Job Openings

Plant Manager

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Lancaster, PA
$130,000 - $170,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
May 19, 2017
Job ID

The Company is interested in candidates who can work in the US with out sponsorship: US Citizen or US Green Card.



Plant Manager 

Overview of the Plant Manager position

Responsible for managing all production activities and directing teams to effectively achieve production goals.


  • Provide leadership across the site to ensure continuous improvement in safety, quality, service and cost.

· Manage continuous manufacturing process, and quality teams to efficiently use materials and machinery.

· Coach and direct department supervisors in effectively managing each respective department.

· Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and/or company policy and procedures.

· Plans production to ensure customer deadlines are met. Prepare operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.

· Communicate effectively production targets and priorities to manufacturing and support teams.

· Develop annual operating plan and capital requirements. Act as project manager of all capital projects.

· Develop and implement appropriate cost saving ideas for production operations. Generate and implement ideas for continual process improvement.

· Maintain production and inventory records. Manage KPI’s

· Monitor and maintain all applicable production permits and ensure that the facility complies with all local, state, federal and company policies.

· Manage employee selection, training, performance evaluation, documentation, salary and termination processes. Maintain a positive, proactive labor environment.

· Ability to effectively handle associate relation situations

· This is a 24/5 plant operation


  • BA/ BS Degree in manufacturing, engineering, industrial management or plastics engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years managing in a manufacturing plant;
  • Experience in working in a Union facility and developing a team sprit
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation skills required.
  • Microsoft Suite proficiency.
  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis and P&L; ability to apply financial theory and practices.
  • Understands and enforces adherence to OSHA and Company safety guidelines.
  • Knowledge of environmental health and sanitation compliance requirements.
  • Ability to develop an on-going safety culture
  • Use Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement/ Six Sigma tools to achieve quality and performance goals