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The Plant Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and management to plant operations.   Through hands-on leadership, you will provide management oversight for the day-to-day operations and proper functioning of the facility to include Production, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance, Production Planning, Human Resources, EH&S, Shipping & Receiving.  With ownership of the plant P&L, the Plant Manager is responsible for controlling costs and driving performance. Ensuring efficiency, safety, quality throughout the plant is the top priority.   This position will support and create processes and activities within functional areas, and work to support the development of new business and maintenance of current business.  As the strategic leader, the individual should strive to identify process improvement opportunities to drive efficiency and oversee operational performance to ensure consistent and superior customer service.  The Plant Manager will work with the leadership team to build strong culture that develops employees. 


Specific Responsibilities:
Supervise direct and coordinate personnel activities concerned with production.
Manage performance and development of all of their direct reports.
Developing and implement the plant’s annual budget as well as carrying out the annual strategic plans of the facility
Interact with plant leadership team to establish production and quality standards.
Plan and direct production activities and priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
Coordinate production activities along with procurement, maintenance, production planning, safety and quality control activities to obtain optimal use of employee and equipment resources.
Review and analyze production to determine causes on non-conformity with production specifications and operating or production problems.
Maintain collaboration and effective communication with all appropriate parties, develops and implements methods and procedures to eliminate operation problems and improve product quality.
Communicate and coordinates with engineering to maintain machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
Actively manage production scheduling while effectively communicates any changes in schedules, production or procedures to all shifts and employees.

Job Requirements
Position Requirements:

In addition to the qualifications and experience listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or equivalent work experience
Minimum of ten (10) years manufacturing experience in positions of increasing responsibility including five (5) plus years in a management role including Plant Superintendent or Plant Manager.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in high-speed metal packaging related to the manufacture or use of Beverage, Food or Aerosol packaging
Technical and Functional competencies

Highly motivated, driven and results oriented
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach.
Working knowledge of principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations including SPC, Six Sigma, 5S, SMED and Lean Manufacturing.
Working knowledge of accounting and financial aspects of manufacturing.
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing operation.
Must believe in the team approach to solving problems and must have proven success in coaching & leading teams to resolve specific problems.
Fundamental understanding of HR/IR laws, rules and regulations.
Ability to create employee training and development plans and willingness to act in the role of a mentor.
Demonstrated employee relations skills and the ability to motivate people
Experience developing, building and maintaining strong business partnerships
Strong relationship management, interpersonal, listening and communication skills
Effective communicator in both written and verbal correspondence as well as an effective presenter.
Strong knowledge of PC’s and software programs Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Approximately 10% travel will be required
Travel 10 - 20%

COMPENSATION $120,000 - $135,000
DATE POSTED 07/11/2018

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