As the leader of the manufacturing plant, the Plant Manager is accountable for leading a team that meets or exceeds customer, productivity, quality and financial goals. With the ultimate responsibility for the P&L of this location, the Plant Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of plant operations and maintenance. This position supports company/division initiatives and balances strategic planning with day-to-day operational excellence. The Plant Manager is expected to establish and inspire a culture that embraces safety, teamwork, inclusion, accountability, employee development and open communication in a manner that positively impacts our employees, customers, community and key performance metrics.
Responsibilities: Strategic and Operational Planning and Execution
? Establish and communicate a vision for the plant that motivates employees and connects to corporate/divisional strategies.
? Lead the annual operating planning process for the plant.
? Direct and manage key operational functions including production, maintenance, shipping and receiving, quality and manufacturing engineering.
? Develop/monitor plant and cell metrics that drive safety, quality and financial goals.
? Develop and manage inventory levels that will support divisional sales service objectives.
? Supervise the development of weekly production planning forecasts based on historical data, customer input, and information from the operations leadership and sales.
? Create the overall strategy for the plant including a long range capital plan and roadmap to execute.
Customer Service and Quality Assurance
? Facilitate a culture that enhances customer service and quality assurance.
? Develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and internal partners.
? Assure all production orders are completed on schedule, per budget, and at the quality levels developed by divisional management to satisfy the requirements of internal and external customers.
?Bachelor's degree in engineering or a business related field. Experience in lieu of education.
? Ten or more years of progressive Manufacturing experience and a minimum of five years in a leadership role.
? Experience in working within fast paced, complex, dynamic business environment.
? People oriented and results driven.
? Demonstrated strong leadership, team building, coaching and the ability to build a culture and motivate people is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical. Must be highly motivated and results oriented.
? Experience maintaining positive relationships with customers and suppliers.
? Strong skills in using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
? A high degree of decision-making authority is required to maintain on-time delivery in this just-in- time/ship-by-shift environment.