Plant Manager, Beverages, BS/BA + 10+ years exp

Plant Manager, Beverages, BS/BA + 10+ years exp

Salary:+/- $135K base, plus Bonus, Benefits and Growth!

Here is a rare and valuable opportunity to grow with with a rapidly growing mfg of craft fruit juices. They just received an infusion of capital to purchase and install new packaging lines in their plant in Orlando Fla.

We seek Plant Manager who can lead the team and fan the flames of growth.

Position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of juice extraction, blending, bottling, maintenance, production planning, shipping and receiving and technical services units.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Motivate, lead and manage a passionate and diverse personnel group that operates based on a culture of teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.
  • Initiate plans and processes that minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of labor, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital.
  • Attain business objectives and manage production schedules while ensuring that products meet our customers’ specifications and high quality standards.
  • Design and implement manufacturing strategies and action plans so the production facilities support strategic objectives.
  • Establish and hold people accountable to team and individual goals and objectives.
  • Seek out and encourage use of new techniques and more efficient operating practices using fact-based problem solving.
  • Develop and adhere to annual and multi-year operational and capital budgets.
  • Continuously improve plant safety records by addressing both physical safety issues and employee attitudes toward safety.
  • Maintain facilities to meet GMP, food safety requirements and juice HACCP standards.
  • Lead and support continuous development of SOP documentation and use.
  • Seek out and identify ways to make manufacturing operations more sustainable, in support of Sun Orchard’s commitment to providing “Healthy Products from a Healthy Company”.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Outstanding Company Benefits Include

  • Generous, Competative Base Salary of +/- $135K
  • Bonus based on performance of company
  • 401K plan - company match, immediately vested
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Excellent Medical Plan, including Dental and Vision
  • Tuition Reimbursement 




Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in business, engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years in a juice/dairy/beverage processing and manufacturing facility
  • 5+ years of managerial and leadership experience
  • Use of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Inventory and Manufacturing
  • General Email and Internet research capabilities
  • Flexible Schedule - be available for extended shifts if needed

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