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ASSISTANT PLANT MANAGER in Horn Lake, MS at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Assists the Plant Manager by performing  functions directed towards successfully and efficiently meeting manufacturing goals for customer orders, directing a safe and clean manufacturing environment, insuring product quality is met at all times at the facility, and communicating appropriately with senior, executive management and the sales force regarding appropriate budgeting and customer satisfaction.



  • Ability to manage department heads and employees to meet assigned workload and meet work schedule.

  • Works together with Manager of Human Resources to appropriately staff departments and recommending organizational changes.

  • Effectively manages employee issues within HR, QA, CS, Purchasing, and Safety.

  • Effectively manage work to meet Sales, Production schedules, CS needs, purchasing limitations, and Employee needs.

  • Control expenses and oversee the use of labor, equipment, and facilities.

  • Works together with the plant manager to on Internal and External Audits and assist in the direction of the audit team to ensure compliance for NWF to ensure a successful audit completion.

  • Assists in the planning, control, and direct the activities of the plant, ensuring that the most effective and efficient means to the end are managed for the overall well-being of the plant.

  • Works closely with Top Management to place objectives into each functional department to try to meet the stated plans for the year.

  •  Prepares, reviews or audits forms, records, and logs as needed. Maintain such as required.

  • Perform other duties or special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

  • BS Degree in a Scientific Field Preferred or equivalent Education, Experience and Training.

  • 6-8 years of Plant Operations Experience coupled with multi-functional responsibility for 3-4 years.

  • Complete knowledge of Plant Management jargon and in working with auditors for successful audits.

  • Working knowledge of Inventories and computerized load move data.

  • People skills to manage complex departments and get the work done on time using experience and competencies. 

  • Ability to pass required testing.

  • Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office and AS400 systems preferred

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