The Plant Manager manages and directs plant activities in accordance with established corporate manufacturing policies and procedures. Maintains an adequate labor force and sets production goals to meet business demands within budgetary guidelines. Maintains plant cost effectiveness by coordination of all production departments toward fulfillment of annual goals and standards. Ensures timely and efficient maintenance of plant and equipment. Oversees and periodically reviews tests and procedures to assure quality/competitive product. Coordinates product flow from production through shipping. Establishes and implements production schedules, parameters, programs, and standard operating procedures and monitors same for compliance and progress. Plans, recommends, establishes, and implements production forecasts/budgets. Provides the necessary leadership to develop and implement, in coordination with corporate oversight, plans to continuously improve plant safety, environmental responsibility, quality, service and cost effectiveness.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management, Business Administration or related discipline or equivalent combination of education/experience required.
Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible plant supervisory/management experience; two of which must have been in a relevant industry specific manufacturing environment
Highly developed oral and written communication skills required. Ability to analyze and present clear and concise reports required. Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing systems and techniques. Thorough knowledge of direct manufacturing support functions including materials management, scheduling, account services, shipping, and maintenance. General knowledge of engineering processes, information technologies, and human resource functions to enable accessing these resources as needed to support the manufacturing site. Proficient in Microsoft office software and JDE business software. Working knowledge of all plant equipment and systems. Knowledge of plastics extrusion processes required for extrusion facilities and knowledge of fenestration process is required for Window facilities.
Position requires minimal to moderate travel (approx. 10%-20%).