Pinnacle Renewable Energy Plant Manager Full Time in Houston, BC

Pinnacle Renewable Energy

Branch Houston BC CA

Plant Manager
Houston, BC

5 years of progressive Plant Management experience, preferably in wood products manufacturing. Stays current with production management best practices, lean…

The Plant Manager is responsible for the overall execution of Safety, Culture, Leadership and Plant Operations leading a high performing team who embody Pinnacle’s culture and values: Passionate Integrity, Energized People & Sustainably Driven.

This senior leader safely and efficiently produces high quality wood pellets on time & on budget with the support of a team of high performing, committed employees. The Plant Manager ensures all targets, budgets and objectives are achieved.

Overall responsibilities include:
Operations Strategy

Takes a lead by example approach to Owning Safety , at home and work.

Owns and safely delivers on production, on time, on budget and on quality. Allocates resources effectively and fully utilizes assets to produce optimal results.

Executes the annual budget, minimize costs and expenditures, maintain financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.

Provides a clear sense of direction and focus to the team.

Ensure raw fibre inventory is adequate to meet plant requirements for volume and cost.

Oversees the maintenance of all plant assets, ensuring short and long range planning occurs to limit downtime.

Leads the coordination of rail car requirements and loading schedules with logistics team.

Implements Capital projects; Safely, on time, on budget.

Meet plant targets by working in conjunction with corporate support groups such as Safety, Central Operations and Human Resources.

Leadership & Management

Champions the Pinnacle Owning Safety culture; leads, creates and maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legislation and regulations.

Creates and maintains strong relationships with key stakeholders (Senior Leadership, Plant Management, Central Operations, Corporate).

Excels at communication, establishes clear expectations; uses great tools to measure and monitor performance and a clear accountable system to track & report actions.

Sets and owns performance standards, communicates to team and holds accountable through regular communication forums. Completes regular performance reviews and feedback opportunities.

Coaches on the fly, builds and maintains strong working relationships and proactively mitigates employee relations situations through these relationships.

Champions onboarding & orientation, providing consistent & coordinated experiences for new hires

Champions change to drive improved performance. Stays current with production management best practices, lean manufacturing, increases knowledge through educational opportunities; reads technical publications.

Maintains HR records and documentation.

Minimum Requirements (Education, Qualifications, Skills, Abilities):

5 years of progressive Plant Management experience, preferably in wood products manufacturing.

5 years’ experience leading and motivating high performing teams; experience leading in a Unionized environment an asset.

Post-secondary degree or diploma in business, operations, a related technical field or relevant focus is an asset. Strong knowledge of business and management principles; budgeting, planning, resource allocation, human resources.

Previous experience implementing and using continuous improvement tools such as problem solving, Six Sigma, or lean manufacturing.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time and on budget.

Effective leadership and influencing skills.

Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment.

Strong stakeholder management focus.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Proficient with personal computers and business applications, including the ability to learn new systems and use Microsoft Office products to analyze data and trends.

Personal Characteristics :
Authentic, respectful, diplomatic & thoughtful.

Adept listener who is open to feedback.

Proven leader who works tirelessly to make those around them better.

Ability to prioritize and coordinate work within a team while instilling a strong sense of urgency.

Demonstrates a hands-on attitude and an attention to detail.

Demonstrates a willingness to pitch in wherever needed.

Able to succeed in a changing environment.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Houston, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-10-29
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