Job Openings >> PLANT MANAGER
Location:Pittsfield, NH

PLANT MANAGER- **Prior Food Production Experience Required**

Do you want to essentially drive your own business? Do you have proven success managing in a fast-paced *food production* environment? We would like to speak with you!! 

We are currently looking for an energetic leader to serve as Plant Manager to team with us in our growth and to manage our two pizza production facilities in Pittsfield, NH.  In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of production and implementation of an Operations Excellence program.

Position Overview/Essential Functions

  • Successful candidate will be a leader with a proven management history of team development and creating new and innovative programs to promote the corporate values and expand business
  • Has achieved extraordinary results in a compact timeframe
  • Ability to work autonomously, within a team environment and possess confident decision making on very important matters
  • Must be comfortable with working employees at all levels, outside vendors, contractors, etc.
  • Must embrace the concept of change management with a progress and positive attitude
  • Is  expected to solve problems through reliance on ingenuity and resourcefulness, within budget
  • Will manage the production and maintenance departments for both facilities
  • Position is a  key role of leadership in implementing our Operations Excellence program
  • Responsibilities also include production control, implementing standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and performance management of production supervisors and a manager


  • 4 year Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent experience is strongly preferred. MBA a plus
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a plant, production or general manager’s role with a strong background in operations in a **food production** environment
  • High speed manufacturing experience is required
  • Industrial food production experience is required, a baking background is preferred.
  • Strong technical background, teamwork, communication and coaching skills are essential
  • Maintaining the plant in superior status with SQF, Organic certifiers, and private label auditors cannot be over emphasized
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong desire to train and coach others to improve performance
  • A strong background in recruiting and hiring the best
  • Possess a courteous and considerate demeanor, with ability and desire to work in a multi-cultural environment
*** Please note, only candidates with prior food production experience will be considered for this role.


  • Self-starter and self-directed
  • Problem solving tenacity
  • Strong skills in Microsoft office
  • The ability to be regarded as a team player by the individuals peers
  • Thrive in an environment of constant change
  • Proven ability to lead a cohesive management team
  • Knowledge of fiscal management and human resource management techniques
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, and supervising. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, problem-solving, and decision making.
  • Have worked in high growth (50+% annual) entrepreneurial environments is a huge plus

      About Us

 Rustic Crust/American Flatbread is a rapidly growing Pizza Crust/ frozen Pizza producer with a history of growing at close to 30% year after year. We achieve this through several key fundamentals: Great products, Consistent Quality,  Proprietary technologies, Customer first, Teamwork, and Continuous improvement.   Rustic Crust/American Flatbread Pizza’s environment is one of high growth, the successful candidate should be able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them.

If you enjoy a new challenge, a demanding environment, teamwork and constant change, and are interested to help drive this great company to the top, then we may have a match, and we invite you to apply. 

If you are interested in this career opportunity and joining our team, please apply online, visit our website at

We offer a great benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, life, LTD, PTO, paid holiday, 401K with company match.

Please note: Candidate must successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EEO



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