Ensure the plant employees and guests on site comply with safety and environmental practices – lead by example and build a safety first culture
Lead production scheduling to meet customer needs including timely delivery
Develop a keen focus on customer service and proactive communication across the team
Partner with the engineering team to ensure proper drawings and designs are being used during the manufacturing process
Purchase material/services to successfully operate the facility
Successfully hire, supervise, orient, train and retain operations/product staff
Promote and maintain a clean workplace that is “tour-ready” at all times.
Ability to read drawings, plan production tasks from those drawings, and coach employees to produce product correctly.
Ability to operate some of the standard tools on the plant floor such as overhead cranes, hand tools, batch plant, etc. While the Plant Manager will not be asked to operate these things continuously, having some of these skills will make him/her a better coach and troubleshooter.
Be a leader and coach leadership. Motivate crews during morning huddles. Lead effective Mid-Day meetings.
Coach Leads on how to set expectations on a whiteboard and have them followed. Lead inventory counts.
Promote safety best practices in meetings with other Plant Managers.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager as deemed appropriate and necessary by them.