Plant Manager, Plastic Injection Molding

Location:Illinois
Salary:130K - 150K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:Some
Contact:
Ron Eliason
reliason@midlandconsultants.com
P: 440-971-0681
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Function:

Job Description

Growing company with multiple manufacturing locations has an excellent opportunity available for a Plant Manager, with experience in plastic injection molding.  This position will manage a facility with 60+ employees.  The Plant Manager will direct and manage all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality and other production related activities.  This position offers a very competitive base salary, bonus potential and comprehensive benefits.  

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsibility and control over plant operations including personnel, logistics, production, maintenance and other commercial activities.
  • Serves as a member of the HACCP and Food Safety Team (if applicable).
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Develop and control profits, plans and budgets as well as build and present cases to secure CAPAX expenditures for the coming year as well as measure KPI’s, financial justification and contract negotiations.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Develop a culture of Continuous Improvement across the business by encouraging participation from the teams.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime and repair expense and hold each department accountable.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; guide for replacement or adjustments to plant facilities or equipment when necessary.
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to managers to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Communicate with Senior Managers to improve future objectives for the plant.
  • Develop initiatives to continuously improve manufacturing process operations and implementation of initiatives.
  • Work with management team to ensure teamwork, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Review and approve plans for the control of planned output, budget spending, material efficiency, and engineering effectiveness.
  • Supervise and manage employees, establishing strong working relationships with other functional managers.
  • Liaise with customers on day-to-day requirements.
  • Health and safety in the workplace.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.

 

Requirements:

Job Requirements

 

  •          Must have at least five plus years of experience in Plant Management, Operations Management, or Production Management.
  •          Five plus years of experience in plastic injection molding a must.
  •          Experience in thermoplastics, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyolefins, HDPE, LDPE, or LLDPE would be a plus.
  •          Bachelor’s degree in related field or five years plant/general management experience in manufacturing environment; partnered with strong leadership skills.
  •          Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing operations and maintenance engineering.
  •          Industry experience preferred.
  •          Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques, quality systems and standards.
  •          Highly motivated; results oriented.
  •          Good working knowledge of relevant legislation; including health & safety.
  •          Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  •          Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.