Plant Manager

Primary Functions:

  • Provides leadership in the management and administration of the processing division to ensure the most efficient and highest quality production.
  • Provides consultation and direction necessary to enable departments to meet their operational objectives.
  • Helps develop and carry out strategic plans and programs in processing to produce the most profitable product mix and stable sales program.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and directs the programs and activities of plant department heads.
  • Develops, coordinates and follows through on strategic operational plans.
  • Works with Division Manager in assessing and action planning organization design in maintaining the most efficient and effective organization arrangement.
  • Selects and terminates department managers and other immediate subordinates.
  • Reviews on a daily basis reports on yield, grade, inventory and other cost reports to ensure awareness of any deviation from the norm and to spot trends and make necessary adjustments.
  • Reviews, evaluates and approves departmental budgets to insure their compatibility with division goals and objectives.
  • Implements corrective actions for substandard performance in each department.
  • Provides Division Manager with reports and information as necessary or required that will enable a critical review of the processing operations and to provide constructive advice for improvement.
  • Formulates and oversees development of short and long term strategic plans for the processing division.
  • Clarifies and works toward explicit understanding of Sanderson Farms’ policies and procedures.
  • Reviews and evaluates weekly & monthly reports.
  • Participates with Sales Manager in scheduling customer visits for prospective customers.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective employee relations climate as well as safety consciousness.
  • Maintains high level awareness of trends in the poultry industry.
  • Actively pursues acquisition of information and/or skills related to the management of processing division and related services.
  • Represents Sanderson Farms in industry groups, governmental bodies as well as community groups.
  • Maintains current awareness of governmental regulations as well as possible new legislation affecting the poultry industry.

Position Requirements:

  • Academic: Bachelor’s degree in Poultry Science, Business Administration, or related area or equivalent experience.
  • Experience:  Five years management experience in poultry processing or equivalent

City: McComb
State: Mississippi
Date Posted: November 4, 2016
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