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Plant Manager- Newburgh

Newburgh, NY 12550, USA Req #765
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Company

Arctic Glacier is a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium quality packaged ice products, primarily under the brand name Arctic Glacier ® Premium Ice.  We are the largest producer of packaged ice in Canada and are one of the largest producers in the United States, serving over 75,000 retail, commercial and industrial customer locations.  From our North American headquarters in New Jersey, we provide direction to facilities operating in six Canadian provinces and nineteen US states.


What We Value

Our people are our greatest asset. By supporting their ability to work effectively together and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that Arctic Glacier Premium Ice is the kind of company where talented people of all backgrounds want to work.


The Opportunity


Plant Manager

Reporting to the Area Vice President, the Plant Manager will be responsible for our Newburgh and Albany location, developing business strategies and managing operational activities in order to achieve established goals and operational objectives ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards. This position will manage various areas of the operation such as planning, production, warehouse, quality, maintenance, safety and labor relations.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Establish and manage plant operational budgets and implement actions to control day-to-day costs and achieve financial objectives.

  • Establish workforce and capital requirements to meet business strategies.

  • Develop and execute business plans and KPI’s that align with corporate objectives by setting plant objectives and implementing necessary actions to attain them.

  • Ensure efficiency of operations by optimizing resources.

  • Responsible for promoting health and safety culture by taking proactive actions and eliminating health and safety risks.

  • Manage continuous improvement integration and cost reduction methods.

  • Effectively communicate plant goals, objectives and results to various levels of the organization.

  • Ensure training, communication, and initiatives are effectively communicated to production employees.

  • Create and maintain a safe plant environment with tools, machinery and equipment is in good working order.

  • Work in compliance with company standards, State and Federal government regulations and food safety quality standards.


Skills Requirements and Competencies:

  • The ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years’ experience working within a manufacturing environment in a leadership role, preferably in the food industry.  
    Strong technical knowledge of mechanical equipment. 

  • Knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, inventory processes.
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.  
  • Ability to work within a team environment dealing with high pressure situations.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Power Point, Excel and Outlook.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  



Arctic Glacier is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Arctic does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Newburgh, NY 12550, USA