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Plant Manager

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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$95,000 - $115,000

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Plant Manager

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Summary:

Responsible for plant operation. Direct plant policies and procedures. Responsible for plant production goals. Foster a well-trained and motivated staff. Independently manage all aspects of a production facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate plant operations in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure seamless production processes for optimal efficiency.
  • Oversee and enhance our safety program to foster a secure environment for our team members.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the implementation of 5S, Six Sigma, and Lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • Collaborate with team members to implement and direct continuous process improvement strategies.
  • Take charge of achieving plant production goals and monitor output and efficiencies using KPIs to ensure profitability.
  • Supervise product specifications and oversee all incoming and outgoing activities to guarantee accuracy and completeness of shipments.
  • Manage materials and supplies to meet production and operational metrics.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure seamless coordination of purchasing, shipping, and receiving activities.
  • Conduct physical inventory counts and ensure the proper operation of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements such as DOT, OSHA, EPA, Tier II, Fire regulations, etc.
  • Cultivate a well-trained and motivated staff through effective leadership and mentorship.
  • Conduct regular employee performance reviews and schedule plant meetings to address operational needs.
  • Champion the production of high-quality products from the source.
  • Attend corporate training sessions and meetings to stay abreast of industry developments.
  • Remain knowledgeable about company personnel-related guidelines and policies, ensuring adherence.
  • Ensure fair and equitable administration of all policies and guidelines.
  • Schedule and conduct daily and weekly toolbox talks to promote safety awareness and teamwork.
  • Perform any other duties as required to ensure operational success.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Operations Coordinator will be responsible for training, leading, and motivating a team of hourly fabrication and assembly employees.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma, Green Belt level preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow and develop a team.
  • 5-7 years of significant manufacturing experience, including supervisory roles.
  • Proficiency in pump systems, mechanical skills, fabrication processes, welding, 12V electrical systems, and truck equipment.

Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication proficiency.
  • Customer/client-focused mindset.
  • Adept at teamwork and collaboration.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Proficient in project and time management.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Commitment to ethical conduct.

If you’re ready to make a significant impact on plant operations and drive success through effective leadership and strategic planning, we want to hear from you! Apply now and join us on our journey towards operational excellence.

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