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Plant Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Angola
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Plant Manager – Injection Molding 




Must be qualified to work in the US without Sponsorship.

We are engaged in a search for Plant Managers with strong, hands-on injection molding experience, team-oriented management style; with very strong molding troubleshooting skills.  In this role, you will manage all departments of this injection molding operation.   We are looking for a self-directed, team-oriented manager who likes to be involved, takes charge and does what is right.  The company is profitable and has great benefits.    

 Responsibilities for Plant Manager  

  • The Plant Manager will assume responsibility for all departments operations, ensuring that safety, productivity, staffing, utilization, scrap are all at appropriate levels. 
  • In conjunction with company Executives and key managers, the plant manager will establish budgets and strategic plans to accomplish corporate objectives for growth and profitability.
  • The Plant Manager will establish metrics for key areas of measurement and hold teams accountable to achieve or exceed these goals.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing and drive continuous improvement as a way of life in the operations, including constantly improving metrics in key areas.

Qualifications for Plant Manager 

  • A BS degree is strongly preferred, but will consider all candidates with extremely strong knowledge of injection molding processing and operations
  • 8 years of experience  in Manufacturing Operations in a high volume manufacturing operation (Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Production Manager)
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in Injection Molding with an in-depth knowledge of this market, and strong knowledge of tooling, materials, and processes.  
  • We are looking for very strong processing and tooling knowledge, and the ability to specify tooling, # of cavities, etc.   We need someone who can train others on processing and someone who can solve technical problems. 
  • Strong, metric-driven personality and methodology, and must drive the business for continual improvement of key metrics.
  • Strong financial knowledge with strong budgeting skills.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Fort Wayne , Plant Manager, Other , Angola, Indiana

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