PLANT MANAGER - THERMOFORMING (containers, cups, trays, etc.) Note: The location of this job is confidential, and may not be in the city advertised.
SUMMARY: We are proud to be working with a thermoforming company with operations in the Southern US. As Plant Manager, you will run this plant as if it were your own business, managing all aspects of the 4 shifts, labor, materials, inventory, and productivity. This is a truly exciting opportunity for an aggressive manager who knows how to build a high-energy team and keep their team accountable.
The primary function of the Plant Manager is to manage all aspects of the 4-shift thermoforming plant which operates 24/7.
Manage Thermoforming and Extrusion supervisors, QC, Maintenance, fabrication, assembly, shipping/receiving.
The Plant Manager is responsible for the efficient scheduling of all production for the entire plant.
The Plant Manager is responsible for Staffing and Material replenishment.
The Plant Manager ensures that all supervisors are appropriately trained and that the supervisors appropriately train line workers.
Manage the housekeeping such that the plant is are clean, safe, and well-maintained.
Manage & participate in continuous improvement initiatives in the thermoforming and extrusion departments
Bachelors degree in Engineering or Business preferred. Employer will consider all qualified candidates with the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in this position.
The Plant Manager must have a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a thermoforming manufacturing operation .
The Plant Manager must have excellent people skills, a "leader's" personality, and the ability to have a team rally behind them to meet the output and growth goals of the company.
The Plant Manager must have a “take-charge” personality who can efficiently and effectively identify and solve problems and manage the growth and opportunity this company is experiencing.
The Plant Manager must have excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills to interact with R&D, Engineering, Maintenance, Upper Management with respect to challenges or opportunities.
Experience with continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, & 6-Sigma.
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