Plant Manager

Chep   •  

Colton, CA

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

Plant Manager

Position Purpose

This position provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure operating efficiency and the highest level of customer service.  This position is responsible for managing total plant operations and delivering superior customer satisfaction by driving results and exceeding expectations in the key areas of budgeting, compliance, safety programs, and people management.

Number of Reports

Total: 25-80

Direct: 3+

Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Drive innovation, market share growth and customer service by engaging our partners – both internal and external – to thoroughly understand supply chain opportunities  
  • Achieve financial goals by managing productivity, quality and customer service standards
  • Coaches personnel to model the values and culture of the company
  • Communicate effectively with customers, employees, peers, and senior management
  • Collaborate with company network to maximize knowledge of core competencies and best practices
  • Responsibility for ensuring safety, accounting and hiring policies and procedures are known and adhered to by managers and staff
  • Full P& L Responsibility; analyses P/L statements and balance sheets to determine efficiencies and inefficiencies in business practices.
  • Serve as resource to the Director and Regional Manager for special projects, and deliver the overall vision of the Region.


  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Safety
  • Cost Per Metrics
  • CPR
  • Inventory Accuracy
  • On Time Performance
  • Damage Rate
  • Quality
  • Product rejections
  • Allocation compliance

Authority/ Decision Making

  • Operational expenditures
  • Asset sourcing and allocation
  • Recruiting and coaching managers
  • Planning for additional growth for new locations

Key contacts


  • Director, Regional Managers, HR, and Accounting


  • Customers


  • 4 yeardegree or equivalent experience


  • P&L management
  • Results oriented and can meet commitments
  • Proven track record of success and stability
  • Works well unsupervised
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Skills and Knowledge

  • Superior ability to train people and motivate a team
  • Applicants need a good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated solid decision making 
  • Ability to provide new ideas -  “think outside the box" 
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as necessary

Job ID #:8088