ALB - Assistant Plant Manager

Date: Jul 17, 2024

Location: Albertville, AL, US, 35950

Company: Bachoco, S.A. de C.V.

Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has grown from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to join one of the world’s leading chicken producers, Bachoco.


Bachoco USA produces the highest quality chicken products for the U.S. market. Currently, the Bachoco USA family includes more than 4,000 team members who are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world.


Bachoco USA is seeking an Assistant Plant Manager for our Poultry Processing Operations located in Albertville, AL. This Assistant Plant Manager will be responsible for directing all plant management efforts, working with upper management, plant superintendents, supervisors, and outside vendors and contractors including USDA. 


This Assistant Plant Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager position in Albertville, Alabama. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs all plant operations in support of the company goals, objectives, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Works well with management, operations, and cross-functionally.
  • Full understanding of plant operations and ability to manage yields, production, and quality.
  • Must be able to work with all areas of the company (sales, accounting, quality control, etc.) to reach goals.
  • Ability to elaborate and manage the plant budget in accordance with company guidelines and operational goals.
  • Must be able to control/meet yields, pplh, ppmh on the production lines.
  • Adherence to product quality standards and specifications.
  • Responsible to keep the plant in regulations compliance.
  • Manages inventory in support of operational standards and objectives.
  • During the absence of the Plant Manager the Assistant Plant Manager will assume all duties and responsibilities.
  • This is a safety sensitive position.


Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.
  • Previous plant operations management experience.
  • Poultry management experience required.  Experience in Portioning & Further Processing desired.
  • Analytical business knowledge. 


Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages subordinate superintendents, supervisors, and hourly employees at the facility. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises two non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications: 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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

*Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:   Please note that Bachoco USA and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.   In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Bachoco USA and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Bachoco USA.

Nearest Major Market: Albertville