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Job No.: 185-2018
Job Title:Plant Manager

Description:   The plant manager is responsible for directing and coordinating daily operations. This includes developing efficiency strategies to ensure the plant meets production goals and standards at minimal manufacturing costs. The plant manager works directly with department heads to coordinate purchasing, production and distribution operations. Duties include instituting policies and procedures, training supervisors and administrators, maintaining a production schedule, giving performance reviews and motivating staff to meet production goals safely.


Responsibilities (May include but not limited to):

  • Uphold the fundamentals of the Nicholson Nine and Responsible Care Guiding Principles. Environmental, Health, Safety and Security are a responsibility of every PVS Employee.
  • Direct and manage plant operations for safety, production, maintenance, quality, and shipping and receiving.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and leadership skills to drive continuous improvement while maintaining moral.
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.
  • Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Provide leadership in driving behavior based safety and lean initiatives.
  • Manages capital asset maintenance and improvement projects.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs including planned shutdowns.
  • Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provides direction, development and leadership to administrative and supervisory staff.


Required Education / Training / Equivalent Experience (Prior to hire / transfer):

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management
  • Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
  • Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.
Location: Painesville, OH
Posting Date: 5/28/2018
Position Type: full-time
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