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Plant Manager

Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.
Madisonville, TX 77864
Job Title:                      Plant Manager

Business Unit:             Amycel

Locations:                   Madisonville, Texas              

Reports To:                  Director of Bio Tech

Work Schedule:           Generally, M-F 8am to 5pm  

Travel Time %:            Minimally up to 10%

Position Type:             Full -time

FLSA Status:               Exempt

Position Summary:

The Plant Manager is responsible to direct and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for personnel, production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities.

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the work functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, quality, clean room, shipping and receiving

  • Coordinate plant activities through planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner

  • Implement cost effective systems of control over operating expenditures, manpower and wages

  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards

  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses

  • Coordinate plans to maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary

  • Provide leadership to accomplish the company goals and objectives

  • Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisor

  • Develop and control profits, plans, and budget

  • Coach and develop personnel

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct management performance evaluations

  • Schedule and conduct plant meetings

Supervisory Responsibility:

Direct Reports: HR Specialist, Maintenance Manager, Packing Supervisor, Cooking Supervisor, Clean-room Supervisor and Quality Assurance Supervisor.


In addition to managing current direct reports; this position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management within that department.

  • Responsible for interviewing, selecting and training direct reports

  • Is responsible for reviewing performance and administers corrective action

  • Plans the work schedules, assigns duties, tracks absenteeism and reviews work to ensure quality standards

  • Responsible for monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance

  • Observes and practices safety and housekeeping procedures at all times


  • Planning and Organizing Engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usage, adheres to schedules and plans

  • Creativity and Innovation Initiates conceptual ideas with practical applications, develops creative strategies and opportunities, creative thinking and problem solving, promotes a creative climate

  • Judgment and Decision Making Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making decisions, displays intuitive judgment, shows timeliness and conviction in making recommendations and decisions

  • Teamwork and Relationship-Building Skills Assists team members in accomplishing their objectives by helping things go right, establishes effective working relationships, and promotes team efforts

  • Adaptability and Change Management Skills Ability to change to fit changed circumstances. Has the skill to multi-task and juggle competing priorities

  • Develops Subordinates or Self Helps subordinates learn and grow, maintains current knowledge in the field

  • Communication and Cooperation Effectively communicates upward, downward and laterally. Prevents unproductive responses, improves the effectiveness of communications and interactions with others

  • Accountability and Productivity Holds themselves accountable to team members, accepts responsibility for their own decisions, sustains peak performance and solves problems that impede productivity

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Above average understanding of accounting and financial processes and data

  • Should have basic knowledge of facility engineering, sales, packing processes

  • Advanced interpersonal and supervisory skills.

Education and Work Experience:


  • Bachelors degree in business, accounting, finance, or related

  • 3+ years management experience


  • Minimum 5 years operations experience in mushroom or manufacturing industry

  • Background in Chemistry or Biology

Notice: The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/ Disabled

For full details, including physical demands, request the full job description.


Posted: 2019-05-17 Expires: 2019-06-16

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