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Plant Manager

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Jefferson City, MO
$90,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 09, 2018
Job ID

Plant Manager (plastics)
West of St Louis, MO
$90-130 K+ bonus

Our client is a stable and rapidly growing player in the plastics industry.  They are seeking a plant manager with plastics experience. They will consider a skilled production manager or maintenance manager capable of taking the next step in their career.  MUST have plastics experience and preferred experience with various injection/blow molding related equipment and machinery.  This is a hands on leadership role not a behind the desk job. You will work with and be mentored by excellent managers who CARE about your success and personal development.  Excellent culture and great stability. 

 Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The plant Manager creates a culture that promotes safety as a top priority.
  • The plant Manager drives continuous improvement, and constantly evaluates productivity and the current staff to optimize production efficiency.
  • The plant Manager is responsible for development, training and coaching of staff, sets individual and team goals for staff, and provides continuous feedback.
  • The plant Manager is responsible for all operations in the plant on all shifts.
  • The plant Manager will be responsible for the production schedule for all shifts.
  • The plant Manager will conduct timely annual reviews and evaluations of staff.
Production Manager Required Education and Experience:
  • The plant Manager MUST have 3+ years of management experience in plastics (preferred blow molding or injection molding)
  • ·Must have 3 years minimum of Production Manager or maintenance manager level experience.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred.
  • The plant Manager will have at least 2 years’ experience implementing Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, or 5-S in a manufacturing environment.  Strongly prefer some level of continuous improvement experience.
  • The plant Manager must have the ability to set goals and hold the team accountable to achieve these goals.Must be familiar with PLC’s and able to read and sketch mechanical drawings.