Under the direction of the President, the Plant Manager directs and coordinates the activities of daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
1. Passionately lead and be the subject matter expert of Lean Culture for the plant.
2. Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customer’s expectations.
3. Relentlessly pursue continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery and productivity performance.
4. Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards.
5. Responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping.
6. Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
7. Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus.
8. Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions.
9. Develop a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff.
10. Collect and analyze data to find places of waste and overtime.
11. Commit to plant safety procedures.
12. Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
13. Address employee issues and grievances.
14. Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts.
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.
Education and/or Experience
Requires education generally equivalent to a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with courses in Business Management plus experience of five or more years preferably in a manufacturing environment. Requires proven work experience as a Plant Manager with managerial experience. Adequate knowledge of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes. Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical specifications and procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to use statistical problem solving skills to forecast future sales potential.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, ERP and general computer software.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Requires the ability to operate various office equipment including a computer, scanner and copier. Requires the ability to travel.
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 speak and listen. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls.
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.