General Manager

JBS   •  

Council Bluffs, IA

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 100 days ago

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Our Company, Your Opportunity:            

Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs.  Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods.  This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse.  This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world.  The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats.  This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.


Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.






The PlantGeneral Manager provides overall direction and leadership for all facility and departmental activities associated with the manufacturing, operations and warehousing product in a safe, profitable and efficient manner while compliant with company goals and procedures. Ensures that objectives are achieved at the lowest cost consistent with quality requirements. Delegates’ authority to key supervisors in production, production control, methods, cost accounting, maintenance, and related operations. Directs all functions involved such as maintenance, manufacturing, production, purchasing, accounting, and administration










Manages the facility by directing and coordinating activities that support the company goals, objectives, plans and policies


  • Direct activities designed to achieve the business plan for profit, growth, and competitive advantage
  • Aligns resources to produce within budgeted targets
  • Achieve quality standards for all product produced and shipped
  • Accountable for employee safety and environmental compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Insures all reporting is accurate and current


  • Maintains a safe work place by implementing safe work practices consistent with company policies
  • Overseas production processes designed for optimal efficiency and output
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives to improve product quality, food safety, and lower manufacturing costs
  • Guide maintenance preventive, predictive, and planned programs to optimize asset utilization and  asset life
  • Provides technical support and skills to optimize material utilization, formulation, materials, and resources
  • Executes management practices designed to yield a higher return on investments and greater cash flow
  • Develops and executes strategies aligned with best practices and company objectives
  • Utilizes team leadership skills to drive high performance across the organization
  • Responsible for coaching, guiding, and providing employee performance reviews
  • Responsible for plant security and accountable for all assets and materials
  • Compliant with financial controls and reporting policy requirements.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions:


  • 5-10 years of production management experience with responsibility for financial results
  • Thorough knowledge of meat processing, food plant sanitation, HACCP, food safety, and quality
  • Demonstrated experience managing and leading a diverse workforce with direct and indirect reports


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to walk for long periods of times, sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

  • Food Manufacturing operations


Educational Requirement:

High School Diploma/GED. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. DIRECTLY RELATED work experience will be accepted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the educational requirement.