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Plant Manager

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

Job #1580149
Alexander City, Alabama

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. Planning, developing and implementing strategies to meet performance goals within applicable budgets and timelines.

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.
  • Reduce unit costs
  • 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.
  • Ensure effective interchange of information between all work groups.
  • 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 
  • 5-8 years of hands-on manufacturing management experience
  • Extrusion industry experience is required
  • Proficient use of Internet, spreadsheets and data entry
  • Measurement and results oriented with statistical process capability
  • Prior plant management experience a strong plus.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, professional office environment

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