OKC - Plant Manager 1
Oklahoma City, OK 
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Job Description

Over the past 80 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world's largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company's core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.

OK Foods, Inc. is seeking a Plant Manager for our Further Processing Operations located in Oklahoma City, OK. This 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 Plant Manager reports directly to the Business Unit Complex Manager located in Fort Smith, Arkansas headquarters operations.

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.
  • Manages 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.
  • Manages inventory in support of operational standards and objectives.
  • During the absence of the Plant Manager the Plant Superintendent will assume all duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications and Education:

- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or equivalent education and experience.

- Previous plant operations management experience.

- Poultry experience strongly preferred. Further Processing desired.

- Analytical business knowledge.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages subordinate superintendents, supervisors, and hourly employees at the Oklahoma City 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.


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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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