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Job Summary

General Manager

Alchemy is pleased to be partnering with an innovative and fast-growing food production business in their search for a General Manager to join their team in North East Oklahoma.

The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing plant performance, quality assurance, safety and efficiency and staff management. 


  • Manage plant performance, ensuring company goals relating to quality, food safety, humane handling, yield, productivity, cost, and safety are met or exceeded 
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve plant performance and ensure output schedules are able to meet sales requirements 
  • Establish and control manufacturing policies and procedures, ensuring efficiency 
  • Investigate product quality and manufacturing problems in partnership with Quality Assurance Manager to implement solutions that are in line with regulatory guidelines 
  • Schedule audits on food safety systems and ensure compliance to quality and regulatory standards
  • Ensure all employees adhere to humane handling, health, safety, cleanliness procedures. Ensure compliance with USDA, SSOP, HACCP, and OSHA programs
  • Handle and investing customer complaints regarding quality and food safety 
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and preventative maintenance 
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and champion cross-functional knowledge
  • Keep company management up to date with significant issues in plant activities, and advise on actions being taken to address them
  • Develop product specifications to address customer needs, in collaboration with the Sales team
  • Manage a team of staff within the plant, including scheduling, mentoring, and coaching, performance monitoring and improvement plans and disciplinary action
  • Work with HR to recruit, interview and onboard new staff. Make recommendations for promotions and raises. 
  • Previous experience as a General Manager/Plant Manager in a similar business 
  • Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels
  • Experience managing staff

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Job Summary

Reference: 11445

Location: Oklahoma, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 11 Nov 2020