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Plant Manager

Company: Iowa State Job Bank
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweatbread? A Thomas\' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a SaraLee, Entenmann\'s or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, thenyou know Bimbo Bakeries USA! More than 20,000 associates in bakeries,sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumershave the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive payand benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment thatappreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates tobe their authentic selves.Position Summary:This position is responsible for all activities that occur within themanufacturing facility. The Plant Manager operates effectively as aleader with direct responsibility for manufacturing and key supportprocess operations. The Plant Manager leads through influence in amatrix organization in relation to additional functions that occur atthe facility, such as shipping and distribution. The purpose of thisposition is to achieve continuous improvements in the areas of safety,efficiency, quality, customer service and leadership so as to deliverfinancial profitability for the plant.Key Job Responsibilities:* Oversee manufacturing operations for a commercial baking facilityconsisting of hourly associates and a management staff.* Lead the achievement of a zero injury workplace by ensuring safe workconditions for associates and compliance with all state and federalregulations on environmental, health and safety issues.* With a focus on the front line and a bias for action, ensureassociates have the tools resources and capabilities to succeed anddeliver on expectations.* Understand, coach and teach the principles of the BBU ManufacturingTransformation, including lean tools, process capability and operationaldiscipline.* Responsible for all aspects of operations and achieving keyperformance measurements related to personnel safety, quality and foodsafety, service, and cost, while continually improving processreliability and performance.* Build a culture of mutual respect, teamwork, and professionalism,demonstrating active support in the Company\'s values and policies.* Extend capabilities to meet market needs and support profitablegrowth of the products produced by the facility.* Build an organization that is customer focused, flexible, and has astrong business acumen.* Conducts performance appraisals and talent assessments of themanagement team and recommends and/or implements appropriate trainingprograms to address developmental needs.LISL1Job RequirementsKey Behavioral Competencies:* Results Orientation. Focused on improving business resultsthrough introduction of incremental improvements in business practices;defines key issues and alternatives, evaluating costs, risks andbenefits for the organization; emphasizes accountability and a sense ofurgency.* Change Leadership. Encourages associates to identify improvementopportunities; sets realistic challenges for the team; influencesothers, internally and externally, to drive change efforts; encouragescollaboration and innovation.* Learning and Adopting Best Practices. Able to learn newapproaches and concepts, identify and develop new ideas or bestpractices, and apply them to their business; desire to learn(intellectual curiosity), creates a culture of continuous improvementand growth.* Strategic Thinking with Business Insight. Ability to understandthe company\'s competitive context; strong analytical and conceptualabilities to develop his/her own plan within the general companystrategy and communicate clearly to the team.* People Oriented Leadership. Focused on optimizing, developing,and improving work teams by achieving a balance between the productivean the humane, inspiring others to be better; increasing theirproductive performance and ensuring their personal development; operatesin a team-based environment empowering the team and delegatesresponsibilities, ensuring ownership of decisions and promotingindividual accountability.Education and Work History:* Bachelor\'s Degree in Business, Engineering, Food Science, or atechnical field a plus. A combination of education, training andexperience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the workmay be substituted.* 12+ years of increasingly responsible manufacturing experience, atleast 5 years which must be in the food industry.* 4+ years of experience leading a high performance management team.* Demonstrated leadership of safety initiatives that drive a zeroinjury culture.* Participative management style and excellent organizational andcommunication skills.* Demonstrated track record leading the improvement of operations whiledelivering day to day performance.* In-depth knowledge of baking science and technology, process controland improvement tools.* Experience with programs that drive statistical processes and programsystems in plant operations.Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy thatprovides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employeesregardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, nationalorigin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy,veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Iowa State Job Bank, Dubuque , Plant Manager, Professions , Dubuque, Iowa

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