Assistant Plant Manager

Job Reference Code: 0232

Location: MO

Salary: $100K-$125K + 8%Bonus

Last Updated: 05/02/2017


Fast growing baking company seeking an Assistant Plant Manager! This is a developmental role with a plan to guide this candidate to the Plant Manager level.


  • BS degree required, Engineering preferred 
  • 8 years experience in Food MFG, 5 years in management
  • Lean manufacturing mindset 
  • Development of direct reports across 3 shifts 
  • SQF, HACCP experience a plus 
  • Dedication to driving for results 



Responsible for safe, efficient, and sanitary plant operations. This position will lead the manufacturing, maintenance, CI, purchasing, scheduling and QA team activities and promote a well trained and motivated team. The Manufacturing Manager will ensure that our customers consistently receive product at the quality level expected. 

  • Leads the plant supervisors, team leaders and team members in the manufacture of multiple lines of production across multiple shifts of operation 
  • Leads human safety and food safety initiatives
  • Tracks key indicators of the production team’s performance including safety, efficiency, waste, downtime, labor costs, and industrial accidents and communicating these indicators to the team for corrective action
  • Recognizes areas of needed performance improvements.
  • Supervise and motivates team members by setting a good example with regard to attitude, work quality, safe practices, attendance, follow-through and organization 
  • Expertly trains or arranges training for assigned personnel on production-related topics 
  • Monitor performance and provides vacation approval for managers
  • Mentor and coach manufacturing managers and team leaders on improving performance
  • Provide performance counseling as needed



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