Assistant Plant Manager
Posted on: June 9, 2021
This position is
responsible for assisting the Plant Manager in planning, leading,
guiding, directing, and managing a large site consistent with
policies and procedures of Smithfield as well as with Federal,
state and local law. Accountable for the high quality of all
products produced, the profitability of the facility, the safety of
employees, security of the facility, budget planning, management
and control, human resource utilization and treatment, and the
development of a total employee team. Indirectly responsible that
plant labor, raw material, yields; supplies, waste and human
resources are managed in the most effective manner, resulting in a
positive contribution to the bottom line of the company
Yield & Labor
achievable goals and follows up all progress; positive or
Trains and coaches supervisors/management to
recognize opportunities and realize their impact on the
Tracks progress of yields, labor, and all related
Identifies opportunities and implement
Works to ensure operation is functioning to cost
and budget so all aspects of the operation contribute to the total
Safety & Quality
manages, and directs all support staff activities to include
HR/Safety, Food Safety/QA, Accounting, Maintenance and Production
Enables plant to ensure all aspects of the
operation are consistent, and operates within Smithfield's
Facilitates a profitable operation that produces
safe quality products efficiently.
In the absence of
the Plant Manager, this individual is responsible to complete or
delegate the completion of all required tasks and
statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other
duties as assigned.
To 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 to
perform the essential functions.
(B.A.) from four-year college or university in Agriculture, Animal
Science, Business or related field and 8+ years’ experience in
knowledge and understanding of yields, plant efficiencies, and
of OSHA, USDA and Food Safety regulations.
different pork products and the Meat Industry,
Ability to work
with, and lead, a diverse workforce.
Knowledge of SAP
and Microsoft software (Excel and Word).
thinking and problem solving skills.
communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both
written and verbal formats.
High level of
organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning, and
interpersonal, technical and presentation skills.
Must be able to
travel 10% of the time and work nights &
work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong
working relationships and a positive work environment.
- Assists the Plant
Manager in having responsibility for the overall direction,
coordination, and evaluation of the specified plant, which includes
all managers, supervisors, office workers, and production
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's
policies and applicable laws.
include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning,
assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding
and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in
providing appropriate resolutions.
environment characteristics & physical demands described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- The plant
environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather
related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near
moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles,
- Noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the
- Occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds.
- Specific vision
abilities required include close vision, distance vision and
ability to adjust focus.
- Frequently required
to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with
hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or
To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since
1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000
European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food.
and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our
ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by
2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and
have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors
in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality
iconic brands, such as Smithfield®,
among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status,
status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status
or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
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