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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:49 PM

Job Description
Growing metal
fabrication/industrial manufacturer is looking to add a plant manager to their team.
The Manufacturing Plant Manager oversees all manufacturing and facilities activities. This position is responsible for the planning of the sites strategy, policy, and plant development initiatives in an effort to exceed customers expectations through safe, efficient methods.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
This position is responsible for all aspects of production operations, engineering, and maintenance of the facility. Responsible for the management of production activities in the safest means possible: including the scheduling of systems, meeting production goals, and achieving quality and cost objectives. This position ensures that products produced by the assigned work centers, across all shifts, are in compliance with company policies, procedures, and customer specifications.
Promote, provide resources for, and participate in activities that provide for an injury/illness:free work environment, as well as establish, communicate, and maintain safety requirements/ expectations for the department. This position facilitates engaged work teams.
B.S. degree highly preferred, 5+ years experience in manufacturing management, must have experience in metal fabrication. Knowledge of manufacturing, operating systems, management, team training, financial control, regulatory issues, quality programs, engineering, and computer systems required. Six:sigma and/or lean manufacturing process experience and / or certification a plus.

Measure of Performance and Accountability:
Manages the manufacturing
activities/department of Operations to meet production goals, quality and cost/efficiency objectives.

Meet Scheduled Production and maintain a 99 on:time monthly shipment performance assuring that product quality, yield, operating costs and process efficiencies are met. Demonstrate annual productivity improvement. Develop plans, work schedules and manpower requirement for manufacturing or assigned areas and ensure adherence to schedules/goals set. Ensures that new products are transitioned well and delivered.
Plan and develop personnel, methodologies, processes, resources to ensure efficient and continuous improvement of manufacturing Operation. Assure continuous improvement in Scheduling to fully automate this process.
Identify and implement changes to improve productivity, reduce
costs and scrap. Establish floor metrics to help employees drive improvements.

Assure that utmost care and compliance is instituted by all operators regarding safety, regulatory and environmental compliance.
Establish guidelines for continuous risk reduction. Keep Lost Time Accidents at zero while driving OSHA recordable injuries toward zero on an annual basis. Responsible for assuring compliances to all regulatory requirements: FDA, OSHA, EPA, OEPA, etc.
Complete Training and Safety Objectives within the timeframe established, and identify, initiate and complete Fiscal Year project(s) to improve the level of safety performance.
Demonstrate skill in managing projects by bringing them in on budget, on schedule, and technically correct. Benchmarks technology against major competitors.
Management of Manufacturing capital expenditure budget for maximum ROI and/or
safety/environmental improvements.
Develop and implement methods and processes to assure that slow moving and obsolete inventory is within budgeted goals.
Plan and administer procedures and budgets, space, facilities, resource development management and budgets control. Participate in strategic/forecast planning and objectives setting and establishing manufacturing solutions and processes. Act as a liaison between department
management/subordinate levels, as well as, executive level to inform personnel of communications, de


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