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Plant Manager

Company: Spark Packaging
Location: Totowa
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: Plant ManagerLocation: Totowa, NJ Position Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, direct and lead the day-to-day operations of the plant (to include production output, product quality and on-time shipping).
  • Develop and set quarterly strategic and tactical plans and lead team through execution.
  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining high quality standards.
  • Allocate resources (people, equipment, and materials) effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
  • Monitor operations 24/7 and trigger corrective actions.
  • Develop systems and processes that optimize plant operations, and personally champion making them "stick".
  • Work in close collaboration with the Director of Manufacturing and other plant/corporate resources on new products, equipment and processes.
  • Develop processes and training plans to address gaps in safety, manufacturing, and maintenance programs.
  • Work closely with HR to recruit, onboard, train and retain high caliber employees.
  • Partners with other functions (quality, sales, finance, purchasing) to tackle operational issues as well as longer-term projects (such as equipment improvements, acquisition integration, etc.).
  • Foster a safe work environment, including practicing all the latest COVD-19 best practices.
  • Proactivity address employees' issues as needed performance.Reporting Groups
    • Production Management
    • Maintenance Team
    • Plant Engineering
    • Production SchedulingDesired Education and Experience
      • Highly experienced manufacturing leader with 7+ years of experience, preferably in a process-oriented operations and/or related industry.
      • BA/BS in Engineering, ideally Mechanical or Industrial.
      • Proven track record of running a successful manufacturing operation, in particular driving both short and long-term systemic improvement and operational performance (hitting the numbers).
      • Understanding of project management, continuous improvement, lean and High Performing Teams.
      • Excellent analytical, problem solving, planning, change management and team development skills.Personal Attributes
        • Building highly effective, collaborative working relationships at all levels in the organization inspiring trust and confidence in others. Practices being an ideal team player (hungry, humble, and smart).
        • Strong ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing).
        • Rapidly builds trust with fellow employees.
        • Effectively leading change in a small business environment.
        • High level of self-determination and self-management (gets things done).
        • Detail oriented, tech savvy, willingness to continually learn and embrace new approaches (growth mindset).
        • Bias to action, calmly solves problems, follow-throughs, holds self & others accountable, willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
        • Highly organized, ability to work on multiple project and meet tight deadlines.
        • Work comfortably in a constantly changing environment and demonstrate the ability to be resilient in the face of uncertainty and stress.
        • Has a high capacity for learning and potential to grow into positions of increased responsibility.

Keywords: Spark Packaging, New York , Plant Manager, Executive , Totowa, New York

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