted:  Strong supervisor in a manufacturing or distribution center with mechanical aptitude and scheduling experience to take over a well-run storage and distribution center.  Current manager will train you before relocating to a different company location.
 
Reasons the right person will love this job
  • Visible position in a growing, mid-sized company
  • You will take a good operation and continue to improve it as it grows
  • The company is the leader in their market
  • Lean management structure
  • Company is innovating new products
  • Company profitable and very financially stable
  • Competitive Salary and benefits including retirement, health insurance & vacation
  • Company committed to quality and safety
 
The work
Manage a storage and distribution center with light processing (grinding, pelleting, bagging) in an automated facility for a mid-size, established agricultural company with plans to double overall tonnage within 5 years.  This is a hands-on role where you are acting as the ‘lead-man’ while overseeing the entire facility ensuring quality and safety. 

Year One
  • Maintain the level of efficiency at this location while identifying improvements
  • Hire seasonal staff
  • Manage scheduling with multiple incoming rail cars daily and outgoing on company and third-party trucks.
  • Learn and manage quality testing process
 
Future Years
  • Expand facilities as sales grow
  • Develop the skills of full-time labor force
  • Become an expert in scheduling and supervision
 
Corporate Culture
  • People are empowered, challenged, and expected to provide solutions.
  • Discussions are open, people appreciated, roles are defined and people are accountable
  • Transparent, information gathering, entrepreneurial and growth-minded
 
To be considered for this role you must
  • Desire to be hands-on while leading the team and managing the facility
  • Be proactive and highly organized
  • Be proficient in scheduling
  • Have supervisory experience in manufacturing or distribution (lead-man, foreman, supervisor)
  • Experience following SOPs and best practices
  • Have mechanical/maintenance aptitude and experience
  • Come from FSMA or SF/SF environment
  • Have a strong attention to detail and follow up
  • Have been a supervisor in a manufacturing plant or distribution center
  • BS degree in agri-business, business management or related field desired
 
Candidates with experience working in agriculture will rise to the top of the list
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