Plant Manager in Lathrop, CA at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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    Lathrop, CA
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Job Description

For more than 70 years, people all across America have relied on Ferrellgas for their home, business, and agricultural needs.
Why work at Ferrellgas? Because Ferrellgas maintains a friendly, family, competitive atmosphere within a growing Organization that currently stands second largest in the U.S. Our blue trucks stand at the forefront of green efforts by means of new propane fueled initiatives such as autogas. Performance improvement is expected and is facilitated through in house competitions and annual employee recognition awards.
We strive to hire and retain the most elite employees, several of which have been featured in Ingram's "Top 40 under 40" lists. Not only does Ferrellgas care about the Employee, we care about the Employee's family as well; which is why we offer a scholarship program for the children of our Employees. Not to mention Ferrellgas is a Fortune 1000 company!
If you want to be part of a winning Organization, join the Ferrellgas Team today!
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.
  • 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.


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