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Atlantic Oriental Wholesale Inc.

Job Description:

Plant Manager

Full-time, Salary base $55,000 ~ $70,000

Location: 127 Seal Point Rd, Upper Port La Tour

Job Summary

The Plant Manager will oversee all daily operations of the plant from grading and packing to ensuring
policies and procedures are followed. They develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety,
quality and productivity. The goal is to ensure that operations are carried out in accurate manner and
product quality is in standard so as to ensure profitability and sustainable growth.

  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
  • Be responsible for production output, lobster quality and on-time shipping
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
  • Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
  • Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff
  • Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
  • Commit to plant safety & sanitary procedures accordance to CFIA requirements
  • Address employees’ issues or grievances
  • Continuous effort for improving lobster grading, holding and packing activities efficiency
  • Manage equipment maintenance

Specific Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Plant Manager
  • Proven managerial experience
  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

Security and Safety

  • Bondable

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal masks will be provided

Work Site Environment

  • Office Space
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Time to time, overtime is required depending on the situation and circumstances

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Leadership
To Apply:
Please send Resume to cscott@swemployment.com or drop it off at The Nova Scotia Works Office @ 25D King Street Shelburne.
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