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Asst Plant Manager

Company: GPAC
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Asst Plant ManagerJackson, TNRESPONSIBILITIES:The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the operation team's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of Labor, Materials and OEE.-- Acting on these metrics with corrective action and change management decisions will be reported up to the Plant Manager.-- Additionally, the position will recognize Continuous Improvement & Kaizen opportunities that drive hard savings that tie directly to profitability.-- It is imperative to have the aptitude to mentor and coach as well as the ability to motivate and hold the team accountable to actions.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:----------------------- Safety is #1 priority. Will be key member of the safety committee.----------------------- Assure timely production of high-quality finished goods at the most economical cost.----------------------- Reduce raw material overages and product scrap percentages.----------------------- Improve overall quality metrics to drive customer satisfaction ratings.----------------------- Direct and indirect labor under budget.----------------------- Provide leadership for supervisors and team leaders; inspire teamwork.----------------------- Identify developmental needs of personnel and implement plans to meet those needs.----------------------- Monitor and provide the appropriate management training where applicable.----------------------- Improve communications between departments, ultimately creating a better working relationship.-- A self-directed workforce is the ultimate goal----------------------- Direct production floor and mold repair----------------------- Have signature authority in Plant Manager's absence----------------------- Develop Capex Requests with ROI for efficiency improvements----------------------- Administer a fair and consistent disciplinary policy.QUALIFICATIONS:Education:-- Bachelor's Degree or 10 years work experience.Experience:-- A leader in a Manufacturing Operations role that has department(s) responsibility for a facility with more than 200 associates and/or sales volume in excess of $25M.--------Evidence of success, ownership and increasing responsibility in Leadership, Accountability & Discipline, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).--ABILITIES and SKILLS:----- Safety, Quality, Productivity. Must own and drive all three, in that order.--- Drive Labor, Material Usage and Downtime KPI's through shop floor tenacity.--- Lead Kaizen events for fast wins and positive movement in Labor, Materials, OEE. Follow-up for sustainment is key.--- Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively delegate to subordinates.--- Analytical problem solver; assimilate large amounts of detailed information.--- Assure compliance and read-across for a 3 shift operation.--- Excellent time management skills to meet frequent deadlines.--- Effective verbal & written communications skills with peers and supervisor.PHYSICAL CONTEXT / WORK ENVIRONMENT:--- Temperature swings and prolonged high heat tolerance is essential as 75% of the day will be on the production floor.----- Eye protection is always required in the manufacturing plant.--- Safety & compliance with OSHA----------------------------------------------------------------------- Safe work culture------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monitor sources of turnover----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shop floor training--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Raw material inventory control--- Finished goods inventory control--- Best Practice read-across --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Labor utilization----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Accident investigation--- EPA compliance--- Plant cleanliness------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New product launch--- Project management--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Identify failure trends--- Monitor lead time components--------------------------------------------------- Monitor on time deliveryTake the next step in your career. APPLY NOW!--"For additional information on this opportunity, or other positions of interest, contact Scott DeWitte with gpac Recruiting in Sioux Falls."All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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