Plant Manager in South Boston, VA at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 3/15/2024

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Job Title: Plant Manager 

City: South Boston / State: Virginia                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Plant Manager located at our manufacturing facility in South Boston, VA.

Your Role:

The Plant Manager is responsible for providing leadership for all production and service activities of the plant; including Warehouse, Logistics, Maintenance, Engineering, EH&S and Human Resources to ensure safety, quality, food safety, productivity, and cost and customer service expectations are met. This role will support the Company’s Mission, Vision, Values, Goals and Business Objectives through continuous improvement and process development projects and support Lean Manufacturing initiatives. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Create a plant environment where employees are involved in creating a safe, clean and team-oriented workplace.
  • Organize, manage and lead the plant operations staff responsible for safety, quality, productivity and machine improvements and employee development.
  • Utilize Lean system tools to eliminate waste, ensure people have the skills and means to meet objectives and meet customer requirements on a just-in-time basis.
  • Responsible for annual plant operating goals and strategic initiatives as agreed upon with executive team.
  • Prepare and obtain approval for manufacturing budgets and standards. Routinely review budget to ensure appropriate budget levels based on current business needs.
  • Manage the overall plant operational budgets including staffing, cost, service levels, quality, and OEE improvements.
  • Represent company in community (state & local level) where appropriate. Display high ethical standards, conducting all business and personal interactions with the highest integrity.
  • Be aware of the plant environmental programs, which include adherence to federal, state, county, city and company environmental policies.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal restrictions that affect employee safety, health, rights to equal opportunity, fair pay, privacy and freedom from discrimination.
  • Maintain an effective process of both internal and external communication that will support Company’s Mission, Vision, Values, goals and business objectives.
  • Coach and develop the people in the organization to ensure they work to their maximum potential.
  • Perform work in a safe manner that protects and promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment.
  • Understand, promote, assist and adhere to all Environmental, Health and Safety Principles and be accountable to conforming to them at all times. Be accountable for assuring compliance with EHS Policies and support the facility safety, environmental and health programs.
  • Responsible to comply with the SQF and GMP practices and programs to ensure safe food packaging product and to report food safety problems to those with authority to take action.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for creating a safe, clean, and team-oriented workplace that strives towards continuous improvement. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

You will love it here if…

  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help others succeed
  • You are committed to excellence
  • You pay great attention to detail and are well organized
  • You work well with others, promote collaboration and knowledge sharing

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Business, Operations or another related field.
  • 10+ years of professional progressive experience in plant operations roles.
  • Prior team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching and mentoring a diverse staff.
  • Solid business acumen experience with a strong understanding of the P&L, annual budget, capital projects, productivity improvement initiatives, metrics development and maintenance.
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and challenge a diverse group of managers and leaders to achieve/exceed performance expectations.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Solid project management capabilities with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously from origin through execution.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during key business deadlines.
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Proficiency in SAP or Oracle
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement Processes such as 5S, Value Streams, Six Sigma, or TPM


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Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, genetics, or disability.

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