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PLANT MANAGER SUMMARY

Leading manufacturing Company seeks experienced manager and proven leader to oversee all plant operations. Demonstrated track record of increasing leadership positions and career success required. Key objectives include (a) ensuring production and delivery of top quality product, (b) ensuring the company’s production team is well trained and stable, (c) establishing/refining plant policies and procedures, (d) vetting production processes, (e) determining realistic plant production goals, (f) planning for increased production capacity, (g) fostering a strong employee environment through clear and consistent communication and (h) driving cost and quality initiatives in all cases using technology, lean principles and good manufacturing practices (GMP’S).

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PLANT MANAGER PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for plant production goals and continuous improvements including the use of lean principles.
  • Develop a well-trained, motivated supervisory staff.
  • Maintain a clean and safe plant.
  • Direct plant operations and product quality control within company policies and procedures.
  • Oversee manpower needs and shift schedules in conjunction with department heads
  • Work with departments to ensure effective coordination of purchasing, scheduling, production, and shipping/logistics
  • Responsible for introduction, maintenance and management of product testing and suggesting product improvements.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews per corporate guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain clear, consistent and inclusive intra-company communications plan.
  • Assist in development of strong and objective commercial agreements with key suppliers.
  • Establish and maintain local community relations.
  • Work with company finance staff to refine bill of materials.

?PLANT MANAGER KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • BS degree in management or engineering. Academic achievements combined with significant operations management experience / Plant Management level (10 years).
  • Significant track record in increasing levels of leadership and career success required. Outstanding manufacturing knowledge and supervisory skills also required.
  • In-depth knowledge of mold maintenance, gel coat and lamination processes
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and problem solving skills.
  • Information systems fluency, with knowledge of manufacturing statements, MRP operations and Microsoft Office products. [might want to include R&D software, Great Plains, and/or other systems currently used by the company]
  • Strong training in LEAN manufacturing practices/TRP/Six Sigma.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work well with and motivate a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to handle complicated product issues including numerous custom orders.
  • Demonstrated management of profit center/cost center responsibility and budgeting processes.

Personal Characteristics:

The successful candidate will be an innovative, entrepreneurial, highly intelligent person with tremendous energy and an excellent work ethic. He/She will thrive on the challenges associated with building a manufacturing operation, capable of delivering in a high growth environment. The successful candidate will be able to work effectively with a wide range of personnel and communication styles across the Company’s operations. Other personal characteristics will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Good listening skills, a natural people-orientation, and openness to ideas, suggestions and constructive feedback.
  • Bright and creative, with the ability to bring innovative and aggressive ideas for the operations environment.
  • Consistency of thought and action.
  • Highest levels of integrity and ethics, both professional and personal.

Job ID: 8061000865049749071

This job is located in

Fort Pierce, Florida, 34946

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