Plant Manager - Ethanol Mfr in Sioux City, IA

$120K - $140K(Ladders Estimates)

ethanol manufacturing   •  

Sioux City, IA 51111

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


8 - 10 years

Posted 8 days ago

  by    Gary Daugenti

Growing ethanol manufacturer is looking for a plant manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop track and champion operations Key Performance Indicator's (KPI's).
  • Instill and drive Employee Engagement and company's Mission, Vision and Values through operations
  • Responsible for planning/scheduling, directing, and coordinating the operations
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize daily, weekly, and monthly objectives based on business need, product introduction, equipment efficiency and materials.
  • Ensures labor cost, equipment efficiency and material are optimized.
  • Champion, lead and execute cost reduction/continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring completion of Job Hazard Analysis, Near Miss Hazard and Behavioral Observations reports accurately and timely.
  • Champion Safety and ensure achievement of the plant's safety objectives.
  • Complete all areas of Functional Area Tactical Plan.
  • Manage, direct and supervise up to 100 employees.
  • Ensure customer demands (including material specs, delivery dates) are achieved on time, at the highest level of quality.
  • Work closely with Sales and Customer Service to proactively address any specification or on-time and full delivery issues


  • Bachelors degree
  • 8+ years of plant management experience in the ethanol manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop individuals and teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to enforce root case analysis of quality issues and requirements
  • Experience with operating and capital budget development and management
  • Ability to provide oral and written communication to all levels of employees within the Company
  • Strategic mindset; ability to work in a rapidly changing and growing environment

Valid Through: 2019-11-7

$144K - $168K
$120K - $140K base, benefits, relocation, 401k bonus