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JBS USA CASE READY PLANT MANAGER in Denver, Colorado

Job Title:

Denver Case Ready Facility Manager

Department:

Production

Reports to:

VP of Production

Classification:

S

JOB SUMMARY:

The Denver Case Ready Facility Manager directs, leads, and coaches the operational personnel in, planning, organizing and running optimum day-to-day operations of facility to exceed our customers’ expectations. Responsible for increasing production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards. Oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing, to ensuring policies and procedures are implemented and followed. Develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES :

  1. Plan, organize, direct, and run optimum day-to-day operations.

  2. Coordinates plant activities through planning with departmental managers to ensure plant objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

  3. C oord inates with Senior Management to develop g oals and objectives.

  4. Provides leadership through effective goal setting, communication, and coaching.

  5. Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus.

  6. Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.

  7. Leads personnel to improve performance and productivity.

  8. Ensures that policies are followed and updated with evolving production and quality standards.

  9. Motivates, coaches , and challenge s personnel with a positive approach.

  10. Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining quality standards.

  11. Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions.

  12. Develop processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.

  13. Assumes responsibility for setting and controlling budgets, targets, and objectives (KPI’s).

  14. Develop and implement budget plan and production plans.

  15. Provide progress reports to Senior Management highlighting any variances.

  16. Ensure that key roles are staffed with personnel who can effectively undertake the roles and responsibilities of the position as it relates to the business.

  17. Conducts performance appraisals and implements employe e’s corrective actions .

  18. Reviews costs, production, and forecast data to determine plant progress toward meeting stated goals and objectives.

  19. Oversees purchasing and product development functions.

  20. Managing overall operating expenses, capital projects and expenditures, and budgets (Annual and Quarterly) .

  21. Ensures that production functions are completed in accordance with company’s established quality, production, and safety standards.

  22. Responsible for Safety, Security, Health and regulatory programs on site.

  23. Ensures production quality performance metrics (0 defects) are achieved.

  24. Ensures production efficiency performance metrics (throughput and cost) are achieved.

  25. Ensures production safety performance metrics are achieved keeping TIR within desired constraints.

  26. Coordinates activities with site Q uality Manager, ensures that all food products are manufactured within the guidelines of industry and regulatory standards for quality and food safety.

  27. Provides a customer centric approach throughout the Company.

  28. Ensures a singular focus in meeting the needs of customers.

  29. Builds and maintains work teams to achieve customer’s objectives.

  30. Builds and maintains contacts necessary for f uture business development .

  31. Proactively promotes the company.

  32. Assumes responsibility for maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relations with Company personnel and management.

  33. Provides assistance and support to all departments as requires.

  34. Keeps senior management informed of any significant problems.

  35. Ensures effective relationships both internally and externally are built and maintained to meet company objectives.

  36. Ensures that manufacturing equipment is maintained, supported and available.

  37. Ensures company’s assets are maintained to maximize equipment useful life and efficiency.

  38. Engages with equipment suppliers to ensure expertise contributes to the effective operation of production equipment and resolution of problems.

  39. Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

  40. Ensures that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.

  41. Stays informed of developments and changes in production techniques and methods.

  42. Completes special projects as assigned.

  43. May assume other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field or 8 years of operational management experience in a plant environment.

  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferred

  • Training in Safety, SQF, GMP, and HACCP

  • Previous experience and strong understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices

  • Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office products to analyze data and trends

  • Previous experience in best practice implementing and using continuous improvement and lean tools to drive improvement

  • Previous experience and broad understanding of safety systems and enforcement of safety rules and policies

  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team building, and advanced coaching skills.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance, and engineering

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to balance production and maintenance needs

  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills

  • Ability to lead decision-making processes in a team environment

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITIES:

Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, and kneeling intermittently

HEARING:

Must be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

REPETITIVE MOTION:

Must be able to frequently and regularly use wrists, hands, and or fingers.

VISUAL ABILITIES:

Average, ordinary visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents, products, or operate machinery.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH:

Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds throughout the day. Ability to stand 8-12 hours per day, on cold concrete floors.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Is split between on the floor plant environment and office setting. The plant environment is refrigerated, working near moving mechanical parts. Office setting is normal office environment with controlled temperature and noise levels. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The list of essential functions, other duties, mental and physical demands, requirements and licenses is not meant to be exhaustive. Management reserves the right to revise job descriptions and to require other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job changes.

EOE/Vet/Disabled

Denver Case Ready Facility Manager – Revision 0.02 – 8/1/2022– Page 1

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