Costa Rica

Position/Title: Plant Manager

Reporting Structure:

  • The Plant Manager reports to VP and
  • The following positions directly report to the Plant Manager:
    • Manufacturing Supervisors
    • QC Supervisor
    • Chemist
    • Maintenance Supervisor

Key Job Tasks:

To plan, organize and control the production both inside and outside the organization to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to planned standards.

  • Plan the production schedule for all open jobs
  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • Determine the human resources required
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification, and procurement
  • Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Enforce quality control tracking programs to meet quality objectives
  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • Set production budgets
  • Manage production budgets
  • Implement cost control programs
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree - business administration, management, engineering or industrial technology
  • knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • knowledge of raw materials
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of business, finance, and management principles
  • knowledge of human resource principles and practices
  • knowledge of machines and tools
  • knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices
  • soIid computer skills

Business Operations

    • Ensure that all operational information in enterprise ERP system is
  • Other Duties
    • As assigned by the President or VP and COO
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