Senior Plant Manager

Job Description

Our client is a small but fast growing food manufacturer, looking to become a leader in their respective food space. The CEO is looking for their “right hand”, someone who will help grow the business and lead the company into the future.


The Plant Manager will lead all operational departments in driving a cohesive strategy that maximizes efficiency and quality. The new leader will be responsible for directing the day to day plant operations for food production and its various components including:


Within the first 3-6 months of the role, you will be expected to:

·        Develop high-level performers from the current team and put systems in place to ensure growth within the business

·        Be able to demonstrate improvement in the operations through a strong floor presence

·        Create a strategy and be able to motivate the current team

·        Be responsible for the current revenue, and be able to grow the future revenue to hit long term targets


The right candidate will have experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and high volume setting and MUST come from a food manufacturing background.


Key Measures / Objectives:

·        Year over year productivity improvement- Manage safety/environmental, production, maintenance, engineering and continuous improvement.

·        Define and deliver on key performance indicators.  

·        Represent the company and interact with customers for all Operational related issues, participate in the preparation of tender responses and contract reviews.

·        Strong focus on the development and implementation of continuous productivity improvements including building on existing KPI’s with an emphasis on Lean manufacturing.

·        Drive continuous improvement by implementing and delivering world class quality and reliability utilizing Lean manufacturing.

·        Responsible for ensuring communication between all stakeholders within the business

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