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Ref: HL - PM - NW

Plant Manager – Nonwovens

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What you will do:

Reporting to the Group Plant Manager you will be responsible for providing strategic direction for this production facility. You will serve as coach and mentor to a developing staff while performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers and/or supervisors.

Key responsibillities:

  • Lead, manage and develop plant employees to assure the necessary capabilities and culture are in place to maintain and improve a “Center of Excellence” operation
  • In conjunction with senior group management, establish and manage activities to meet / exceed short- and long-term plant goals
  • Lead in the development of a plant safety culture with a focus on developing an employee led safety focus program
  • Control plant costs – including developing, managing and controlling budgetary process
  • Manage production efforts to meet service, quality and cost goals
  • Lead major change initiatives in a dynamic high change environment
  • Manage implementation of operations improvement projects and programs
  • Establish and manage cost reduction strategies and activities
  • Meet quality standards/SPC requirements. Ensure all products shipped meet all JM and UL/FM specification requirements
  • Maintain and improve positive employee relations (including union free status) while developing a disciplined workforce
  • Manage plant technology, innovations, and project strategy in combination with product management and technology leaders
  • Maintain service levels to customers through production/inventory planning and coordination with SIOP resources
  • Maintain environmental compliance to federal, state, local, and standards through ISO 14001 environmental management systems
  • Maintain communication with customers (internal/external) and provide technical support as required
  • Act as representative to the community, works with local leadership to enhance favorable image of JM and ensures required local services are available in order to position as a responsible corporate citizen of the community.

Must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Engineering degree preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of increasing responsibility in a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of experience in a plant leadership role of a similar size team and facility
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and make timely decisions
  • Previous experience in managing employee safety
  • Understand financial systems and controls – including ability to analyze budget and cost data, determine trends and apply corrective actions to achieve desired financial goals.
  • Solid project planning and management skills, using standard project management tools
  • Demonstrated ability to implement recommendations and drive change initiatives
  • Proven collaborative and participative management skills are essential

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Job Reference: HL - PM - NW

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Salary Range

$130,000 - 150,000


United Kingdom