Plant Manager


Opelika, AL

Industry: Automotive


8 - 10 years

Posted 65 days ago

  by    Eric Berg

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Plant Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determines and establishes long-term and short-term objectives consistent with the business strategy, financial targets, sales forecasts and other related factors.
  • Responsible for the overall business P&L.
  • Develops and proposes an Annual Plan and Capital Expense budget.
  • Develops the weekly operating forecast, measures result and develops actions to correct any gaps or deficiencies.
  • Executes to the approved plan and budget.
  • Actively coaches and develops direct reports.
  • Encourages the development of improved manufacturing methods, layouts, equipment, and techniques. Conducts a continuous cost reduction program throughout the plant.
  • Plans, organizes and implements the necessary controls and measurements to ensure the efficient, cost effective manufacturing operations that obtain objectives in the areas of Safety, Productivity, Cost, Quality and Customer Satisfaction.
  • Works directly with suppliers and internal.
  • Reviews plant results both with division and corporate leadership as well as plant-based personnel.
  • Ensures quality standards are met through testing products as necessary, identifying root cause for any defects and implementing action plans to remove manufacturing deficiencies.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required (Engineering focus strongly desired)
  • Minimum 8+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Significant experience (ideally 5+ years) in a Plant Manager role in a large manufacturing facility ,large Plant a plus
  • Automotive manufacturing experience
  • Experience implementing Lean Manufacturing
  • ISO or IATF16949 certified manufacturing environment experience

Compensation & Benefits

  • Excellent base salary and targeted annual bonus structure


  • manufacturing:8 plus
  • Lean Manufacturing: 3 years
  • Plant Management in a large manufacturing facility: 5 plus years
  • ISO or IATF16949 mfg. environment automotive/commercial


$110K - $160K
$110K - $160K base, plus bonus bonus