Assistant Plant Manager

La Grange, TX 78945

Posted: 09/05/2023 Industry: Operations Job Number: 2276 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

$115,000 - $130,000 + 15% bonus


Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to join our dynamic manufacturing team. The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor's degree, have a background in food, beverage, or pharmaceutical manufacturing, and demonstrate exceptional leadership skills. Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Operations Manager will oversee a diverse team of salaried employees and hourly workers, ensuring efficient production processes, maintaining quality standards, and promoting a safe and collaborative working environment.


Key Responsibilities:


Team Leadership:

  • Manage and lead a team of salaried employees and 150 hourly employees, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance management.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting teamwork and effective communication.

Operations Management:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality control, maintenance, and logistics, to ensure smooth operations and adherence to production schedules.
  • Oversee production processes, monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), and implement continuous improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and reduce waste.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain high product quality standards by implementing and monitoring quality control measures and procedures.
  • Address any deviations from quality standards promptly and effectively, collaborating with relevant departments to resolve issues.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Uphold strict safety protocols and promote a culture of safety awareness among all team members.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, company policies, and best practices in manufacturing.

Resource Management:

  • Manage resources effectively, including materials, equipment, and manpower, to meet production demands.
  • Monitor inventory levels and coordinate with procurement to ensure adequate supplies are available.

Performance Analysis and Reporting:

  • Analyze production data, KPIs, and operational metrics to identify areas for improvement and make data-driven decisions.
  • Prepare regular reports on production performance, efficiency, and other relevant metrics for senior management.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead and support initiatives to enhance processes, increase productivity, and reduce operational costs.
  • Encourage innovation and seek opportunities to implement new technologies or methodologies.





Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a 4-year institution in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in operations management within the food, beverage, or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Problem-solving mindset with a track record of implementing process improvements.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, quality control standards, and manufacturing best practices.
  • Proficiency in using relevant software for data analysis and reporting.

Additional Information


Subject: Assistant Plant Manager- La Grange, TX

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