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Assistant Plant Manager

Company: OSI Group
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Assistant Plant Manager assists and takes direction from the Plant Manager in directing all plant activities. Responsible for meeting production schedules and producing a product in accordance with customer requirements while maintaining maximum production and minimum costs. In partnership with the Plant Manager to lead all production operations at the facility level to ensure that established goals and objectives with regards to quality, safety, efficiency, employee engagement, and customer requirements are achieved. This role is considered a career progression for a Plant Manager role in any of our US plant facilities which may require relocation.Establish operational objectives for production in the areas of quality, safety, productivity, and cost while seeking continuous improvement in all areas.Work closely with senior management to develop short- and long-term facility strategy to maximize resources and capacity to support overall organization objectives.Review and monitor results of operational measures to identify areas of success and areas of opportunity in order to control production efficiency, variances, waste, labor expense and other indicators of profitability.Develop solutions to identified areas of opportunities, seeking approval from senior management where appropriate based on existing policy and authorization limits, and manage solution implementations.Provide reporting managers with the information, training, direction, guidance and resources necessary to accomplish established individual, department and company objectives. Continuously monitor progress and results, providing direct reports with corrective action or re-direction as necessary.Ensure plant compliance with, and adherence to, laws and regulations governing safety, environment, employment, food safety, and other applicable areas of compliance. Serve as liaison between the organization and the government agency during audits, investigations, or other contact as applicable.Participate in the development and implementation of new manufacturing processes, products and systems by providing information, ideas, and recommendations based on knowledge and experience in production.Work with new and potential customers during presentations, tours, and reviews by providing expertise in the area of facility operations.Represent the company in collective bargaining activities, including negotiations and grievances, and serve as a liaison between the union and the company.Ensure that the plant is staffed to meet operational needs and develop leadership performance expectations either through training and development or performance management.Manage direct reports to include selection, compensation, training and development, performance management, and termination.Perform other duties as assigned. Required SkillsRequired Skills: College degree in business management, production operations management, agricultural science, food science is is preferred - or equivalent experience.Seven or more years supervising and managing departments and individuals involved in meat processing activities, preferred.Ability to use the Microsoft Office suite of applications; specifically using Word to create and modify documents, Excel to record data and calculate results, and Outlook to communicate internally and externally.Must be dependable, adaptable, detail-oriented, able to follow directions, able to work under minimal supervision.May be required to work weekends and extended days.May be required relocation to other OSI facilities for multi plant experience.Work is generally performed within a manufacturing environment subjected to temperatures of cold and warm along with wearing the proper PPE, with standard office equipment available along with plant manufacturing environment.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, walk, use hands or finger, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, or controls; may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision to a computer screen.Overnight Travel may be expected up to 25%.OSI Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. OSI does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.#CB

Keywords: OSI Group, Riverside , Assistant Plant Manager, Executive , Riverside, California

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