Plant Manger
SDF Saputo Dairy Foods USA

Delhi, New York

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We're a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence.Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we've grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter-from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

The Plant Manager provides leadership and direction to the plant across all areas including, production, processing, packaging, quality, warehousing, shipping, purchasing, safety, environmental and administration. In this role, you will direct the overall activities of the plant to ensure customer orders are received, scheduled, produced and shipped per the customers' requirements while maintaining corporate established quality standards.

How You Will Make Contributions That Matter

  • Analyze plant operations to ensure that the facility maintains a leadership position in the industry and that it takes advantage of new processes and technologies that become available.
  • Is responsible for expense control, including shrink,yields,labor and overhead costs utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • Develops annual manufacturing expense and capital budgets in accordance with forecasted sales volumes and planned inventory levels.
  • Provides reliable and accurate information to finance to ensure that end of month closing schedules are met.
  • Ensures that appropriate standard operating procedures (SOP's) are developed and maintained for all aspects of the business.
  • Implements plant safety programs and ensure compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP's).
  • Is responsible for the FoodSafetyPolicy/Program to assess potential foodsafetyrisks and to ensure foodsafetypreventive measures are being implemented and routinely audited regarding the manufacturing, handling and storage of all food ingredients as well as finished goods.
  • Is responsible for all corporate, customer and government audits to ensure compliance.
  • Is responsible for environmental compliance.
  • Collaborates with other plant managers within Saputo to share best practices.
  • Acts as a liaison with Distribution,Supply Planning,Sales and Customer Service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction in helping to address customer inquiries, problems and concerns.
  • Is responsible for maintaining proper staffing levels, employee performance evaluations, discipline, and employee commendation.
  • Is responsible for the overall succession planning and development of plant management staff.
  • Ensures compliance with all Saputo divisional and corporate policies and procedures.

You Are Best Suited For The Role If You Have....
  • a minimum of 5 years of experience in a plant operations leadership role, preferably in dairy food manufacturing operations plus a bachelor's degree in Food Science, Operations Manufacturing Management or a related field of study.
  • a thorough understanding of regulatory laws, standards and best practices relative to our business.
  • a demonstrated understanding of costs related to dairy manufacturing and packaging.
  • experience developing and managing budgets.
  • experience in successfully influencing, leading, coaching,motivating and leading a team in a "hands-on" environment.
  • an ability to adapt to changing organizationaland operational needs, working across multiple functions and disciplines to meet common objectives.
  • an ability to assess, evaluate, and solve problems.
  • proficiency in SAP, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • an ability to remain approachable and accessible to employees on all shifts, and work some weekends and holidays as needed and can travel as needed.

We Support and Care For Our Employees By Providing Them With...
  • Development opportunities that enhance their career fulfillment.
  • Meaningful compensation & benefits that help them care for their families.
  • Opportunities to contribute to the community and enhance the lives of others through Saputo products.

Saputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in the USA, please click here. (

Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!

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