Plant Manager – Purina Animal Nutrition
The Land OLakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the companys many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land OLakes business units, members and customers.
Looking for a dynamic leader to join our dynamic company!
The Plant Manager for our Purina Animal Nutrition manufacturing facility in McMinnville, Oregon, provides overall direction for the facility in the areas of safety, quality, cost, delivery and morale. Responsible for driving improved performance, customer relationships, plant asset utilization and positive employee relations.
Other responsibilities include: Developing and executing the site budget. Providingstrategic direction.Managing all plant resources to optimize profitability to meet or exceed internal and external customer expectations. Creating a positive work environment that supports continuous improvement, reinforces company philosophy and policies, and diverse and inclusive work force. Developing the skills and capabilities of hourly team members.
5+ years progressive manufacturing experience with strong leadership qualities, proven history of delivering sustainable results and with demonstrated success in LEAN/Six Sigma/TMM and Employee/Labor Relations.
Bachelor's degree in Food Science/Feed Science, Agriculture, Business Administration, Engineering or related education is required.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Be outgoing and authentic in order to build and sustain internal and external relations.
Posses demonstrated history of people development and building bench strength.
Possess a passion for diversity and inclusion, including a proven track record of leading diversity initiatives and delivering results.
Provides clear and strategic direction and executes with excellence.
Defines and presents to Operations Management the plant's intent and recommendations on long-term operating goals and programs by driving performance in all key areas including Cost, Quality, Safety, People, and Environmental in order to achieve profitability and customer satisfaction.
Prioritizes Human Safety and Feed Safety as the First Priority.
Determines need for organizational changes to meet current budgetary and longer-term TMM operating objectives.
Possess solid financial background and experiences to understand daily, monthly, and annual to date impact of line efficiency, material yield, and labor productivity for the overall Plant, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain performance.
Lead the plant through Change Management processes in an effective and efficient manner.
Defines and directs activities in Employee Relations and other manufacturing policies and procedures.
Achieves results through Teamwork and positive influence.
Coaches and develops talent.
Select, trains and develops employees at all levels and models Leadership through positive influence for the facility and across the organization.
Leads change and innovation.
Effective interaction and integration of support functions of Quality, Logistics, Sourcing, Human Resources and Community relations.
Prefer Master's degree in related field
Progressive manufacturing experience in a food or food-related facility
Land OLakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land OLakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.