Plant Manager, Plastics

Location:Tennessee
Salary:120K - 140K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:Some
Contact:
Ron Eliason
reliason@midlandconsultants.com
P: 440-971-0681
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Function:

Growing plastics’ company has an excellent opportunity available for a Plant Manager.

 

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Work safely and foster safety culture to achieve safety excellence
  • Manager Production Shift Managers and Department Managers; provide support, development and leadership to all shifts
  • Assist in the effective utilization of production capacity, staffing and equipment through planning, organizing and scheduling; make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing levels, work assignments and work procedures considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight, repair expenses – promote cost consciousness and expense reduction
  • Set and monitor production standards; responsible for accurate production reporting and timekeeping
  • Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification including the replacement of machines

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Plastics or Engineering

  • Ten years of manufacturing management

  • Knowledge of extrusion, converting, resins, printing

  • Quality system knowledge

  • Experience managing a budget

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong MS Office and ERP systems knowledge

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Able to lead and inspire in a team environment

  • Able to influence without direct authority

  • Able to deliver constructive criticism

  • Experience in HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, blow molding, polyethylene, polypropylene, or flexible packaging would be a plus