compensation: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year employment type: full-time
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We grew 300% last year and now need a plant General Manager with LEAN Manufacturing experience to support our growth.
Requirements and Responsibilities. Controls product flow through inventory by managing staff; receiving, manufacturing and distributing product. Provides strong leadership to the employees at the plant, ensuring high morale, teamwork and good employee relations, at all levels, including on the shop floor and with our customers. Leads and designs Lean Manufacturing goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the organization. Manages all activities for continuous improvement and performance enhancement. Employs Lean methodologies and tools in order to accomplish business objectives.
Provide for the efficient administration of plant operations.
Maintain on-time delivery performance of daily, weekly, and monthly production schedule
Coordinates material and personnel requirements with production control.
Assures that rates are being met. Recommends specific actions when rates are not met.
Assist as needed to justify and initiate capital expenditure requests and requests for employee additions and replacements.
Recruit, interview and select warehouse personnel. Ensure employee development through training and delegation of responsibility; assist employees in career planning.
Analyze and initiate efforts to control expenses.
Operate the plant with a high emphasis on safety and accident prevention. Conduct or attend all monthly safety meetings.
Initiate employee counseling or disciplinary sessions where appropriate to maintain order, safety, quality, housekeeping, and productivity.
Develop and implement procedures designed to improve plant operations.
Conduct annual performance and wage/salary reviews with subordinate personnel. Ensure subordinates are managing their reviews commensurate with a system that recognizes high performance and supports the growth and development of the workforce.
Review and approve expenses related to plant operation. Explore opportunities for expense reduction.
Supervise the development and implementation of work schedules for supervisors, warehouse and delivery personnel.
Monitor and assure the proper maintenance of plant and equipment. Support the development and implementation of an effective preventive maintenance program.
Suggest changes in plant layout and design where appropriate.
Applying Lean Manufacturing principles, submit recommendations for the addition of material handling and processing equipment where needed.
Education and Experience:
B.S., Engineering or Business discipline is preferred
Affiliation with successful manufacturing companies
A minimum of (5) years' experience of operations management in a manufacturing company, with responsibilities of producing, purchasing, inventory and production control, and engineering, as well as shipping, receiving, and warehousing
Sound administrative skills, well developed management skills-principle and people
Proven ability to recruit, train, and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth
Job Type: Full-time
Plant Management: 5 years min. (Required)
Job Type: Full-time
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