iLocatum

Waterbury, VT

Plant Manager – Food

Our food processing plant supervisor oversees the production of healthy and refreshing vegan food products. Our products are refrigerated, probiotic, non-GMO, and gluten-free, and they are distributed to over 2000 grocery retailers and natural food stores across the country.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will develop and execute a clear vision, strategy, and tactical plans for achieving excellence in operations, maintenance, and safety.

You will provide visible and actionable leadership to ensure that our finished goods are produced according to specifications, meeting food safety requirements and cost targets.

You will actively participate in the day-to-day operations of production, packaging, and distribution.

You will lead initiatives to expand our product line.

You will develop and maintain robust food safety protocols to ensure compliance.

You will be responsible for establishing a continuous improvement framework.

You will measure and ensure the achievement of key goals and objectives related to safety, maintenance programs, food safety and compliance, cost savings, and margin improvement.

You will collaborate with ownership on plant improvement and growth initiatives.

You will manage the hiring, training, and performance reviews of employees.

Qualifications:

We require at least 10 years of progressive leadership experience in relevant commercial food operations.

You should have strategic and tactical expertise and experience with quality and compliance standards.

You should have the ability to improve existing systems or procedures, leading to significant new ideas or approaches.

You should have an understanding of yields, plant efficiencies, and operations procedures.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite is required.

We offer a base salary of $100-115K plus a 20% performance bonus based on established and achieved KPIs. Additionally, we provide a 401K plan, monthly insurance stipend, paid vacation and holidays, and relocation assistance.

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