Plant Manager

<span class="JsGRdQ">Our client is a market-leading supplier into the medical device and pharmaceutical industry.</span> <span class="JsGRdQ">They produce products in mass volume but in a regulated, quality-focused environment.</span> <span class="JsGRdQ">This organization continues to experience high growth, while exceeding targets and meeting innovative demands of their customers.</span>

New Jersey, USA

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p>

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Overview: <p class="_04xlpA direction-ltr align-start para-style-body"><span class="JsGRdQ">We are seeking a well-rounded plant leader who has the ability to tie the operations and the financials together to achieve high performing results. The Plant Manager is responsible for leading the site operations, planning, strategy development and execution to achieve the operational and financial targets.</span> <span class="JsGRdQ">You will oversee a multi-function team including production, supply chain, finance, engineering and quality control.</span> <span class="JsGRdQ">This busy site employs over 175 non-union team members.</span></p>
Responsibilities: <p class="_04xlpA direction-ltr align-start para-style-body"><span class="JsGRdQ">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">With support from HR, you will hire, develop and motivate high performing and engaged team members</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Develop and present site performance reports as requested by VP Operations</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Manage objectives and development of site budget, ensuring targets are met</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Monitor plant performance</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Develop short and long-term operational targets and tie to financial targets</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Ensure site is operating in a safe manner, adhering to all safety requirements and standards</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Ensure site is producing highest quality of products and services</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Manage and optimize all cost controls, improvements and best in class process to utilize a lean operation</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Identify opportunities for improvement through lean principals</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Develop plant costs plans covering all products, materials, facility, labor, etc. to achieve and exceed targets</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Collaborate and develop strong relationships with other sites in business to drive best practices across operations</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Provide clear communication and hold teams accountable for deliverables</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Promote innovative culture in process and products</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Drive customer satisfaction through high quality production</span></li> </ul> <p class="_04xlpA direction-ltr align-start para-style-body">&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p class="_04xlpA direction-ltr align-start para-style-body"><span class="JsGRdQ">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">University degree - Engineering preferred</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Experience leading manufacturing site in regulated and high-volume production setting</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Strong business acumen and ability to tie manufacturing to financial statements</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Technical mindset and in-depth understanding of manufacturing tools and processes</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Innovative mindset and ability to create solutions to challenges facing production, budget, and personnel</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Ability to lead a multifunctional team</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Servant leadership style with the ability to motivate others, handle stress, and conduct self in professional manner at all times</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Organized, detail-oriented, and deadline-focused</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Outstanding problem solving skills</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Excellent communication skills &ndash; written and verbal</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Ability to build strong relationships and foster rich and engaging company culture</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Understanding of Six Sigma /Lean principals</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Ability to use MS Office Suite, SAP, Project Management tools</span></li> <li><span class="JsGRdQ">Hold high ethics and values</span></li> </ul>