Plant Manager

Position: Plant Manager

Salary: $80-110k+ (commensurate with experience) 


Our client, an innovative beverage manufacturing company located in Forestport, NY is seeking a Plant Manager to oversee day to day plant operations. Excellent opportunity to be part of a visionary leadership team looking to build a strong, employee centric company. The Plant Manager will be responsible for increasing efficiencies, reducing costs, and continuous improvement. This is a great opportunity for someone with significant manufacturing experience, strong problem solving skills and leadership qualities. The Plant Manager will directly supervise 6-8 employees and must have excellent communication skills.


  • Responsible for leading efforts to improve plant efficiencies
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving.
  • Responsible for MRP reporting and building best practices for inventory control
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Analyze production and make recommendations for improvement
  • Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Manages capital asset maintenance.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs.
  • Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.


  • Progressive experience in manufacturing required; experience in manufacturing in the food & beverage, dairy or filling industries preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of manufacturing equipment maintenance and repair (electronics, inverters, motors, compressors, generators, hydraulics etc.)
  • Successful track record of making recommendations and implementing procedures to improve efficiencies
  • Leadership skills and the ability to effectively communicate and delegate tasks

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