Plant Manager

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Platteville, WI
$90,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 07, 2017
Job ID
Position Summary:
The Plant manager will manage and lead overall plant operations ensuring the achievement of plant targets for Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost. This will be executed through providing strong leadership to the plant team and managing the systems, equipment, people, and materials according to the established policies, procedures, specifications, and customer requirements. The Plant Manager reports directly to the Director-Manufacturing. The Plant Lead Team members will report directly to the Plant Manager (typically 4-8 direct reports) Scope for this Plant Manager role is a small to medium sized facility with typically 300 or less employees and low to mid-level complexity.
Position Description:
  • Leads and drives plant safety culture and puts safety first in all responsibilities.
  • Ensures execution of plant lean and operational efforts in accordance with the company roadmap
  • Leads identification of opportunities and problem areas for targeted improvement by creating, reviewing, and monitoring data or reports that show performance to KPI's. (specifically, safety, quality, waste, and productivity)
  • Oversees all aspects of human capital planning & management for the facility, including HC goal setting, improvement targets for KPI's, salary planning, performance management.
  • Ensure compliance with department safety, product safety, fire protection, Company polices/procedures, and housekeeping programs.
  • Ensures effective, timely and well-developed communications for all product associates.
  • Manage process control initiatives by ensuring manufacturing SOP's exist, and that they are sufficient for quality, safety, and process control.
  • Leads plant budgeting processes
  • Ensures execution of plant Cap-Ex
  • Lead and ensure growth of CI and Operational Excellence culture by providing resources, participating in teams, and leading teams as necessary.
  • Ensures facility compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Drives employee engagement action planning for the facility
  • Leads communication to all plant associates regarding business needs and results
  • Leads efforts at Best Practice sharing with other facilities
  • Meets safety targets and drives a safety culture and environment to send every employee home every day without injury.
  • Meets or exceeds plant business plan and KPI’s.
  • Delivers on established budget.
  • Best Practices leadership
  • Effective, cost-efficient planning and utilization of manpower, materials, and machinery.
  • Strong Human Capital planning, development, and management for the facility.
  • Drives High Performance Culture
  • Plant talent to deliver on plan
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, or related field
  • 7-10+ years of relevant experience in a production environment
  • Demonstrated passion for safety
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, preferably in flexible packaging
  • Demonstrates 3 E’s – Energy, Empowerment, Execution
  • Proven ability to lead and drive continuous improvement
  • Strong Customer Service mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge customers and plant capabilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of drivers of plant results, including ability to interpret financial results
  • Demonstrated Lean Six Sigma Certification strongly preferred