Assistant Plant Manager

Madisonville, LA 70447

Industry: Manufacturing & Engineering Job Number: JN -032019-34464 Pay Rate: $90,000 - $110,000

We are searching for an Assistant Plant Manager for a well-established, growing company! The ideal candidate for the Assistant Plant Manager will be responsible for the execution of the plant's vision and mission through strategic coordination of all of the plant's resources, under the direction of the Plant Manager.

Assistant Plant Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production in regard to efficiency and safety to ensure production goals are met and yields are within an acceptable range. Must be proficient in MS Excel to track sales, production, and inventory levels to ensure proper scheduling of production runs.
  • Balance maintenance operations and production need to help prioritize work orders to ensure the production team is able to operate at an optimal level.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all systems in regard to product safety, GMP s, legality, regulatory compliance, and quality are maintained at all times.
  • Cross train in all Plant Manager functions to be able to act in Plant Manager's absence. Functions include scheduling, staffing, inventory management, P&L analysis, and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure that Senior Production Manager is trained to act in your absence and fully understands his/her role and how it relates to product safety, product quality, and regulatory compliance.

Assistant Plant Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience in related field
  • Supervisory experience in Food Manufacturing or related Field
  • HACCP certification
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Experience with ERP system
  • Minimum one-year managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
Assistant Plant Manager Compensation & Benefits:
  • Base salary of $90K - $110K, based on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 401k

Andy Culpepper

I enjoy helping people further their careers and love the excitement of finding the right person for the right company.  

  • Andy Culpepper joined Goodwin Recruiting in January 2019.  
  • He has more than 18 years’ experience in manufacturing. From Distribution Manager to Production Manager to Plant Manager, Andy has seen and done it all! 
  • Andy and his wife, Jessica, are newlyweds who eloped to Las Vegas and now enjoy their new home on a lake outside of Jackson, Mississippi.  
  • Andy spends his spare time cheering on the New Orleans Saints and the Mississippi State Bulldogs.  
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