Extrusion Manager

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Direct Hire
Jan 03, 2019
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This position is responsible for full operational management of the extrusion department (approximately 75 employees) and will lead the safe and efficient utilization of manpower, equipment and materials to produce highquality product.  Highly profitable facility with over 400 employees.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Maintain/improve manufacturing standards and GMP’s
  • Leads and monitors extrusion process, to insure system stabilization.
  • Responsible for staffing and training all extrusion department personnel.
  • Participates in long range planning of department equipment and manpower requirements. Implements those plans through hiring and training of employees, coaching for performance, budgeting, equipment and labor utilization programs, generation of capital improvement projects, driving productivity improvements, etc.
  • Implement and demonstrate best practices and consistent policies. Complete and maintain timely and accurate reports on critical production outcomes such as efficiency, downtime, cost, etc.
  • Manage and support the continuous improvement process in safety, quality and productivity.
  • Ensures extrusion production schedule is maintained and that it accurately satisfies demand.
  • Recommends systems designed to improve efficiency, including those required for inventory control, plant loading, manufacturing best practices, and quality standards.
  • Works closely with the maintenance group in the development and maintenance of a preventative and operational improvement program for the departments.
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent management experience within a manufacturing environment
  • 7+ years of recent experience in plastic extrusion (profile, sheet or rollstock)
  • Experience implementing Lean manufacturing principles.  SSBB or SSGB a plus
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team based management approach