Plant Operations Manager
Plastics & Packaging
Full Time Regular
Blue Signal Search
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Our client is a top manufacturer of packaging materials, offering top-of-the-line, environmentally friendly materials. To maintain their success, they focus on product quality and product availability. They are looking for a dynamic and experienced Plant Operations Manager to oversee their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
As a leader in the industry, our client is committed to producing top-of-the-line, environmentally friendly materials and maintaining exceptional product quality and availability. As the Plant Operations Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading and overseeing the Blown Film Extrusion operations, ensuring optimal production output, maintaining stringent quality standards, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. This is a hands-on position and will require someone to be out on the floor much of the day.
This Role Offers:
Competitive base pay, benefits package, and 401(K) match. Paid vacation days & tuition reimbursement towards qualified certifications/degrees.
Up and coming department, part of nearly 100 business units around the world. High level of responsibility and visibility with plant management. Industry-leading tools and machinery with top-of-the-line resources. Strong focus on manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement.
Oversee plant operations, ensuring adherence to production schedules, quality standards, and safety regulations. Develop strategies for maximizing production efficiency and resource utilization, while minimizing downtime. Foster a culture of continuous improvement, implementing process enhancements and best practices. Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and take corrective actions as needed.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline operations and meet customer demands. Lead and develop a high-performing team, providing clear expectations and ongoing coaching. Promote a safety-first culture, ensuring compliance with regulations and proactive risk mitigation. Manage production planning, inventory, and quality control processes to meet customer requirements and drive customer satisfaction.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, operations management, or a related field. Experience may be acceptable in place of a higher degree. A minimum of 10 years of experience in leading and overseeing Blown Film Extrusion operations, with a strong emphasis on manufacturing Form-Fill-Seal, Stretch Hood, Shrink, PE Film, and BSOM bags, is preferred. Proven experience as a Plant Manager or in a similar role within a manufacturing environment. Strong knowledge of production management, quality control, and inventory management principles.
Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to effectively motivate and manage a diverse workforce. Solid understanding of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies. Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a track record of driving operational excellence. Proficient in using manufacturing software and ERP systems. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
About Blue Signal:
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