Plant Manager

Contract types Full-time

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ensure plant safety policies are being following including wearing PPE, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Hot Work Permits, and Confined Space, fall arrest, safe operation of Material handling equipment;
  • Manage safety meetings and lead safety improvement projects along with staff;
  • Manage accident/near miss investigations with an objective of 0 LTI;
  • Action plan/execute HSE non-compliances under the HSE database ensuring legislative and Nutreco standards.

QUALITY:

  • Respect of HACCP & Nutrace procedures by all team members to ensure customer satisfaction;
  • Participate in internal & external non-conformity investigations;
  • Participate both in internal & external audits;

MANAGEMENT:

  • Manage all plant staff ensuring efficient use of manpower while maintaining a high level of cleanliness and housekeeping at all times;
  • Responsible of employee training program to develop competence and skills;
  • Hire, advise, counsel, evaluate and discipline employees reporting to him/her and recommend changes in compensation to the Human Resources Manager within an established process;
  • Ensure plant employees are courteous to all co-workers/outside contractors/customers;
  • Lead production (daily & monthly) meetings;
  • Implement & manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI) (S)afety, (Q)uality, (C)ost, (D)elivery, (M)otivation, (E)nvironment;
  • Lead physical monthly inventory process and analyse variances;
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement processes (i.e. 5S, Lean manufacturing, etc.);
  • Manages the Plant Operations by efficient, economical and effective utilization of the Plant and directing the various projects and resources;
  • Work closely or manage (depending on plant location) maintenance to ensure that all machinery and equipment in the plant are properly maintained through a preventative maintenance program;
  • Work closely with various departments including but not limited to Quality Control, Nutrition, Customer Service, and Logistics.

COST:

  • Participate in the building of the yearly Operational Expense Budget (OPEX) with the Regional Operations Manager;
  • Manage Operational Expense (OPEX) within the Plant;
  • Participate in the building of the yearly Capital Expense Budget (CAPEX) with the Regional Operations Manager.
  • Help Prepare the CER’s for the Plant with the assistance and information received from the Regional Operations Manager and input from Operations Team as per Trouw Nutrition guidelines.

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