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Plant Manager

Company: gpac
Location: Streator
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPlant ManagerSalary: 100-150KLocation: Streator, ILRelocation AvailableSummary:Responsible for safety, employee relations/employee management, customer performance, plant operations and maintenance. Establish plant policies and procedures. Responsible for plant production goals. Create and maintain well trained and motivated staff. General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Foster a service driven culture
  • Interact with Sales Team and Customers
  • Manager Customer relationships
  • Manage P&L and budgets
  • Create accountability throughout the plant by setting specific expectations and reinforcing both positive and negative performance
  • Develop, manage and supervise staff
  • Utilize the skills and abilities of staff
  • Use team problem solving approach
  • Manage ordering practices for all materials (i.e. Kanban, JIT, min/max)
  • Manage inventory levels and accuracies (raw material/finished goods)
  • Measure performance against goals on a regular basis and present goals to plant personnel as needed
  • Establish and manage continuous improvement practices
  • Clearly establish service related communication channels
  • Create production management functions that support "Lean" concepts
  • Manage to key performance metrics and company established benchmarks
  • Be familiar with the development, use and implementation of planning and forecasting systems
  • Establish cross functional communication practices to support all departments and facilities
  • Partner with all corporate managers and support staff (HR, Customer Service, Warranty, Logistics, etc.)
  • Interviewing, hiring and completing performance appraisals direct reports
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned Specific Duties:
  • Create and implement specific training and development plans for personnel.
  • Establish key performance metrics and benchmarks for all departments.
  • Host and participate in plant specific and companywide Kaizen events.
  • Plan and manage production forecast.
  • Work with the sales team to understand market expectations and translate to internal improvements.
  • Manage production scheduling process to ensure on time shipments and finished goods inventory reduction.
  • Manage the practices for raw material consumptions including on-hand quantities, order points and re-order quantities.
  • Manage all freight cost reduction initiatives.
  • Work with materials vendors for process improvements, cost savings initiatives and problem solving.
  • Manage all quality control or warranty related action items.
  • Create and implement internal standards based on company direction and customer needs.
  • Manage all aspects of safety and environmental programs and initiatives set by the company and governmental agencies.
  • Conduct career planning and development discussions with all direct reports. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Recognized needs and have the ability to request assistance.
  • Excellent analytical skills/abilities.
  • 5+ years of related experience, and specific knowledge required in planning and forecasting.
  • Extensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Excellent team building and project management skills.
  • Travel Required (10%).
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports using Microsoft Office.
  • Experience managing in a Union Environment.
  • 4 Year degree Preferred.
  • Maintenance leadership experience with TPM, PLC, and SMED a plus.
  • Employee Focused Leadership style desirable.Take the next step in your career. APPLY NOW!"For additional information on this opportunity, or other positions of interest, contact Jeff Kolhoff with gpac at Jeff.Kolhoff@gogpac.com Recruiting in Sioux Falls."All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), reli

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