• Operations
  • Tigard, OR, USA
  • Full Time


TITLE: Plant Manager

LOCATION: Portland, OR

DEPARTMENT: Operations

REPORTS TO TITLE: Director, Manufacturing


The Plant Manager will plan, control, and administer all plant functions including production, cost, quality, safety, and employee relations and the associated requirements of company policies, plans and directives.  The primary purpose of this job is management.  The job regularly plays a leadership role in the development of policies, plans, and budgets in the Operations group and influences the entire business


  • Production Management
  • Maintenance and Facilities
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety
  • Continuous Improvement
  •  Monitor all operations and processes
  • Prepare operating reports and budgets
  • Maintain a safe work environment and follow all safety regulations
  • Develop strategies to increase productivity and production
  • Practice conflict resolution among departments and employees
  • Report and track expenses to reduce costs
  • Ensure all legal requirements, company safety policies, and local and state health regulations are met

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business; MBA desirable
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment; Broad knowledge of a general technical field such as Engineering, Accounting, Materials, or General Business.  Knowledge of ERP systems.  Experience managing direct reports.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred
  • Leadership; Business Acumen; Problem Solving; Communication; Analytical skill set
  • Union workforce environment; Experience in seasonal CPG business comprised of low volume high mix items is desirable


Offers are contingent on a pre-employment drug test. This is due to federal contracts and our obligation to being a drug-free work place.

Gerber is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a drug free environment. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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