Plant Manager

St Joseph, MO 64503

Post Date: 05/01/2018 Job ID: 8190 Industry: Industrial

SUMMARY

Direct and manage manufacturing, logistics, and customer relationships. Responsible for plant operation and maintenance. Establish plant policies and procedures in conjunction with corporate. Responsible for plant production and profitability goals. Establish and maintain community relations. Foster a well-trained and motivated staff.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and coordinate plant operations within company policies and procedures.



  • Maintain a clean and safe plant, promoting and ensuring a safe work environment and a safety conscious work force, and continuously monitor plant for safety, environmental and housekeeping concerns and ensure corrective actions is taken to protect the welfare and health of our employees and meet all legislative requirements. Ensure that corrective actions are taken in a timely and cost effective manner. Exceed all government regulations relating to Safety and the Environment.



  • Direct plant policies and procedures as defined by Corporate Office.



  • Ensure, through department supervisors, that productivity, efficiency, and quality of all operations are monitored and corrective action is taken when standards are not being met. Set metrics and meet budgeted targets. Monitor daily production and scrap data and take corrective actions to optimize operation and minimize cost.



  • Assist departmental managers/supervisors in developing technical and operating capabilities of their personnel through a suitably planned training program and monitor their progress and performance. Monitor staff and address any discipline situations. Maintain all personnel records with regard to capability and performance. Review adjustments in job classification and wage rates with departmental supervisors and approve recommended changes. Conduct employee performance reviews



  • Through department supervisors, ensure suitable scheduling of personnel and operations in the plant to meet customers requirement at the least cost. Monitor and coordinate preventative maintenance functions and requirements. Monitor maintenance functions and assist maintenance supervisor in assigning priorities.



  • Implement practical operating improvements to reduce costs through increased productivity and improved yields



  • Responsible for plant production goals. Responsible for establishing all shift production schedules.



  • Ensure successful completion of assigned projects.



  • Provide support through leadership of each of the departments so they will attain their goals and objectives.



  • Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of production, logistics and shipping.



  • Monitor all inventories to ensure that they are maintained at the proper levels and follow corporate inventory procedures.



  • Schedule and conduct plant meetings.



  • Responsible for the product quality control for the plant.



  • Attend scheduled corporate meetings and events. Complete and submit required reports in a timely manner.





QUALIFICATIONS

  • Direction of plant operations and community relations requires significant manufacturing knowledge as well as advanced interpersonal and supervisory skills. This is normally acquired by seven to ten years of manufacturing experience which includes supervisory responsibility.



  • Strong leadership skills, always leading by example, fostering a culture of positivity, professionalism, good work ethics, and inspiring teamwork.



  • Solid understanding of current employment law, statutes and regulations.



  • Demonstrate departmental sustainability to adherence of set policies and procedures.



  • Able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers using a variety of methods.



  • Be able to acquire and analyze data using statistical methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.



  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety standards.



  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.



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