Plant Manager in Westfield NY

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Plant Manager
Job ID: 
Westfield NY
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Our client, a leading food manufacturing company located an hour outside of Buffalo, NY is looking for an experienced Plant Manager to join their dynamic team.


What we are looking for you to do:

  • Communicate and champion the Vision, Mission, operating principles, including lean and all strategies to team members and other internal/external stakeholders.
  • Identifies and creates individual development plans in collaboration with direct reports to enhance future career opportunities
  • Initiate, maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives, and ensure all members of the manufacturing team are aligned and aware of the safety culture and guidelines
  • Promote a culture of accountability and teamwork within the plant.
  • Drive improvements and optimize operations across key standardized lean methods
  • Develop and lead the site's Strategy, including regular reviews and updates with 90-day plans.
  • Ensure a 0 waste and 0 loss mindset throughout the facility.
  • Work with plant leadership to develop annual operating plans, and budget, optimize resources, and ensure ongoing execution of site plans across the entire site
  • Lead the planning and management of Variable, Fixed and Capital Budgets, and cash flow optimization with Finance.
  • Manage the achievement of key performance indicators by tracking results versus targets for safety, quality, labor efficiency, customer satisfaction, cost/case, productivity, and cost contribution management.
  • Work with other Plant Managers and provide input into overall Supply Chain strategy.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technical Field, MBA or advanced degree an asset
  • 8+ years of experience in plant management or senior production operations management roles of increasing responsibility in food or CPG manufacturing environments
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement/Lean methods and tools (Total Production Maintenance, Centerlines, CIL's, Defect Handling, 5S, Quick Changeover)
  • Experience working with P+L

What we will offer:

  • An attractive salary, health insurance, 401k package, and paid time off
  • An amazing opportunity to grow your career
  • An opportunity to work with a very strong, collaborative team


If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a high potential food company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume! We look forward to hearing from you.


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