Director Plant Operations

Shearer’s is seeking a Plant Director to lead our Hermiston, OR site.  You will be responsible for leading this plant’s manufacturing and functional operations, achieving customer satisfaction and critical business objectives and building an empowered team. You’ll need previous experience providing leadership, direction, and change management, while developing and implementing your manufacturing strategy- including continuous improvement and lean/pillar methods.

You’ll have honed your skills in Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Team Building and Customer Relationships.

We’d be interested in talking with you if you have:

  1. Plant management leadership experience in a food/beverage or CPG manufacturing environment
  2. A track record of results in leading Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives
  3. Built, Developed and Lead high-performing manufacturing teams
  4. Interfaced with customers regarding product, quality, and service requirements.
  5. Worked with Continuous Improvement/Lean methods and tools (Total Production Maintenance, Centerlines, CIL’s, Defect Handling, 5S, Quick Changeover)

Education and other Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Technical or related field. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in plant management or senior production operations management roles of increasing responsibility in food or CPG manufacturing environments.
  • Has lead organizational transformation (change management & turnaround) with successful results.       
  • Expertise in leading manufacturing operations, including production planning, safety initiatives, production scheduling, line setup and change out, production control, and production optimization.
  • Expertise in manufacturing standards and metrics (e.g., KPIs) for safety, quality, production, labor and material variances, and employee relations and retention; establishes a culture of accountability through individual and team metrics.

Relocation provided.

Shearer’s Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

To all recruitment agencies:  Shearer’s Snacks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. Shearer’s is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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