• Brock Grain Systems Plant Manager

    Job Locations US-IN-Milford
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 10:32 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    This role is located in Milford.  Milford is a beautiful Midwest town with affordable living and exceptional school systems.  Milford is just a short drive to several larger cities and attractions (1 hr to Fort Wayne or South Bend, 2 hours to Chicago or Indianapolis, 2.5 hours to Lake Erie and 1.5 hours to Lake Michigan).  This is a great location for anyone looking to end long commutes and live in a scenic area while still maintaining access to big city amenities! 


    Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  


    Then, Brock Grain Systems has a place for you!    


    Who We Are:


    Brock Grain Systems is a division of CTB, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway Company and we have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership in developing, marketing and supporting grain facility solutions worldwide. Our company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri.  We are part of the CTB family and have a history going back more than 60 years. Our national and global success comes from our company strength and dependability, innovative solutions, global capacity, and exceptional service.  We take pride in our reputation for delivering Brock Solid® reliability and durability – as well as being at the forefront of the worldwide challenge to feed a growing population.  So, as a team member you will be part of our mission in developing new technologies to help feed the world!


    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


    What We Offer: 

    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
    • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:


    As the Plant Manager, you will manage the operations – including production, warehouse, maintenance, and facility – to ensure business goals are attained within budget and resource guidelines.


    Your Accountabilities in the Role:

    • You will lead the production and scheduling, following customer expectations, to ensure on-time, complete, and error-free shipments.
    • You will manage and control the related costs of the areas to ensure budget goals are attained.
    • You will create Lean-thinking and 5S initiatives within the facility to continually enhance quality, output, and delivery times.
    • You will manage the safety and maintenance of the facility and equipment – initiating Capital Expense requests where applicable.
    • You will lead, mentor, and develop team members to continually grow competencies within the facility while creating a collaborative work environment that retains top talent.
    • You will interface with customers, Customer Service, and vendors to ensure smooth processes for all involved.


    Position Requirements: 

    • Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, or other related field; or equivalent of coursework and experience; Six Sigma or Lean certifications highly preferred, but not required
    • Experience: 7+ years of progressive Manufacturing and Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment – Including budget responsibility & experience with formalized Quality Management Systems
    • Functional Skills: Strong budgeting, planning, and production scheduling and operation experience; Lean-thinking, Quality Management, and process improvement skills highly preferred; thorough understanding of the complete supply chain process; Safety/OSHA experience; Strong attention to detail as well as solid decision-making skills
    • Technology Skills: Above average experience with ERP systems and Microsoft Office programs
    • Leadership/Behaviors: Servant leadership skills; Ability to mentor, engage, influence, and grow a team; Demonstrates a sense of high-urgency; Experience as a “Change Agent” and ability to lead with a vision to align and motivate small teams
    • Culture Match: The right person will be able to work within a collaborative team environment; Will be good at listening and responding effectively; and will have the natural ability to take a vision and turn it into a concept

    Other Important Information:     


    Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise. 


    This position is eligible for bonus & profit sharing!  And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


    Reports To:     VP GM                                                                                                                                               


    Core Hours:   7:00 am – 5:00 pm (schedule can be flexible; will work approx. 8-9 hours within this timeframe)


    Typical Work Week:  M-F; some weekends required (when applicable); 45 hours a week on average


    Travel:   Limited


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