CHS - Great Falls has an exciting opportunity in our Animal Nutrition group. We are looking for a Feed Plant Manager to oversee our operations. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be detail oriented.
Manage the total operation of the feed production facility according to divisional objectives while maintaining the efficiency necessary to achieve a maximum margin of profit.
Evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically report these results to the Director.
Oversee the daily manufacturing schedule and logistics of feed operations.
Supervise and support training of all plant personal with emphasis on improving productivity, food safety, and developing a safe working environment.
Coordinate ingredient purchasing, formulation and pricing with Central Support office.
Coordinate and supervise ordering, receiving and positioning of ingredient inventories.
Supervise plant transportation fleet to assure efficient use and customer service/satisfaction. Insure DOT compliance.
Supervise office functions including accurate accounting and reporting.
Initiate budget consistent with plant needs and corporate goals. Monitor daily operations and expenses to fall within budgetary guidelines.
Coordinate and submit required requisition request for spending approval of plant supplies and repair parts purchases.
Monitor and insure customer credit levels are maintained. Insure company credit policy is enforced.
Evaluate and make recommendations to improve existing programs of manufacturing facility housekeeping, safety and equipment maintenance to avoid breakdowns and limit safety hazards.
Supervise and assure that plant is operated in a safe, clean and efficient manner, complying with all company and government regulations.
Manage the staff through responsible training, clear job assignment definition and explanation, correct deficient performance, and effectively reward and develop all employees.
Provide work direction to the department supervisors and staff.
Oversee, monitor, and enforce all company policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree (additional years of experience may offset education requirement)
5 years of operations & manufacturing experience
3 years of supervising experience
Working knowledge and experience with government regulations
Proficient computer skills
Knowledge of Safe Feed / Safe Food programs
Animal nutrition experience