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Plant Manager

Location: GH Foods Green Cove Springs, FL

Renaissance Food Group is a fresh food company with a mission to create fresh, healthy, good food. Headquartered in Rancho Cordova, CA with four company-owned fresh food facilities located in Sacramento and Riverside, CA; Houston, TX; and Green Cove Springs, FL, we proudly handcraft our Garden Highway branded products on a made-to-order production model. At Renaissance Food Group, we pride ourselves on employee retention by investing in our team members through opportunities for advancement and individual growth. We believe the key to our recipe for success lies within our people, and strive to empower passionate individuals who share the same sense of family, dedication, and pride.

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the overall operations of the company. This position is responsible to ensure all plant operations comply with state and federal regulations and does so at a profit.

TASKS

  • Works with plant staff to ensure profitable operations
  • Works with plant staff to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Tracks company metrics to ensure profitable operations
  • Ensure that company meets safety requirements as outlined by OSHA, federal, state and company regulations.
  • Report on all areas of plant operations back to the owners of the company.
  • Ensure that employees are trained and knowledgeable regarding products and food safety requirements.

QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer aided manufacturing CAM software— CNC Mastercam; Geometric CAMWorks; Siemens NX for Manufacturing
  • Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Industrial control software — Computer numerical control CNC software

COMMUNICATION

  • Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Mathematics — using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

ABILITIES

  • Category Flexibility — the ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • Deductive Reasoning — the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning — the ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Near Vision — the ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Oral Comprehension — the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma required.
  • Previous experience in medium scale food production is preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

Minimal time in cold working environment (approx.. 37F)

Food Safety & Food Security Responsibility:

All persons within the company have responsibilities to ensure that threats to the safety and security of our final product are minimized. Responsibilities for this position include;

  • Compliance with GH Foods’ Good Manufacturing Practices [GMPs]
  • Understanding basic concepts of food borne illness.

Note to Recruiters and Third Party Placement Agencies:

Renaissance Food Group will not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any RFG employee. RFG will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Any unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of RFG and will be processed accordingly.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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