Plant Operations Manager

Job brief
We are looking for a Plant Operations Manager to drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes. You will oversee all daily production, maintenance, and lead a team of 4 shift supervisors in a 24/7 operation. You will be ensuring policies and procedures are followed. The successful candidate will have the key skills to develop processes that will maximize, safety, quality and productivity.
•Organize, and direct Shift Supervisors to perform day-to-day operations that exceed our customers’ expectations
•Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining quality standards
•Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping to the offsite warehouse
•Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
•Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions as needed
•Recruit, manage and develop production staff.
•Commit to plant safety procedures
•Proven working experience in production management environment
•Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, planning, resource allocation, human resources)
•Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
•Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, and inventory processes
•Computer literacy
•Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
•Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
•BS degree in Business Management or related field
Pay will be based on experience

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
  • Womelsdorf, PA
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Production Management: 5 years
  • Training & Development: 5 years
  • Food Manufacturing: 2 years
Those initially selected based on the questions below will receive an email requesting a resume.  Thank you in advance for your interest in working with Dieffenbach's Potato Chips!
Full Name *
Email *
Address *
Phone Number *
Current or last position held and why you want to leave/left? *
Can you read, write, and understand Enlish fluently? *
Are you okay with Dieffenbach's Smoke Free Campus policy? *
Are you able and willing to work for a 12-hour shift? *
Are you willing and able to work an overnight shift? *
Are you able to lift 50lbs? *
Brief description of experience related to this position *
What qualities make you the best fit for this position? *
Years of experience in Food Manufacturing? *
Years of experience in Training & Development? *
Years of experience in Production Management? *
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