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Plant Manager

Company: Professional Placement Services
Location: Wilson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a change agent to fill the role of Plant Manager in our facility near Wilson, NC. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated history of plant turnaround and successful process implementation to hit key performance indicators. Our company is industry-leading and prides itself on being the first step in Green initiatives. Our mission is simple: a greener planet through cost-effective solutions. WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? We are currently seeking a change agent to fill the role of Plant Manager in our facility near Wilson, NC. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated history of plant turnaround and successful process implementation to hit key performance indicators. Our company is industry-leading and prides itself on being the first step in Green initiatives. Our mission is simple: a greener planet through cost-effective solutions. The plant manager would have ownership and expectations as follows: Meets or exceeds the cost, efficiency, utilization, quality, and schedule performance objectives as outlined in the Annual Business Plan. A strong P&L/Business Partner orientation relative to Plant Manager duties is highly desirable as is an understanding of Operational impact on financial performance. Functions as a "change agent"-- - who can manage the integration of new processes, training, systems, and metrics to measure continuous improvement and organizational excellence.
Collaborates with Environmental, Health, and Safety lead to manage and direct all safety and environmental compliance matters (state, local & federal), ensuring the integrity of the business's operations and the welfare of the employees. Evaluates develop and improves the overall capabilities and depth of the plant's technical, operational, and managerial resources. This manager must be able to select, train, develop and promote employees in a manner consistent with building a "world-class"-- - operation. Responsible for building a strong plant operations management team, training, and cross-training appropriate backups, and continuing to develop a collaborative employee environment/culture. Periodically conduct manpower reviews, succession planning, and performance reviews of the operations management team, as appropriate. Prepares detailed production and cost reduction plans, budgets, and program/project plans responding to infrastructure and equipment priorities, capacity, overhead absorption strategies, cost structure, inventory/WIP, capital needs, etc. Directs the utilization and application, as appropriate, of manufacturing systems, metrics, and controls. Aggressively manages deviations from plans and implements corrective action programs. (Maximize yields and productivity.) Maintains excellent communications with internal and external customers, key executives, employees, suppliers, etc. No surprises - "proactive in approach and team-oriented"-- -. Manages employee relations activities. Creates a positive culture conducive to organizational success, employee growth, and retention of staff. Responsible for timely and effective employee selection and improvement of employee retention and development. -- - - Effective development of followership and successful leadership management of employees. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED? An undergraduate degree in chemical, mechanical, industrial/manufacturing engineering, production technology, or operations management is preferred or equivalent experience.
Skilled leveraging advanced technologies, processes & equipment, and systems including process technologies would be ideal. Experience utilizing large, complex equipment is preferred. The ability to improve throughput and quality is imperative.
Strong technical and engineering background with the capability to help evaluate equipment, re-engineer systems & processes, layouts, and flows, automation strategies, etc. Also, proficient to lead the capital equipment assessment, justification, and integration process for the plant.
Successfully demonstrates a track record of implementing manufacturing improvement programs (lean manufacturing), monitoring, and evaluating systems. This candidate must know how to determine the status of activities, identify problems, as well as develop "workaround"-- - and corrective action plans quickly.
The ability to contribute to the development of operating plans and strategic initiatives.
The ability to contribute to the development of operating plans and strategic initiatives. Experience preparing production plans, new product integration programs, cost reduction strategies, technology & automation plans, etc. Work closely with peers in other professional and corporate functions.
Successful background working in non-union settings and is comfortable functioning as a "change agent"-- -, building positive employee relations and developing communications programs throughout all organization levels.
Outstanding communication skills with the ability to make presentations to staff and corporate headquarters executives. Capable of building strong working relationships with peers, subordinates, suppliers, customers, etc.
Leadership competencies should encompass:
the ability to build cohesive teams
high integrity character
delivering results
inspiring commitment and accountability -- - - identify and address critical issues timely and effectively IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? Operational excellence and P&L management for the Plant. Specific duties entail: production operations
process engineering
environment & safety
customer relations
purchasing
facilities
quality
project management
planning & scheduling
employee & labor relations Successfully demonstrated track record of driving operational and cultural improvements for full facility turnaround. The successful candidate will have eight to ten (8-10) years of operations leadership experience directing several of the following disciplines: production operations
project management
master scheduling
supplier relations & purchasing management quality
environmental compliance
maintenance
process engineering
production control
equipment & capital
facilities
safety & related compliance
logistics/transportation Please Submit Resumes To; Email: topjobs@ Fax: 440-842-7143 or Call 440-842-7133

Keywords: Professional Placement Services, Wilson , Plant Manager, Executive , Wilson, North Carolina

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