Plant Manager, Food Manufacturing
Company: Lecoq Cuisine
Posted on: August 7, 2022
This position is the principle executive for operations at the
plant. This individual is responsible for the management of plant
operations to ensure that all key plant objectives are met; this
includes, but it is not limited to, safety, quality, cost, customer
service and employee engagement.
This position will be directly responsible for oversight of
day-to-day activities within all departments. This person must
possess the ability to be a strategic business partner with
internal and external customers, suppliers, and peers throughout
the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as
well as the ability to drive continuous improvement activities
utilizing individuals from various levels and functions within the
organization, as well as innovative tools and approaches.
Key competencies include the ability to inspire trust, create
direction, drive organizational alignment, build and develop teams,
execute with excellence and produce extraordinary results.
Manage daily operations through subordinates.
Set the tone and expectation of safety performance for the
Monitor key performance indicators to assess labor & variance to
budget, yield dollars to budget, total delivered cost and
Develop and implement long-term strategic plans that support the
company's strategic roadmap, and ensure the vitality of the plant
Ensure that key objectives are met; such as cost, quality, on-time
delivery, customer service, and environmental compliance.
Ensure that the operation is meeting key workplace objectives such
as safety, employee engagement, diversity, and employee
Ensure that the facility and equipment are properly maintained and
the appropriate maintenance programs are in place.
Create alignment and accountability; establish clear goals that
align the plant's efforts with the organization's vision; ensure
synergies between people, processes, and strategies to drive
flawless execution of business objectives.
Enhance organizational talent; build a competitively superior
organization by attracting, developing, and retaining talent to
ensure that people with the right skills and motivations are in the
right place at the right time to meet business needs.
Works with various corporate business partners to drive plant and
company initiatives, facilitate exemplary employee performance and
support company-wide measurables.
Ensure that production requirements are met in a safe, cost
effective, and quality conscious manner, and in accordance with
state, federal, and industry-specific laws and regulations.
Inspire and encourage plant associates to execute against
continuous improvement strategies and provide strategic direction
for plant improvement priorities.
Develop and maintain the plant's capital expense plans. Execute
against capital plans by writing or delegating writing of capital
projects and requisitions.
Ensure that HR policies and practices are adhered to in an
Identify, investigate, and resolve technical issues related to the
manufacturing process resulting either from equipment failures,
non-conformance to formulas or procedures, or faulty processes. Be
capable to lead root cause / failure analyses within a short time
frame, with limited information while avoiding excessive cost
exposure. Oversee this process, with final accountability over the
decision or solution to the problems.
Coordinate with marketing, sales and R&D and plant resources on
the installation of new product lines to facilitate a smooth
ramp-up with no injuries, on-time, within budget, at desired
volumes and quality standards.
Reduce "Total Delivered Cost", which requires the coordination and
vigilance to coordinate efforts to increase efficiencies across all
departments and functions, while at the same time focusing on
specific barriers and inefficiencies within various
The Plant Manager must be able to communicate and relate to the
general workforce very effectively and must be savvy to the nuances
of effective employee relations, effectively strategizing a plan
that keeps morale high and employees engaged during times of
Must possess the vision and business acumen to understand and
incorporate the company's strategic road map into plant
Keywords: Lecoq Cuisine, Bridgeport , Plant Manager, Food Manufacturing, Professions , Bridgeport, Connecticut
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