Plant Manager

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New Orleans, LA

Industry: Chemicals

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8 - 10 years

Posted 349 days ago

  by    Alison Bolt

Duties and Responsibilities

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 abilities required.

  • Directly supervise business unit employees in accordance with Company policies and applicable laws;
  • Establish operational procedures for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of products, and keeping of plant inventory;
  • Coach employees for attainment of Company and individual goals and objectives in accordance with Company guidelines, and performance management system;
  • Daily production and operations scheduling;
  • Oversee hiring and disciplinary actions;
  • Understand production flow and work with site supervisors to achieve production expectations;
  • Maintain a safe and environmentally responsible working environment;
  • Analyze the financial impact of the day to day operations as well as the long term decisions;
  • Review and recommend/implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency and quality of product (continued improvement);
  • Analyze and resolve work issues and/or assist workers in solving work issues;
  • Initiate plans to motivate employees to achieve higher performance;
  • Develop a culture within the business to foster teamwork;
  • Plant operation supervision including but not limited to lumber storage and handling; inventory rotation; truck loading and unloading; special order fulfillment; plant maintenance; product packaging, and traffic;
  • Accurately and timely communicate Company priorities, goals, and policies in the areas including but not limited to safety, environmental health, quality, productivity, and human resources;
  • Assist in creating and distributing financial analysis, business plans, budgets, forecasts and expectations, monthly and/or annually as required;
  • Establish and monitor performance metrics;
  • Accurately and timely communicate Company priorities, goals, and policies in the areas including but not limited to safety, environmental health, quality, productivity and human resources

Qualifications / Physical Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university, preferred; 7 + years of progressive experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education including leadership of other personnel.