Plant Manager in New Windsor NY

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Cafe Spice
Plant Manager
Job ID: 
New Windsor NY
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager, Production Planner, VP/General Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Essential Duties:

  • Provides overall leadership by planning, directing, and controlling all manufacturing activities.
  • Directs production and ensures cost effectiveness and consistency with quality, accuracy and performance standards.
  • Ensure plant safety through compliance of safety standards as issued by company safety committees
  • Achieve compliance for product quality, food safety, and food defense as issued by the QC Department while maintaining overall plant efficiency
  • Manage materials, packaging and raw materials such that all materials are available to meet scheduling requirements on a timely basis by working closely with purchasing.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, or the quality system and recommend or provide solutions to correct any deficiencies
  • Control further processing products until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected
  • Work closely with Finance to ensure compliance and understanding of profit and loss of plant operation
  • Supplement, track, and be held accountable to all applicable KPIs
  • Partner with QC for compliance of food safety, product quality and regulatory compliance of plant
  • Foster an environment that embraces continuous process improvement of the facility, processes and personnel
  • Strive for a well-trained and motivated staff through excellent leadership and communication skills. Coordinate with Production Managers and Supervisors/Line Leads to ensure employee performance reviews are conducted, reflecting accurate goals and performance.
  • Schedule and conduct plant meetings with production and related staff
  • Manage cost and manufacturing components such as package material, raw ingredients, fixed and variable labor, quality, efficiency, reliability, GMPs, safety, sanitation, and regulatory compliance


Bachelor’s Degree; and/or 4 years of Experience in the Food Industry in similar role; Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), HACCP, and Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Budgeting and Cost Control; Strong Leadership and People Management skills, Interpersonal skills and Demonstrated Project/Team management capabilities that can meet aggressive deadlines; Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; Bilingual preferable.

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