Plant Manager in Hamptonville, NC at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Mgr Production is responsible for planning, managing, and improving the production plant to include: building and managing weekly production plan in conjunction with retail partners; defining staffing needs based on the production plan and managing the workforce; ensuring that policies for quality and safety and adhered to; managing the equipment maintenance program; constantly evaluating and improving productivity. This position typically requires a High School diploma and 5-10 years of experience managing a plant operation.
Essential Functions:
  • Works closely with our retail partners to build a production plan that meets the demands of our customers but does not build unnecessary inventory in our field locations and our plant.
  • Manages plant and equipment maintenance operations to maximize the life, productivity and safety of our equipment.
  • Evaluates staffing needs and hiring practices to ensure we are staffed correctly to meet production needs and identifies and hires the best candidates for our jobs.
  • Ensures that quality standards, including but not limited to cylinder paint and valves, are followed.
  • Incorporates a culture of safety throughout the plant and ensures that all safety policies are followed.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills with plant employees, management, retail and support groups.
  • Incorporates a hands-on management style.
  • Analyzes, recommends, and implements quality and cost saving improvements.
Experience:
  • High School diploma
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years managing a plant operation.
  • 5-10 years successful people management experience.
  • A proven record of strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Experience managing plant and equipment maintenance.
Ferrellgas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive cafeteria style benefits package, a wellness credit, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid holidays, vacation, and bonus potential.