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Plant Manager

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

Job #1580149
Alexander City, Alabama

Lucas Group has recently partnered with a construction materials manufacturer in the greater Alexander City area.   This critical hire for the organization will be responsible for management and continuous improvement of all manufacturing activities related to the extrusion production processes.  The Plant Manager will refine and drive plant-specific key performance areas, in conjunction with key plant management.  Essential Duties:

  • Provide leadership to all aspects of the manufacturing operations
  • Strive for continuous improvement in manufacturing processes to ensure efficiencies and eliminate waste, and implement such plans through people, processes, procedures and equipment.
  • Identify, understand, and adopt relevant best practices to ensure ongoing growth and profitability.
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational performance, opportunities and risks.
  • Direct the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Manage, mentor and coach direct and indirect reports as appropriate.
  • Exercise direct supervision over general supervisors and line supervisors with respect to production volume, cost and quality of production to meet production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Meet financial objectives and goals by forecasting requirements, support the annual budget process.
  • Direct and lead all operations to achieve monthly profit results with a focus on operations throughput.
  • Ensure and oversee all EH&S & OSHA rules and regulations are in force.


  • Bachelors degree is required, Engineering or related discipline 
  • Ten (10) years of hands-on manufacturing management experience required, prior plant management experience a strong plus
  • Extrusion industry experience is required
  • Proficient use of Internet, spreadsheets and data entry
  • Measurement and results oriented with statistical process capability

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