Plant Manager (Job ID:KAN00808)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Kansas City
Education   State Kansas
  Zip Code 66102

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**Plant Manager**

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


The Plant Manager is responsible for managing facility and personnel to produce animal nutrition products as efficiently as possible while meeting all of CAN?s corporate and government guidelines\. This includes setting performance standards, establishing budgets, managing costs, hiring and training, employee relations, safety compliance, and implementation of all maintenance, production, and customer service excellence programs\.

**50%\- Productivity**


* Understand the Model Mill program \(internal program\) and accounting report andactively use them to measure and improve performance, develop costs and budget,and impact on business unit margin management and pricing\.


* Understand and use the LRT system or an up\-to\-date scheduling program to thebest advantage to improve productivity in the areas of inventory control,production costs and services\.


* Develop and utilize warehouse square footage and cost return planto evaluate products inventoried\. Minimums and maximums have been developed foreffective management\.


* Understand the plant flow and what restrictions or bottleneckscost vs\. the cost to remove those restrictions or bottlenecks\.


* Lead the location toward the achievement of World Class status\.

>**20%\- Facilities Management**

* Oversee the maintenance of the facility?s physical condition andappearance which reflect the standards of quality and service of our business\.

* Follow specifications that follow the guidelines for generalrepair and capital projects\.

* Use the preventive maintenance audit system to improve maintenanceand operational efficiency\.

* Manage improvements and repairs as cost effectively whilemaintaining the business unit standards in housekeeping, safety, quality,service and brand image\.

* Develop and enforce a security program that protects Cargillassets and safeguards the corporation against third party liabilities\.

* Complete annual environmental audit and insure compliance in allareas\.

* Maintain a record of all location's environmental and operatingpermits, including expiration dates\.

* Apply for permit renewals, when necessary, or any time thatphysical or equipment changes are made to the facility\.

* Have a training program to insure that all employees are informedof hazardous materials, spill reporting and other pertinent environmental activities\.

**10% \- Product Quality/Food Safety**

* Manage receipt of raw materials to assure they meetspecifications\.

* Understands and complies with Cargill Animal Nutrition QualityControl and Food Safety Programs\.

* Assures the formulas are reviewed before manufacturing forprojected quality control and takes necessary steps to assure all formulas willmeet Business Unit quality control needs\.

* Participate actively in evaluation and effect of ingredientsfor their potential to impact costs and quality\.

**20% \- Employee Safety**

* Ensure that employees are trained to perform their jobs safely andto accept responsibility for their own safety performance and safety behaviors\.

* Provide the leadership to develop and direct a safety program anda safety culture\.

* Actively assure that all incidents are investigated in depth andreported on time\.

* Understand safety statistics and how they compare to the companygoals\.

* Get personally involved in all areas of safety management atmeetings, inspections, investigations, and audits\.

* Understand and comply with the laws that relate to safety in ourbusiness, i\.e\., OSHA, local ordinances, etc\.

* Understand and manage the workers compensation claims, vehicleaccident claims, property damage claims and insurance inspection reports\.

* Hold well planned, informative safety meetings with all plant andcontract personnel at least monthly\.

* Have an active near miss reporting program and effectively followup on the corrective actions\.

* Must be able and willing to work from heights \(i\.e\. ladders, catwalks, etc\.\)

* Working in an indoor/outdoor environment

* Must be able to be on\-call to respond to plant emergencies

* Exposure to dust, noise, and temperature fluctuations


**Required Qualifications**

* 3 years supervisory experience in feed milling or similar industry OR 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

* Ability to relocate across the United States, potentially multiple times

* Demonstrated mathematical skills and mechanical aptitude

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* Ability to work effectively within a team

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Bachelor's degree, preferably in Animal Science, Business, or Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Job** Operations

**Primary Location** US\-KS\-Kansas City

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Job Type** Standard

**Shift** Day Job

**Req ID:** KAN00808

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