Tiffin, OH

Plant Manager

  • Direct Hire
  • 57e1d6a5-b350-4d28-a6e1-ddf22fa18334
  • June 18
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Plant Manager - Non-Automotive Environment   
Tiffin, OH 
Medical benefits day one of employment and bonus potential! 
Join a thriving, non-automotive industry leader poised for rapid growth through both organic expansion and strategic acquisitions.  Experience the excitement and energy of being part of a dynamic company that's committed to continuous improvement and innovation
➡️ Having team members ready to support you and a CEO eager to assist you will set you up for success
➡️ Your team, with an average tenure of 12 years,  is seeking their next leader and are ready to learn from you
➡️ Tired of working 70 hours a week, be a plant manager with flexibility and average 50 hours per week and minimal weekends 
➡️ With a passion for continuous improvement, like you have, there is work to be done here and you will make an immediate impact doing it 
➡️ Are you capable of getting others "to buy in" on future improvements? We could use your skill set 
This is the career change you've been looking for!
With growth in their sites, acquiring new business and maximizing CI opportunities at the Tiffin location, our client is hiring a Plant Manager.   As the Plant Manager, you will develop and coach your direct and indirect reports in operations and quality adding additional areas of responsibility in the near future.  Your daily responsibilities include:
  • Coach, mentor and develop current direct and indirect reports to exceed their individual goals
  • Improve the pace of accountability and management by improving communication with daily/weekly meetings and updates
  • Participate in sales and operations weekly meetings
  • Review delivery standards, including evaluating the on-time delivery, product flow and what is the challenge in getting product out the door in a timely manner
  • Identify process improvements and initiate group participation on CI activity 
  • Oversee project management, including plant layout and driving change and improvements on the floor production floor  
  • Ensure sustainability by making sure that areas are operating consistently
  • Maintain and improve communication on plant projects, including getting with internal partners on ensuring that plant projects and CI activities run smoothly and are well planned
  • Work with the scheduling team to improve the scheduling process, by understanding the “big picture” and capacity
  • Hold supervisors accountable and maintain consistent management practices
  • Lead CAPEX projects.  Ensure that the due diligence has been done on the research and justification, determine the most cost-effective scenario and communicate with additional departments to ensure a smooth purchase and transition
  • Develop your leadership team and create a succession plan for current staff and any potential new hires
  • Infuse character, passion and charisma into the position, be a strong leader and act as the change agent for the floor and production
  • Value the data that is provided by reviewing and understanding score cards, reviewing each individual work center and running necessary reports to determine how to move forward with improvements, scrap reductions and cost savings
  • Ensure that key performance indicators are in place, work on monitoring and improvement of the KPIs
  • Have a passion for systems excellence and creating manufacturing centers of excellence 
  • Other duties as directed by management 
The company is seeking a candidate that enjoys spending up to 50-70% of their day on the manufacturing floor.  Candidates should feel comfortable being a "Change Agent", able to take ownership of their plant, lead by example, coach and mentor their staff and have the ability to hold others accountable.  The qualified individual will be passionate about continuous improvement, establishing consistent processes and meeting KPIs based on data-driven information.  The company's competitive medical benefits are available day one of employment and there will be bonus offered for this position.  
REQUIREMENTS for the Plant Manager:
1. A bachelor's degree is required, ideally in operations, engineering or supply chain
2. At least five years of similar manufacturing operations management experience 
3. Experience overseeing direct and indirect reports 
4. Experience overseeing multiple facets of manufacturing (production, maintenance, engineering, quality, etc.)
5. Experience overseeing a multi-shift production environment 
6. A proven track record of making measurable continuous improvement efforts 
7. Project management experience of timelines and budgets 
8. ERP experience 
9. Microsoft Office skills, including Word and Excel 
Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Formal Lean and/or Six Sigma training or certifications 
2. Metal working experience 
Reasons to work for this company:
➡️ Benefits available day one of employment, an HSA contribution and up to 20% bonus potential 
➡️ GREAT 401K match of 100% up to 5% 
➡️ Company is seeking growth and adding acquisitions
➡️ A high-profile position with quick opportunity for growth 
➡️ Nice, new office space 
➡️ The opportunity to make an immediate impact and grow with the company 
➡️ Family-oriented, flexible environment with excellent work/life balance and minimal weekends 
➡️ A dynamic team is ready to support you 

Candidates are required to be local to Tiffin, OH.  There is not any relocation available at this time. 

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