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Plant Manager

Date Posted: 12/21/2021

Job #1591420
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

We are pleased to be exclusively partnering with our global manufacturing client on their Plant Manager opening in Northeastern Wisconsin. We are looking for an experienced & passionate leader that is focused on employee retention & career development. This is a large plant with over 500 employees and the Plant Manager will empower their teams by delegating suitable assignments. It is a great opportunity to join a growing business unit within an industry leader. This role offers an exciting challenge, career growth opportunities, a competitive base salary, bonus, and relocation (if needed) for the right candidate.

An ideal candidate for this role is someone who has 5+ years of plant leadership experience that can point to managing a successful operation in a complex environment. They will be degreed, with a safety mindset, managing a team that meets customer demands with high quality. The primary focus of this role is to find a cultural change agent that takes pride in creating the optimal work environment for their employees by providing opportunities for immediate impact in production output improvement & defining paths for individual career progression. Our client is ready to take fast action and speak to the best qualified candidates, sharing with them the specifics of the opportunity.

Plant Manager Responsibilities

  • The Plant Manager is responsible for operations of a 500+ staff plant.
  • Will be accountable for plant operations including the following departments: Production, Engineering, EH&S, Maintenance, and Warehousing.
  • Identify strategies to attract & retain employees in a very competitive talent market.
  • Delegate projects and responsibilities to the appropriate departments.
  • Lead meetings with management & staff to increase collaboration and align individual teams with plant-wide & organizational goals.
  • Ensure production meets company & customer standards with cost, quality, and delivery.
  • Provide a safe working environment.

Plant Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing leadership.
  • Proven success in mobilizing teams and inspiring workforces into positive change.
  • Experience driving Lean Manufacturing principles is a plus.
  • Knowledge of IATF16949 is beneficial.

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