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Plant Manager

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Location
IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 24, 2018
Job ID
2634375
Premier plastics manufacturer has an immediate need for an experienced Plant Manager.  Primary responsibility will be the direction and oversight of production operations and monitoring operations for efficiency and safety.  Plant population of 500+.
  • Identifies and develops a plant operating plan that is consistent with and supports the business plan.
  • Leads and directs the development and deployment of key operational initiatives for world class manufacturing (factory utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement, etc.) in support of division objectives.
  • Responsible for the selection, training, growth and development of staff personnel to attain organizational goals.
  • Lead problem-solving and process improvement with the plant and customer to achieve resolution and elimination of product issues.
  • Provide oversight and direction for capital projects, including plant automation.
  • Continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and management methods to generate improved plant performance and workflow optimization and efficiencies
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of plants strategic and tactical plans.
Qualifications:
  • 4 year degree.
  • Safety focused.
  • 10 years of leadership experience in production operations (at least 4 as Plant Manager +)
  • 5+ years of recent plastics manufacturing experience.
  • Results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Must have demonstrated accountability at the plant management level and have a strong track record of successful execution.
  • Ability to effectively set and communicate expectations & directives to manufacturing staff.
  • Knowledge of high speed/high volume production processes, raw materials, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment.