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Plant Manager

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Sales & Business Development
South Carolina, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Career Opportunity: Plant Manager located East of Greenville, SC

Do you thrive at starting up new assembly operations? Is your strength providing leadership and operational excellence? Are you a plant manager with a focus on quality and efficiency? If so, we want to speak with you about our position!

We are seeking a Plant Manager to open a new Plant expanding existing product assembly capacity for the company. You will set and implement the operations strategy to meet company objectives and growth targets whilst driving a continuous improvement program to improve efficiency and performance. The Plant Manager will hire, lead, and mentor the local teams and develop a high-performance customer focused culture within the organization, along with the following:

  • Manage and lead the ramp-up phase of the new facility.
  • Putting the customer first, ensure that the company meets its objectives on a short term (annual) and longer term (3 year) period.
  • Define the local strategy and work with your team to deliver year on year improvements.
  • Deliver on the quality and health and safety targets ensuring a safe workplace.
  • Manage and develop the supply chain in co-ordination with group supply chain strategy to minimize costs and complexity.
  • Deliver products on time to customer requirements.
  • Use metrics to evaluate performance and drive improvement programs focused on efficiency, safety, delivery quality, and costs.
  • Actively develop a culture of continuous improvement though training and development.

To be successful in this role you will have great communication, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Other requirements include:

  • Excellent knowledge of Operations Management in a high value small volume manufacturing plant.
  • Experience of assembly and test processes in an electromechanical environment.
  • Health and Safety knowledge in a production environment.
  • Production process evaluation and LEAN process implementation.
  • Good knowledge of ERP / MRP systems and use in production planning.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • Ability to travel to UK, Europe, and China for training and product knowledge. Limited travel in this position after new facility startup.
  • Project Management skills, preferred.

If you are looking for a great career opportunity, please apply online today!