Plant President

RR Donnelley   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 41 days ago

RRD'S PACKAGING PLATFORM is looking for a Plant President in Kent, WA.

Candidates should have leadership experience within a print/packaging manufacturing operation.

Emerald City provides retail & luxury packaging, folding cartons, in-store marketing displays, structural design and custom color printing to customers nationwide!

The President will provide executive leadership to assigned location towards the development of plans and strategies for continually improving safety, quality, customer relationships, productivity, sales/new business efforts and financial success. Provide leadership through continual employee development, equipment utilization and facilities/systems improvement in all functions. Monitor progress and create action plans as necessary in order to achieve strategic plans, budgets and locations financial success. Complete responsibility and accountability for all aspects of theassigned location.

Duties include:

•Lead the plant to improved safety, quality, productivity and reduction of waste on a consistent and continual basis in each and every process.

•Lead and direct all sales efforts and new business development. Maintain awareness ofcompetitors, satisfaction of customers and market opportunities.

•P&L responsibility for assigned locations, including evaluating the success of assigned locationand informing corporation of results as required.

•Work to improve the performance of employees through consistent and continual leadership in education and training programs.

•Provide guidance and direction to department managers regarding the continual improvement of operations for which they have ownership.

•Review and evaluate manufacturing activities, performances and results. Initiate team action toidentify and remove problems with schedules, excessive costs, materials or other factors affecting quality, safety, service or productivity levels inconsistent with plant continual improvement efforts.

•Maintain open communication with plant employees to improve safety, quality and productivity.

•Insure compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, EEO, and other federal, state and local regulatory agencies.

•Provide reports and feedback of plant performance to Corporate Staff as required.

•Make recommendations regarding hires, terminations, promotions, transfers, training and merit increases of Plant Personnel. Motivate staff in support of department objectives and timely and effective schedules to ensure production goals.

•Demonstrate commitment to continual process improvement efforts in order to assure that all customer expectations (internal and external) are exceeded.

•Perform other related duties and business related as required.

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer



Required Skills

•Technical Capacity

•Leadership

•Communication Proficiency

•Business Acumen

•Presentation Skills

•Collaboration

•Diversity and Inclusion

•Teamwork Orientation

•Project Management

Required Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Industrial Management, Engineering, Graphic Arts or related field.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of sales leadership or management experience within a commercial printing environment.
  • Preferred candidates will also have at least 3 years of print sales experience.
  • Education requirements may be substituted with advanced years of progressive Managerial and/or Executive experience working in a commercial printing/packaging environment.


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